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The Master Tung's Points Beginning Series is designed to immerse practitioners in this profound system of acupuncture. Students will learn unique and practical tools that will allow them to use the points immediately and effectively. These courses are an exceptional opportunity to learn Master Tung's points, fondly referred to as "magic" points. Not only can they be understood using the Nine Star/Magic Square theory of the I-Ching, Tung's Points are also immediately useful, and in most cases, have instant and lasting results.

Beginning Series 1 - Susan introduces the Master Tung's Magic Points system, and teaches the history, beginning theory, and energetics of the points. Students will learn the points of the hands and arms.

Price: $421.22
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CEUs/PDAs: 12 Approved: Standard Certificate, Florida (13), IVAS, California, NCCAOM (13)
Length: 12 Hrs
Access Period: 1 Year

COURSES IN THIS SERIES

1. Master Tung's Magic Points: Beginning Series 1 - Course 1

Title: Introduction & Magic Square

CEUS/PDAs: 1.5
Approved: Standard Certificate, Florida, IVAS, California, NCCAOM
Length: 1.5 Hrs
Access Period: 1 Year

COURSE OVERVIEW

In this part, Susan gives an introduction to Master Tung’s points, and teaches the principles of the Magic Square. Some discussion topics include: how to best learn the points, a history of Tung’s acupuncture, and available resources.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To give a brief history of Tung's Points in the US.
  • To explain the use of the Nine Stars of the Magic Square and how we can use it to help with the selection of points within Tung's Acupuncture system for structural issues and pain.
  • To offer a detailed description of points from Tung's system of points.
  • To offer how to learn this material, and give an overview of what will be covered and learned in the series.

COURSE OUTLINE

0 hrs - 30 minIntroduction; how long it will take to integrate this material; information about the Advanced Series; keeping energetic lines clear; how Susan determines which points to choose; how to learn and needle the points; scalp acupuncture; hand points; History of Tung’s acupuncture, Master Tung, Dr. Miriam Lee, Dr. Young, scope of practice including bleeding techniques, how Susan learned the points, treating emergencies with bleeding techniques; Using the fewest possible needles, keeping clear energetic lines, needling points on the arms and legs, bleeding on the torso

30 min - 1 hrsDr. Miriam Lee and her clinic; Moxa post and bamboo cupping; Insights of a Senior Acupuncturist; The Magic Square; Bilateral vs unilateral needling patterns; Examples of Master Tung points chosen and how they fit the Magic Square (1 trea,ng 9: 55.02 Flower Bone One…); 77.22-­‐77.23 Beside Three Miles

1 hrs - 1.5 hrs88.25 Center Nine Miles (GB31); 77.18 Kidney Gate (Shen Guan); Discussion of addendum points; recorded question on: do you cup locally? Discussion about cupping; Case history: excruciating facial pain, the importance of experimenting and trying new things; All directions treat the center; recorded Q&A and case histories

2. Master Tung's Magic Points: Beginning Series 1 - Course 2

Title: How the Points Work

CEUS/PDAs: 1.5
Approved: NCCAOM, IVAS, California, Florida, Standard Certificate
Length: 1.5 Hrs
Access Period: 1 Year

COURSE OVERVIEW

In this part, Susan gives her lecture on How the Points Work. Some discussion topics include: cupping to clear toxins, the Five Theories used in Master Tung’s acupuncture, and deep needling versus shallow needling. NOTE: This course mentions bleeding techniques and the treatment of cancer as part of the historical discussion of Tung’s acupuncture points. Bloodletting and Cancer treatment are not within the scope of practice for California Acupuncture Licensees. Furthermore, bloodletting and/or the treatment of cancer may or may not be included in your scope of practice in your particular jurisdiction. The mention of the historical use of these techniques does not certify the learner to use these points or condone the use of these techniques outside the scope of one’s practice in their jurisdiction.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To give a brief history of Tung's Points in the US.
  • To explain the use of the Nine Stars of the Magic Square and how we can use it to help with the selection of points within Tung's Acupuncture system for structural issues and pain.
  • To offer a detailed description of points from Tung's system of points, and learn more about the system in the 'how the points work' lecture, which will provide an overview of the 5 operative theories involved in the proper use of Tung's Points.
  • To offer how to learn this material, and give an overview of what will be covered and learned in the series.

