Acupuncturist

Acupuncturists treat disorders and illnesses by stimulating the body's defence mechanisms through inserting fine needles into the skin.

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    Overview

    Acupuncturists treat disorders and illnesses by stimulating the body's defence mechanisms through inserting fine needles into the skin.

    Day-to-day

    • assesses patients to determine the nature of the disorder, illness, problem or need by questioning, examining and observing
    • develops and implements treatment plans using acupuncture
    • evaluates and documents patients' progress through treatment plans.

    To become an Acupuncturist

    • You need an advanced diploma or bachelor degree in health science majoring in either Chinese medicine or acupuncture to work as an Acupuncturist.

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