The Medical Acupuncture Program will no longer be offered by Continuous Professional Learning, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, after June 2013. Information on future programs of study with Dr. Aung can be obtained from Dr. Aung's academic office.
The Medical Acupuncture Program (MAP), under the Division of Continuous Professional Learning, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (University of Alberta) is one of the few university academic-based medical acupuncture training programs in North America. The intensive 200 credit hour graduate-level program is designed to provide a stringent, controlled, structured scientific program of study in Traditional Chinese Medicine theory and clinical practices as it relates to medical acupuncture and modern biomedicine. Instruction is provided through lectures, workshops, demonstrations, clinical practice and examinations. The program is designed to be taken on a part-time basis and to be completed in nine months. It is presented in four modules (levels), each worth 50 credit hours. Each module consists of two 3-day weekend sessions (Friday through Sunday) help approximately one month apart.
Admission to the program is currently restricted to licensed:
- Occupational Therapists
The program was originally developed for the University of Alberta by Dr. Aung in 1991 and then subsequently offered by Continuous Professional Learning, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. During its development, Dr. Aung played a major role as the program’s chief instructor, examiner and curriculum consultant.