COURSE OUTLINE

0 hrs - 30 minUsing cupping for both chronic and acute conditions; recorded question about points for scapular pain; Cupping to clear toxins, what is meant by “Toxin Areas”; “How the points work” lecture; 740 points in Master Tungs system; This Door/This Corner/This uprightness relationship to Large Intestine channel; Connection of the distal points to the brain, particularly the thumb, fingers and the big toe; Opposite side needling for structural issues; Back Horse/Dao Ma supporting point techniques; 11.20 Wood Inflammation

30 min - 1 hrs1010.19-­‐1010.20 Water Gold/Water Through; 55.01 Fire Bag; 66.02 Wood Wife; 88.17-­‐88.19 Four Horses, location and Reaction Area elemental relationships; Example: sciatica treatments with distal and guiding points, using more than one guiding point to treat pain that occurs simultaneously in multiple channels; Bleeding – integral to Master Tung’s acupuncture, examples (Tai Yang, LU5, UB40); Susan’s HIV clinic; Deep needling techniques vs shallow needling; Needle according to the nature of the disease (heat, recent, deficient) vs (cold, chronic, excess), spring vs summer, winter and fall

1 hrs - 1.5 hrs Needle according to the physical condition of the patient; Muscular patients much harder for wind evil to evade, but once it happens it goes very deep in the body and is hard to extricate. Wind is something we treat every day, second to stagnation. Bring the wind out then rebuild the system; Focus the treatments and be very clear, don’t try to do too much or send qi in different directions. Consecutive vs simultaneous treatments; Case history: 10 year old waterboy for football team who got tackled, asthma and nightmares, 1010.19-­‐1010.20 Water Gold/Water Through and Prefrontal scalp needles; recorded Q&A and case histories

3. Master Tung's Magic Points: Beginning Series 1 - Course 3

Title: Points 11.01-11.06

CEUS/PDAs: 1.5
Approved: IVAS, Standard Certificate, California, NCCAOM, Florida
Length: 1.5 Hrs
Access Period: 1 Year

COURSE OVERVIEW

In this part, points 11.01 through 11.06 are covered (including 11.17 and 11.24). Some discussion topics include: an introduction to locating finger points, and finger needling techniques.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Students will learn how to identify exact points on the hand, fingers, arms, legs and feet, and how they can be used to treat specific conditions.
  • Students will also learn treatment points for a hernia and gynecological issues.
  • Students will learn how to prioritize treatments, and what specific treatment actions should be used when.
  • To offer a detailed description of points from Tung's system of points

COURSE OUTLINE

0 hrs - 30 minRecorded Discussion about soreness after cupping, post cupping recovery; recorded question about using multiple techniques or treating multiple conditions in one day; Prioritizing the order of treatments, cupping/bleeding before the needle treatment, or consecutive needling treatments; Finger points, A-E lines; Some finger points are only done on one side: 11.20 Wood Inflammation or 11.18 Spleen Edema; Five lines on the palmar surface, on the dorsum of the hand only three lines; Sliding the shaft of the needle alongside the bone to add Kidney tonification; How the practitioner should use both hands when needling finger points

30 min - 1 hrsBlood vessels, burning hot pain vs “zip” nerve sensation; Removing needles if you encounter a nerve sensation on 11.17 Wood (Anger); Creases that should be used for locating finger points; 11.01-11.05 Hernia Points; 11.03 External Distance and 11.04 External Distance; Moxa pots; 11.06 Return to the Nest, San Jiao/Kidney relationship, indications; Helping menopausal patients avoid hysterectomies

1 hrs - 1.5 hrs11.24 Gynecological; Frequency of treatment and rotating the points; Cyclical migraine headaches and balancing the hormones; Treating dry eyes; Recorded Question: Are the points powerful enough to use for gynecological issues on their own?; Recorded question: Question about 11.06 and 11.24 being needled unilaterally vs bilaterally; Recorded question: Question: Infertility due to unknown origin and use of the finger gynecological points, emotional component of infertility; recorded Q&A and case histories

4. Master Tung's Magic Points: Beginning Series 1 - Course 4

Title: Points 11.07-11.15

CEUS/PDAs: 1.25
Approved: California, IVAS, Florida (1.5), NCCAOM (1.5), Standard Certificate