Spinal Acupuncture

Auricular Magnet Therapy for Pain & Musculoskeletal Conditions 4 Module CPD Diploma Course in London


The cost of the course is £360.00
16 Contact hours with 36 hours of CPD Credits
1 to 5 pm

Next London admission dates 2014:

Saturday afternoons 2 to 5pm:

26 April 2014

10 May 2014

7 June 2014

5 July 2014

20 Sept 2014

25 October 2014

Any 4 of these Dates are required to complete the Diploma Course

After Completing this course there is an option do the Advanced Auricular Magnet Diploma for Common Health Condition with these 4 modules deducted from the total of 8 module on that course
See: http://www.ccmlondon.com/acupuncture_courses/



University of London
International Hall

Meeting Room or Conservatory
Lansdowne Terrace
London WC1N 1AS

Contact Paul Robin acusoc@yahoo.co.uk or 0773 4668402

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Course Objectives

The course centres on specialised Auricular Magnet Therapy treatment for Musculoskeletal conditions without any needles. Auricular Magnet Therapy is a powerful therapeutic technique which can make a valuable contribution to patient rehabilitation and is a practical, usefull & effective technique available to professional therapists.

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Anatomy & Topography of Ear, Magnet Insertion Practice and Stress formula Practical Clinical Treatment
Upper Extremity Points & Treatment Formulas for Neck, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Fingers and Clinical Treatment
Lower Extremity Points & Treatment Formulas for Back, Hip, Knee, Ankle & Toes and Clinical Treatment
Head Points & Treatments for Headache, Toothache, Trigeminal Nerve & Jaw Pain and Clinical Treatment



Each module is will cover point location practice, ear anatomy and clinical treatment application on each other and patients

The course focuses on points and formulas to treat musculoskelital, traumatic, sports and orthopaedic conditions


The emphasis of the course is on the practical application of auricular Magnet Therapy in stress management and treatment of variety of musculoskeletal and sports conditions. - how to accurately locate ear points, and how to effectively needle them.

You will cover basic TCM and acupuncture and Magnet Therapy theory, anatomy of the ear, general concept of auricular therapy, health and safety issues and precautions/contraindications for auricular acupuncture.

The syllabus includes;

point location on each other with an electronic locator and needle practice on an ear modal as well as on fellow students, pictures are taken to show the correct positioning of needles and explanations are given about the contra indications and side effects, when to decline to treat someone, treatment outcomes, safe application, hygiene, safe withdrawal and disposal of needles, the importance of wearing gloves during needle withdrawal.

How to avoid syncope, stop bleeding safely, and revive a client from syncope or weakness following treatment. This includes safe positioning of patients to avoid accidents and incidents, how to avoid needle stick injury.

How to use an electrical point locator and how traditional Chinese practitioners use probes and cauterisation, the use of magnets vs press needles (which are not recommended), stimulation methods, the different systems of French, English and Chinese versions of point location, history, ethics, how to take case histories, student insurance requirements and acupuncture society student registration. 

We ask students familiarise themselves with Acupuncture Societies ethical code and rules of professional behaviour.  Optimal Treatment durations are discussed

Scientific research study is encouraged is and research into the possible mechanisms of how auricular acupuncture works. We also teach relevant TCM theory and auricular anatomy.

For more information about this course

Contact Paul on 0773 4668402 or acusoc@yahoo.co.uk

Members of the Acupuncture Society, and are entitled to use the initials MAcS EMT after their names.

To complete the course students are required to carry out and submit 10 case studies between modules.

Successful graduates will be awarded a Diploma in Auricular Magnet Therapy for Musculo Skelital Pain and with be entitled to use the initials Dip EMT after thier names and will be accepted as a members of the Acupuncture Society. (annual membership £100 and student and proffessional indemnity cover cover can also be arranged)

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The course is designed specifically for massage & other body worker therapists, acupuncturists, doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors & other heath workers with anatomy & physiology.


The list below is a student safety guide used prior undertaking a CCM course. We aim to protect the health and safety of students in training and also those they practise on during and after the course.

If you suffer from any of the conditions listed below or other conditions which have not been included that you feel are relevant, please inform us prior to class treatments so that we can assess you suitability for such treatment.

Where there is any doubt please consult your GP.

- A recent operation
- An untreated medical condition
- Severe Bone or joint disorders (Rheumatoid/Osteo arthritis, osteoporosis)
- Cardiovascular disorders (high blood pressure, heart / circulatory desease, thrombosis)
- Diabetes
- Endocrine disorders
- Epilepsy
- Drug addiction or recent use of cocktails of recreational and prescribed drugs and or exessive alcohol consumption
- Medication
- Pregnancy (or post natal)
- Severe skin disorders
- Severe mental illness
- Spinal injuries
- Prone to fainting
- If you suffer from infectious deseases like hepatitis b or HIV

You must also have eaten about 2 hours prior to treatment (please inform tutor if you haven't

- If there anything else we should know about your health, please let the tutor know.
- The same proceeding is required prior to treating your clients or during assignments

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The cost of the course is £360



Membership to the Acupuncture Society is available to course attendees
(upon paying the annual membership fee of £50)


(Please note that course fees are non-refundable)

Fees are directly payable by chq's made out to your course tutor account

CCM cannot accept payment on behalf of each individual tutor

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Paul Robin

Head of the College of Chinese Medicine TCM faculty Chairman of the Acupuncture Society

Paul Robin has been teaching and practicing Traditional Chinese medicine for over 20 years. He was trained in the Fook Sang style by Dr Ac Bernard Kai Lam Lee (who was a TCM specialist brought over from China by the British Acupuncture Association) and qualified in 1987. Paul was Dr Lees full time apprentice and assistant for 9 years during which time he conducted research and lectured at the Fook Sang courses held at Imperial College and was President of the Fook Sang Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Practitioners Association.

In 1994 Paul founded the College of Chinese Medicine and some years later founded the Acupuncture Society in order to establish Chinese style Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in the UK.

Paul specializes in Spinal, Auricular, Traditional and Chinese Medical Style Deep Needling Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Diagnosis and complex Chinese Herbal formulations.

He represents the Acupuncture Society in the Acupuncture Stakeholders Group which is working with leading members of the profession toward the future regulation of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine and preparing for the professions inclusion into the NHS.

Paul lectures at the College of Chinese Medicine and is also a specialist TCM consultant at the Clinic of the College of Chinese Medicine in Harley Street.

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Please submit this form and the course tutor will respond to your email to inform you of whether you have been accepted. If you have any queries about this course please contact
Paul on 0773 4668402 or email: acusoc@yahoo.co.uk

Acupuncture SocietyAcupuncture Society membershipReturn to Top ↑

Successful graduates from this course can apply for membership of the Acupuncture Society are entitled to use the abbreviations MAcS EMT after their names the society can also arrange professional indemnity insurance at a very competitive members preferential rate

all members must be insured and log 15 hours of CPD per year (8 hours courses/seminars/workshops and 7 hours home study/research)

Acupuncture Society Application Form

if they join the Society and adhere to its code of ethics rules and regulations and supply copies of their insurance.

Acupuncture Society members are exempted from Local Authority Licensing in many areas including Greater London please check with your local authority.

The annual membership to the Acupuncture Society is £50

The College of Chinese Medicine

Thank you for your application!

Your course tutor will contact you as soon as possible.
If you do not receive a reply within the next few days please call the course tutor.