Meridian and Points 1

Meridian and Points 1 – MERP 1101 (60 hours)

This course introduces students to the theory of jing luo and shu xue (channels, collaterals, and acupuncture points). It describes the components of the jing luo system, including its distribution and interconnections, and the functions of the jing luo system in physiology and pathology. Describe the general features and functions of acupuncture points. Describe the symptoms and signs associated with disorders of the jing luo system.

  • jing wai qi xue (extra points)
  • wu shu xue (five transporting points)
  • yuan xue (source points)
  • luo xue (connecting points)
  • xi xue (cleft points)
  • bei shu xue (transport points)
  • mu xue (front / mu points)
  • xia he xue (lower sea points)
  • ba mai jiao hui xue (eight confluent points)
  • ba hui xue (eight (influential) points)
  • zi mu xue (mother / child points)
  • jiao hui xue (channel crossing points)
  • a shi xue (ah shi points)