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Undergraduate Degree
Shulan college of Chinese medicine cooperating with Chengdu university of TCM.

5 Year Course

 Acupuncture and Tuina Massage

Accredited by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine


Develop students' mastery of the fundamental theories and practical skills in acupuncture and moxibustion.

Enable students to proficiently perform acupuncture and moxibustion treatments, including meridian localization, point selection, and needling techniques.

Help students understand the clinical applications of acupuncture and moxibustion and their application to various diseases.

Cultivate students' ability to maintain medical records and effectively communicate with patients.

Course Outline:


Module 1: Fundamentals of Acupuncture and Moxibustion


1.1 History and Evolution of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

1.2 Core Concepts and Basic Principles of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

1.3 Introduction to Meridian Systems and Acupoints


Module 2: Meridians and Acupoints


2.1 Analysis of the 12 Primary Meridians and 8 Extraordinary Vessels

2.2 Location and Functions of Common Acupoints

2.3 Application of Meridians and Acupoints in Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment


Module 3: Acupuncture Techniques and Procedures


3.1 Techniques and Proper Needling Procedures

3.2 Point Selection and Application of Different Needling Techniques

3.3 Principles and Methods for Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment of Common Diseases


Module 4: Clinical Applications of Acupuncture and Moxibustion


4.1 Indications and Contraindications for Acupuncture and Moxibustion

4.2 Integration of Acupuncture and Moxibustion with Conventional Medicine

4.3 Case Studies and Discussions on Clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion


Module 5: Medical Record Keeping and Communication


5.1 Standards and Protocols for Clinical Medical Record Keeping

5.2 Effective Communication with Patients and Health Assessment

5.3 Case History Analysis and Diagnostic Discussions


Assessment and Evaluation:


Mid-term Examination

Final Examination

Classroom Participation

Clinical Skills Assessment

Course Projects (e.g., Acupuncture Case Studies)


Textbooks and Resources:


Textbook: "Introduction to Acupuncture and Moxibustion"

Reference Books: "Principles and Practice of Acupuncture and Moxibustion"

Online Resources: Relevant Papers and Research Materials


Teaching Methods:



Practical Demonstrations

Group Discussions

Clinical Observations

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