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  • 1. Acupuncturist By Anish Patel Section 3 Assignment 4.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/48511039@N04/4443762283/in/photostream/
  • 2. Acupuncture <ul><li>Acupuncture is a therapeutic treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese art </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It involves placing needles in people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This relieves blockages in Qi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practitioners make holistic health profiles </li></ul></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/48511039@N04/4443762231/in/photostream/
  • 3. Duties <ul><li>Acupuncturist’s duties include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inserting needles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cupping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing a comfortable environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use of aromatherapy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use of tea </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 4. Cupping <ul><li>Cupping is the use a glass cup with a flame inside. </li></ul><ul><li>It is an alternate method to needles </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/48511039@N04/4443762231/in/photostream/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/48511039@N04/4443762261/
  • 5. Education <ul><li>Allopathic or osteopathic medical degree </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Medicine </li></ul>
  • 6. Certification <ul><li>Acupuncturist certification comes from the American Board of Medicinal Acupuncture </li></ul><ul><li>The prerequisite is 300 hours of board approved classes </li></ul><ul><li>Another option is an interview with board members </li></ul><ul><li>After either option, a test must be taken </li></ul>
  • 7. Salary One year experience $45,000-$60,000 Five years $60,000-$80,000 Ten years $80,000-$100,000 Twenty years $100,000-$140,000
  • 8. Places of Employment <ul><li>Acupuncturists can work in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private Practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Offices </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Working Conditions <ul><li>Acupuncturists generally work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With sharps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With hot objects </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. Environment <ul><li>The environment is generally: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfortable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clean </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Equipment Needles Cups
  • 12. Works Cited <ul><li>American Board of Medical Acupuncture. Requirements for Certification in Medical Acupuncture. Retrieved March 11, 2010 from http://www. dabma.org/requirements.asp </li></ul><ul><li>Payscale.com. Acupuncturist Salary. Retrieved March 11, 2010 from fromwww.payscale.com/research/US/ Job=Acupuncturist/Salary </li></ul><ul><li>StateUniversity.com, Acupuncturist Job Description, Career as an Acupuncturist, Salary, Employment - Definition and Nature of the Work, Education and Training Requirements. Retrieved March 11, 2010 from http://careers.stateuniversity.com/pages/ 466/Acupuncturist.html </li></ul>

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