EMPOWERING YOU TO BECOME A CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURE THERAPIST
ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR 2023 APR & 2023 DEC EXAM COURSES COURSES AVAILABLE IN தமிழ் & ENGLISH 2023 ADMISSIONS COMMENCED
Acupuncture is a therapeutic practice that entails stimulating certain points on the body, most often with a needle penetrating the skin, to alleviate pain or to help treat various health conditions. It is a recognized as system of healing by World Health Organization.
How does Acupuncture work?
A qualified & certified personnel who does acupuncture is an Acupuncture therapist. He/She should be knowledgeable in the Acupuncture Meridians, Therapeutics and Human Physiology. An Acupuncture Therapist
Treat patients symptoms using a variety of tools including his/her own finger tips, pen tips, needles, cups and herbal moxa sticks.
Provide personalized treatment by developing a plan for each patient
Stay in accordance with all laws of acupuncture
Keep patient records
Diagnose ailments according to Traditional Chinese Methods
Promote an alternative medicine philosophy
Make health and wellness recommendations
Acupuncture therapists have a unique opportunity to treat patients using an ancient modality of Traditional Chinese Methods. This field often provides a flexible schedule and the chance to meet many people. Acupuncture therapists can take advantage of having to work in a collaborative setting with other natural healers, like Ayurveda therapists, physical therapists..etc. Acupuncture is based on an alternative medicine philosophy that one need to understand before making it a career.
Legal Status of Acupuncture Practice in India
According to Government Order No.14015/25/96 - U & H(R) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi Govt. Of India dated 25.11.2003 & Honourable High Court of Kerala,an appropriately trained person can practice Acupuncture Therapy in India.The recognition status of Acupuncture had also been confirmed by honourable Minister of Health & Family Welfare on 7.8.2018 in RAJYA SABHA, Ref. Unstarred Question No.2338.Dated 18.11.2017, The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directed that qualified and certified persons be permitted to practice acupuncture. Also Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi Govt. Of India Order Ref: No.U-11018/03/2018-HR/e-office: 3164145 states that Acupuncture has been accepted to be recognised as a healthcare system.In addition to this, Tamilnadu Clinical Establishment Regulation Act No.19/2018 & Tamilnadu Clinical Establishment Regulation Rules,2018 are not applicable to duly qualified Acupuncture Therapists and practicing only Acupuncture Therapies, according to judgement of Honourable High Court of Madras dated 20.12.2019
N.B: The aim of this course to create a properly qualified therapist community. By completing this course. the candidate becomes a qualified therapist and not a medical doctor. He/She should not prefix 'Dr.' before their name unless they are holding other degrees like MBBS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS, BNYS, BUMS, BDS or PhD. They are free to work as therapists, as per the Government Order No.14015/25/96 - U & H(R) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi Govt. Of India dated 25.11.2003
Important Note for Applicants from Maharashtra State, India, who are willing for Professional Practice in Maharashtra: In Maharashtra State, Acupuncture Council had been established in 2019 by the state government act.In 2020, the council had initiated collection of applications for registration of Acupuncture Professionals in the state. The first batch of applicants are yet to be registered as on 28.08.2022. Our old students had applied for the same and still awaiting registration to be completed. As of now, new applications are not being accepted by the said council. After your Course Examination & Certification, If you want to practice professionally in Maharashtra, you may have to wait till further decision and action of the council. Be aware of the same. If you are learning Acupuncture for your own requirements, you can ignore this information.
In India, we have the following courses for those interested in learning the subject:
At The 6th Sense International Medical Academy, the study materials are authored & prepared by Dr.S.Bharat,MD(Physician),DM(Acu),MA(Yoga),BNYS,MD(Acu & Varma),PGDOWM,PGDAcu,Prof.Acu,DBCFM,DAcu, Dr.Kuyli Bharat,MBBS,MSc(Yoga),MD(Acu & Varma),MD.Diabetology,
The 6th Sense International Medical Academy, a division of SIXTH SENSE ACADEMY OF HEALING ARTS & SCIENCE & VESESH is affiliated to BHARAT SEVAK SAMAJ, N.D.A. Promoted by CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,NEW DELHI. being commonly abbreviated as The 6th Sense I.M.A. was established in 2007 by a group of medical practitioners who wanted to provide a more mainstream model of education in Complementary Medicine than was available in Tamilnadu,India at that time.The 6th Sense I.M.A. first enrolled students in September 2007.Its the first of such institute to be run by an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Organization, SIXTH SENSE.The 6th Sense I.M.A. is first and foremost an institution of learning and teaching, committed to serving the needs of our students and society. The successful conduct of the Institute's affairs requires that every member of the Institute, faculty, staff, and students, acknowledge and practice basic principles. We affirm the dignity inherent in all of us, and we strive to maintain a climate of justice marked by respect for each other. We recognize the right of every individual to think and speak as dictated by personal belief, to express any idea, and to disagree with or counter others point of view. We promote open expression of our individuality and our diversity within the bounds of courtesy, sensitivity, and respect.
BSS - The 6th Sense I.M.A. Mission
The 6th Sense I.M.A. dedicates itself to educational, clinical, and professional excellence, fostering the development of competent and skillful Complementary Health Practitioners, and promoting Acupuncture and Integrative Healing in the local and global communities.
Advantages for Students @ The 6th Sense
Unique Syllabus covering both the Classical & Clinical aspects of the subject in a simple way
Learn from Course Instructors, who are qualified in Allopathic & Alternative Systems of Medicine
Certificates and Mark sheets are issued by BSS,NDA, Established in 1952 by Planning Commission, Government of India
Certifications by a Government established organization, which is 70 years old.
Learn from a Master, who is practicing Acupuncture for more than 15 years
Best Online Learning Resources
Study Materials available in Tamil & English in PDF & Video formats
Best Coaching at Nominal Fees payable online with major bank Credit Card EMIs (upto 24months*)
No Age limit
Air Conditioned Ambience - For In-Centre Practical Sessions
Acupuncture Supplies On Demand - In Centre & Courier Delivery
Regular Forum Meets, Workshops, Career Guidance
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