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B.Voc in Acupuncture : Eligibility, Criteria, Scope, Benefits , Job Opportunities , Requirements

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Acupuncture is a traditional form of medicine which is originated in China. In Acupuncture method of treatment, very fine needles are used to treat pain or illness at specific points on the skin which are located near nerve endings.

Acupuncturists are healthcare practitioners who are trained to treat the entire individual rather than the specific illness or condition. If you’re kind, hard-working and have an interest in ancient medical practices, a career in acupuncture could be a good fit for you.

 

Eligibility Criteria for B. Voc in Acupuncture

 

  • Students who have completed plus two are eligible to get admission in the B.Voc course generally.

  • Those who have qualified SSLC and completed one year of BSS Master Diploma course in Acupuncture are eligible to get admission to the of B. Voc course.

  • Students who have completed Plus two and one year of BSS Master Diploma course in Acupuncture are eligible to get direct admission to the second year of B. Voc course (3rd  semester).

  • Those who have qualified SSLC and completed one year of BSS diploma course in Acupuncture are eligible to get admission to the B.Voc course.

  • Students who have completed Plus two and one year of BSS Diploma course in Acupuncture are eligible to get direct admission to the second year of B. Voc course (3rd  semester).

 

Course Duration

 

  • Three years for those who enter into the course generally.

  • Candidates who have completed relevant and equivalent course are possible to get admission through lateral entry scheme (For further reference check Eligibility criteria section).

 

Duties & Responsibilities of an Acupuncturist 

 

  • Carefully listening to the problems of the patient

  • Examining and diagnosing patient's symptoms, physiological disorders and injuries

  • Taking patient's medical history, their physical and emotional health, lifestyle and diet as well as sometimes taking their blood pressure

  • After diagnosing the exact problem, they explain to patients about the treatment they will perform and answer any questions patients may have

  • For the treatment, they take various factors into account, such as deciding the size of needles to use and where to insert them (there are 365 acupuncture points on the body).

  • Selecting specific points on the body to be treated and inserting needles according to the level of stimulation required.

  • Keeping records of treatment given to each patient.

  • Recommend therapeutic exercise or dietary guidelines to the patients

 

Skills required

 

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills

  • Understanding and sensitivity

  • Patience

  • Self-awareness and emotional stability

  • A logical approach to solving problems

  • Good hand-eye coordination and a steady hand

  • Meet with patients in 30 to 60 minute appointments.

  • Discuss treatment options and preventative measures

  • Insert needles to the appropriate body part for treatment

  • Maintain patient records

  • Monitor patients’ progress

  • Ensure all safety, infection, quality and environmental procedures and rules are in place and used

 

 

Work Environment

 

  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks

  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.

  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

 

Employment Areas

 

  • Clinics

  •  Gyms

  •  Health centers

  •  Rehabilitation centers

  •  Recovery care units

  •   Psychiatric wards

 

 

‚ÄčAdvance Course

 

A student aspiring for more knowledge in the same or related domain can opt for higher studies in Master's degree.

 

 

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