Acupuncturist

Description


An acupuncturist is someone who specializes in a group of treatments that fall under the general category of acupuncture. Acupuncturist uses various techniques of acupuncture to restore and maintain good health and prevent illness

Career Path

  •   Part time worker in NHS or GP practices
  •   Acupuncture Specialist
  •   Self – employment

Main Activity

  • Carry out an initial consultation with each patient

  • Explain the diagnosis and treatment to the patient and respond to their questions and concerns

  • Treat by inserting fine needles into the skin at particular locations to stimulate the energy flow along meridians (energy channels) and the body's own healing response

  • Assess patient progress through questioning and examination

Skills

  •   Communication skills
  •   Organizational skills