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INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: ACUPUNCTURE AND ELECTROACUPUNCTURE (0-1)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Lorente Gascón, Marian
Number of credits: 30,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Blended
Centre responsible : Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 2.160,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 10/29/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- To learn the neurophysiological and neuroanatomical principles of acupuncture and its clinical setting in the integrated hospital model.
- To describe the characteristics of acupuncture points and the peripheral nerves.
- To learn the relationships between acupuncture points and the peripheral nervous system.
- To review relevant scientific publications applied to oncological treatments.
- To apply treatments to the neural circuits for pain and their effect on neurotransmitters.
- To resolve clinical cases based on deductions made with basic knowledge of acupuncture.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
Graduates in medicine.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 7/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 10/25/2021

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Medicina
Address: C. Casanova, 143 08036 BARCELONA ESPANYA
Email address: lorente@ub.edu

Telephone: 630112909



FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Medicina
Address: C. Casanova, 143 08036 BARCELONA ESPANYA
Email address: lorente@ub.edu

Telephone: 630112909

Observations: Ten online seminars: Saturday mornings, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m (30 October, 13 and 27 November, 18 December 2021; 15 and 29 January, 12 and 26 February, 12 and 26 March 2022).

Practical sessions will be carried out face-to-face with each patient group: internal medicine, oncology.

Patient groups will be coordinated as far as possible for students who live outside Barcelona.

Sessions will follow a case-study methodology and tutorials will be offered for individual support.

All sessions will be recorded and students will have access to the full bibliography via the UB intranet.

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