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BMAS Electroacupuncture – 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, focussing 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 Acupuncture and Women's Health

Presented by Lisa Stener-Victorin. 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.

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 Palliative Care Day

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

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.

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.

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