On May 7th -25th 2012, 5 students from Chile Santiago university medical college got further education in the headquarter of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion in BeiJing. This is the first wave of students since the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion and Chile Santiago university medical college reached their cooperation agreement last year. Doctor YanJun from Chile Santiago university medical college have made great contribution for the cooperation,he looked foreward to a longterm cooperation so that Chile students can learn and ringside view the oriental acupuncture.
Owning to the systematic study of acupuncture in college,the 5 students got comparatively sound theoretical foundation of acupuncture. During the 3 week programme, they mainly learned preponderant disease treated by traditional acupuncture therapy in TongRen Hospital and Acupuncture Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. Besides, they learned some particular therapy like auricular acupuncture, scalp acupuncture, eye acupuncture, abdominal acupuncture ,scraping and cupping method.
Group leader Lewis said, though the visit to China,students had learned a lot of acupuncture knowledge they didn't know before, appreciated the magic of acupuncture and experienced the extensive application of acupuncture throughout China. The experience was necessary and rewarding. He'd like to organize such group every year to learn in China.