This page is dedicated to those that are looking for courses to certify in acupuncture/dry needling. The link below will direct you to a curated list of the schools of acupuncture and dry needling in Canada. Some of the schools allow students to register for a discount, others are only open to physiotherapists with X amount of hours of training. I would encourage you to browse each of the schools in your province to find which one is best for you. If you have a specific question you can always contact us directly and we can help you make the best choice.
If you are looking for a review on a particular course you can always check out Ignite Physio for reviews on the courses offered in the list below.
Preventing Acupuncture Adverse Events: A Headache Example
Enoch Ho, MPh, PT, RAc; and John Chan, PT, RAc, FCAMPT
Registration Fees: Acupuncture Division Members (code in email) – $245 plus HST; General Public – $275 plus HST
- Have a greater understanding of acupuncture-related adverse events and methods to prevent them
- Practice safe needling of acupuncture points that are considered “high risk”
- Learn and appreciate various theories to managing headaches with acupuncture
Enoch Ho, MPh, PT, RAc, Assistant Clinical Professor, McMaster University
John Chan, PT, RAc, FCAMPTEnoch has been involved in teaching and supervising students in clinical practice and research in both physiotherapy and acupuncture for many years. His research interest is very diverse from studying Hospital Mortality Rate to running clinical trials in acupuncture for stroke patients and CRPS. Enoch is also one of the founders of the Acupuncture Course – Evidence Base Approach to TCM at McMaster University. Currently, he is a registered acupuncturist (General Member) in Ontario.