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HEADACHE Day - 7 September 2017 - Cheshire. Covers key aspects of acupuncture for treatment of headache, focusing on assessment, treatment & management.

Author:Julie Cummings
Date Added:02 June 2017

Overview of the NICE guidance.  Overview of headache: history and classification.   Demonstration: assessment of the patient.   Anatomy: relevant anatomy of the head and neck.  Practical sessions: assessment and needling practice

THE COURSE  A one day course covering key aspects of acupuncture for treatment of headache, focusing on the assessment, treatment and management of headache. The morning consisting of lectures and demonstrations, with particular reference to the NICE guidelines for acupuncture for headache, followed by an afternoon of practical sessions to refresh existing skills and/or learn new techniques to improve your expertise in this field.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Regulated health professionals who use acupuncture in their practice and would like to revise or improve their knowledge and skills in the management of patients with headache.

WHAT IS INCLUDED? The one day course, delegate notes, tea and coffee, and light lunch

This is a practical course and is subject to proof of Hepatitis B immunisation showing antibody level or results of a recent blood screen for Hep B surface antigens (details will be provided).  You are also required to be registered with a relevant regulatory body (or BAcC member), BMAS trained and/or currently using medical acupuncture.   Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Northwich office on 01606 786782.

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