PLACES ON 2014 FOUNDATION COURSES AVAILABLE - SIGN UP TODAY

1   WHO WE ARE

The AACP is the professional body representing the practice of Western research-based acupuncture in physiotherapy in the UK.

 

Formed in 1984 and as the largest Professional Network of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, we are a member-led organisation with over 6000 members.

 

The AACP has a member-elected governing board and is managed by a team of enthusiastic staff in Peterborough.

2   WHY SHOULD YOU ENROL ON AN ACUPUNCTURE FOUNDATION COURSE AND BECOME A MEMBER

• Expand your skill set with acupuncture and further career prospects
• Attract more patients by offering a more complete treatment option
• Increase your earning potential
• Save money on professional products and services
• Access specific AACP membership benefits
• Opportunity to treat patients in many NHS trusts with acupuncture
Other AACP membership benefits

• Annual AACP conference and networking opportunities
• Access to discounted CPD workshops and training
• Free top-up PLI insurance
• Entitlement to treat patients in many NHS trusts with acupuncture
• Entitlement to treat patients registered with most Private Health Insurers
• Substantial discounts on consumables and publications
• Support and advice on commissioning and clinical benefits
• Free AACP Journals and e-newsletters
• Informative members-only website and on-line database access

3a   ENROL AND BECOME A MEMBER - NEW TO ACUPUNCTURE

I am a physiotherapist keen to learn acupuncture.
Can I join?

If you have the following, you can attend an AACP Foundation Course and receive student membership:
• Current HCPC registration
• CSP membership or suitable professional practice insurance
• Over 12 months post-qualification clinical experience
• The ability to practise acupuncture within a musculoskeletal clinical setting during the period of the course
• A signed, completed health screening form
• A licence to practise acupuncture if you are working in private practice or outside of a registered NHS premises. For more licencing info CLICK HERE >

You will also be asked if you are able to give consent to receive repetitive needling (delivered by fellow course participants and the tutor).
What does the Foundation Course entail?

• Two 3-day training sessions separated by six weeks OR
• Two consecutive weekends training sessions followed by a further weekend training session six weeks later
• Small training groups – a maximum of 15 participants
• Hands-on experience through supervised practical workshops, lectures and discussion
• Informative and comprehensive course workbooks and guide
• Tuition from an accredited AACP tutor, with experience in acupuncture and physiotherapy

How can I attend a Foundation Course?

CLICK HERE to find details of the courses available this year and to book TODAY

3b   BECOME A MEMBER - EXPERIENCED IN ACUPUNCTURE

I am a physiotherapist trained in acupuncture techniques.
Can I join?

For full AACP membership, you will need to:
• Be HCPC and CSP registered
• Complete 10 hours of acupuncture CPD every two years
• Hold the AACP Accredited Foundation Course qualification, OR Attend an AACP Admissions Process and pass all four competency tests

AACP Admission Process

CLICK HERE to download information on the criteria for admissions days.

How do I book?

CLICK HERE to find details of the admission days available and to book TODAY

Would you like more information about the AACP?

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