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BMAS Spring Meeting and AGM

Two and a half days of lectures and demonstrations, bringing you up to date with the latest research and techniques in medical acupuncture and beyond, with the newest innovations in laser acupuncture and shockwave therapy. With Thomas Lundeberg, Hannes Müller-Ehrenberg and Michael Weber.

BMAS Electroacupuncture Course – theory and practice

The popular 1-day course with comprehensive presentations and demonstrations and a half-day practical session. AS Super 4 Digital (illustrated) included with course fee.

BMAS Points Practical Courses

These courses follow a rolling programme of 4 days, focusing on practical needling of particular regions of the body. A selection of the 4 days will be covered over 1 year. The 4 days cover the core skills training for the Diploma of Medical Acupuncture (DipMedAc). Other self-directed study is required to cover the knowledge and research base for the DipMedAc.

BMAS Back Pain Course

NICE guidelines for the treatment of low back pain include a course of acupuncture. In response to the guidelines the BMAS is offering a course for acupuncturists focusing on the assessment, treatment and management of back pain. A 1-day course consisting of lectures, demonstrations and practical sessions. Led by Mike Cummings and Jens Foell.

BMAS Acupuncture and Women's Health

A specialist day focusing on acupuncture and fertility/gynaecology. Topics include: anovulation and polycystic ovary syndrome; vasomotor symptoms; pelvic pain during pregnancy; acupuncture and assisted reproduction therapy. Presented by Lisa Stener-Victorin.

BMAS Palliative Care Day

A new course covering key areas in palliative care including pain, nausea/vomiting, breathlessness and dry mouth, with lectures and small group work sessions. Led by Graham Leng and Mike Cummings.

Gerwin Masterclasses, led by Dr Robert Gerwin

Workshops run by Dr Robert Gerwin, a Board-Certified neurologist from Washington State, USA. Bob trained in the diagnosis and management of myofascial pain syndromes under the renowned Janet Travell, and now runs a multidisciplinary pain clinic specialising in this field. The workshops involve lectures, demonstrations and practical experience.

Masterclass I (head/neck/shoulder girdle/elbow).

Masterclass II (back/hip girdle/abdomen/knee).

BMAS Autumn Meeting 2012

Further details

Full details of all meetings may be obtained from the BMAS Administrative Office, or online:

Telephone: 01606 786782 Fax: 01606 786783

Email: admin{at}medical-acupuncture.org.uk

Web: http://www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk

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