CSPH 5313: Acupressure

This course is offered online with one synchronous meeting. Check the Schedule Builder for the synchronous meeting date and time.

Open to health professional graduate students or practicing healthcare professionals. Undergraduate students with specific prior coursework may be admitted with instructor approval.

Graduate Students, undergraduate students (with junior status or above), or instructor consent.
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Course Description

By the end of the course, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and applications of Acupressure as a component within the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. You will learn the location, indications for use and techniques of stimulation of several acupressure points. Methods for both self care and the care of others will be the primary focus of learning.  Special focus will be given to the treatment of pain conditions, chronic health conditions, palliative care, oncology, and women’s health care.  A portion of each class meeting will be used to provide Acupressure treatments and to discuss findings. Current literature and research findings will also be discussed.

This course is also offered in person as part of the Center’s Study Abroad Program in Hawaii.

Contact [email protected] for additional information.

Course Format
Semester Course Offered:
  • Spring
  • Summer

CSPH 5313 Course Flyer (PDF)