Introduction to Meridians and Acupoints (3 CE hours)


Course Description
This course is designed to offer a detailed introduction to the Meridians and Acupoints of the body in preparation for the incorporation of Shiatsu into a massage practice.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:

  • Identify the Meridians of the body.
  • Detail the functions of the Meridians.
  • Correctly identify the major Acupoints to be manipulated for the treatment of specific maladies.
  • Name and describe the “Four Pillars” of client assessment in Acupressure massage.

This course is presented for educational purposes only. It was developed and marketed specifically for massage therapists that are required to obtain continuing education hours for licensing purposes. The author is not giving medical, legal or other professional advice.

This course is classified as “Cognitive” learning, meaning that there is no hands-on portion.