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The 9 CE hour Acupressure Basics home study course explains the practice of acupressure and how it relates to the massage therapy profession. Acupressure is a traditional Chinese medicine technique which blends acupuncture points and pressure together. This course presents detailed diagrams explaining body meridians, acupressure points along the meridians, and their indications and contraindications. It will also give you sample points for treating specific ailments. This course is a great resource for all massage therapists.
This Course Will Present:
Definition of acupressure, Qi, and body meridians
Benefits and contraindications to acupressure
Whole body meridian diagrams and explanations of each point
Specific acupressure points and their benefits
Suggestions for creating an acupressure treatment plan
References to pursue further education in acupressure
You Will Receive: Acupressure Basics text, by Melissa M. Dawahare, ND, guide with instructions, exam of 70 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
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Very interesting and informative. - R. Creson, LMT
It would've been nice if the techniques and how to implement them into a standard massage was elaborated on. The sites and description of the points where very informative. - Brian Garrett, LMT
Easy to get through, straightforward, and left with a good reference for further study. - Benjamin Collura, LMT
I love the descriptions of each point and diagram showing where they are located. - Karen Billingsley, LMT
All of the following are benefits of acupressure EXCEPT:
A. Relieving pain
B. Diagnosing disease and illness
C. Balancing Qi
D. Supports general health and well being
The Spleen meridian begins with SP 1 on the:
A. Big toe
B. Second toe
C. Third toe
D. Fourth toe
Which of the following points are known as the Four Gates?
A. SP 6 and KI 3
B. LI 4 and LR 3
C. CV 1 and GV 1
D. PC 6 and HT 7