Battlefield Acupuncture Seminar Schedule

 

The Battlefield Acupuncture Seminar schedule is as follows:

The morning part (9:00 am to 12:00 pm) of the seminar is didactic, with the afternoon segment (1:30pm to 5:00 pm) of seminar consisting of hands on learning and clinical treatment of patients. Here is how the seminar is structured:

 

8:30 am check in and registration opens

9:00 am the seminar begins

10:30 am we break for 15 minutes

12:00 pm to 1:15 pm lunch break

1:30 pm to 4:30 clinical treatment of patients

3:30 pm 15-minute break

4:30 pm finish clinical treatments

4:30 to 5:30 pm discussion on the day’s treatments and results followed by Q&A. If time permits, we will cover some of our clinical pearls from our free online book.

5:30 pm the seminar ends. Please feel free to stay after class to ask us any questions you may have.

 

 

 

Battlefield Acupuncture &

Advanced Battlefield Acupuncture Seminar Syllabus

 

 

BFA Training

 

 

Illusions of the Ear

What we know and how Illusions influence our thinking and beliefs.

 

The history of Acupuncture and Auriculotherapy in the US

Acupuncture was first practiced in the United States in the late 18th century. Auriculotherapy and Moxa was first used/spoking about in the United States.

 

Point theory behind BFA

Point concepts to understand how and why BFA works from a embryological point of view.

 

History of Battlefield Acupuncture (BFA) and what conditions can it treat?

BFA was invented by Dr. Richard Niemtzow in 2001. The protocol was born as a result of clinical observations made by Dr. Niemtzow.

 

Why use BFA?

It works in synergy when combined with your style of acupuncture. The protocol may also be used as a standalone treatment.

 

Types of Needles used and Why

BFA uses special needles . These needles were designed specifically for treating the ear.

 

Needle Insertion techniques

You will learn hands on needling techniques in this seminar. By the end of the first day you will be proficient in using needles.

 

Point Location and Function

Each BFA point can have multiple functions and outcomes in a clinical setting.

 

Clinical Cut-Offs and Delayed Response

Knowing when to stop the treatment will prevent further injuries to your patients. Everyone heals at their own pace.

 

Ear Care and Follow-up

Learn how proper ear car is essential to your patients out come 

 

Point Concepts to understand Battlefield Acupuncture (BFA) theory
 Do you really know the correct location of Shenmen? Or is it just an Illusions of the Ear 

The history of Acupuncture and Auriculotherapy in the US
Auriculotherapy and Moxa, when it was first used in the United States. Up to President Richard Nixon.

 

Understand the history behind the BFA protocol

A preceptive view of the inventors idea on how and what BFA should be used for in a clinical and field setting.

Learn how to do the BFA Protocol and how to use it

What is the correct clinical setting and patient to use BFA on.

 

Properly use ASP® needles and learn correct auricular insertion technique for BFA including: BFA point location

Learn hands on how to use ASP needles on BFA points for the best clinical outcome.

 

Recognize Side Effects and Results of BFA
BFA may address multiple pathologies. Results can be seen in seconds in some cases.

 

Apply BFA in your clinical practice successfully

You will learn a proficient way to implement BFA into your practice, no matter the style of acupuncture you use.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Point Concepts to understand Battlefield Acupuncture (BFA) theory

History of Acupuncture and Auriculotherapy in the U.S.A. (1784 to present)

Understand the history behind the BFA protocol

Learn how to do the BFA Protocol and how to use it

Properly use ASP® needles and learn correct auricular insertion technique for BFA including:

BFA point location

Recognize Side Effects and Results of BFA

Apply BFA in clinical practice successfully – know when to use the protocol

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Illusions of the Ear

History of Acupuncture and Auriculotherapy in the U.S.A.

Point theory behind BFA

History of BFA

Why use BFA? What conditions can it treat?

Types of Needles used and Why

Needle Insertion techniques

Point Location and Function

Clinical Cut-Offs and Delayed Response

Ear Care and Follow-up

Conclusion