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Clinic Introduction – CLIN 1101 (60 Hours)

This course is to familiarize the students with clinic procedures. The safety procedures set out by CTCMPAO. Sterilize procedures, and how to setup a sterile field. Clean needle technique. In addition to observation, students assist as appropriate, practicing specific clinical skills such as pulse and tongue diagnosis.

  • Evaluate patient risk profile.
  • Determine risk profile relative to acupuncture treatment.
  • Determine level of risk relative to TCM herbal treatment.
  • Provide a safe working environment.
  • Maintain current knowledge of communicable diseases and infection control techniques.
  • Apply universal precautions for infection control.
  • Ensure effective supervision of staff and / or students.
  • Ensure that equipment is safe and functional.
  • Select equipment that enhances patient safety.
  • Maintain equipment in good working order.
  • Clean equipment regularly, and disinfect as appropriate.