Department of Acupunture & Physiotherapy

Department of Acupunture

The course is designed with an analytical approach based on theoretical reasoning to a spectrum of common medical conditions will enable the students to more effectively apply their knowledge to improve patient care. During the face to face clinical instruction sessions, ample opportunity will be provided for hands-on needling techniques for body and ear acupuncture, pulse and tongue diagnoses, acupuncture points location, etc. in addition, important topics of clinical and basic scientific research on acupuncture in various fields of general interests will be presented.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding of Qi and its effects on the body
  • Application of the laws and the five elements
  • Understanding of primary channels, and specific points
  • Treat musculoskeletal conditions and pain
  • Know and apply acupuncture assessments
  • Understand Chinese philosophy of treatment
  • Application of Moxibustion, Cupping, and Electro-Acupuncture
  • Auricular, Scalp and Hand Acupunctures in treatment protocols

Department of Physiotherapy

The program curriculum is based on a systematic theory and practical sessions to explain the nature and causes of movements in humans. The key concept of the theory is the notion that movement emerges as the result of interactions between multiple systems at the individual’s sensory, motor, perceptive, and cognitive level, the task to be performed and the environment.

The objective of the program is to train individual to become competent in evidence-based practice in the management of cardio-respiratory, neurologic and orthopedic conditions in pediatric, adult and senior populations.

Course Objectives

  • Apply procedural interventions used in physiotherapy practice.
  • Analyze impairments affecting body structures and body functions leading to activity limitations and participation restrictions, and make physiotherapy diagnostic based on clinical assessment.
  • Set therapeutic objectives, recommend strategies, choose appropriate procedural interventions that are tailored to the individual’s potential for recovery and return to activity and participation.
  • Demonstrate that they are independent professionals able to provide a follow-up in the interest of the patient, the client, or any other involved professionals.
  • Promote transparent communication with the patient and client.
  • Demonstrate a positive, honest, and respectful attitude with other professional partners.
  • Comply with the code of ethics and other regulations governing the practice of physiotherapy.
  • These objectives are achieved through theoretical and practical courses, integrative seminars and clinical placements. Interactive teaching methods are used to foster the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.