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This module acts as a readily accessible learning tool for medical students and residents to learn about acupuncture.                    

Components of the module include:

- History and Background of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

- A brief synopsis of anatomy and physiology from within a TCM framework

- Several biological theories of how acupuncture works

- Review indications and supporting literature

- The initial evaluation steps performed by an acupuncturist

- What patients can expect from a treatment

- Training requirements for physician and non-physician acupuncturists

- Reimbursement for new patient and follow up visits



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