Point Location Series: Non-Command Points

By Neil Gumenick

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Total CPDs: 4
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Total CPDs: 4
IVAS (4), NCCAOM (4), Standard Certificate (4)
Access Period: Lifetime
Series Length: 4hrs

Series Overview

These 4 one-hour recorded webinars cover some of the most important and commonly used non-command points on the human body, including points on the REN and DU Channels, upper thoracic, abdominal region, the back, and points around the neck. Among the categories of points covered include Back Shu points, points of Entry and Exit, points on the Inner and Outer Bladder Lines, Kidney chest points, and Windows of the Sky.

Professor Neil Gumenick has been teaching point location to students for over 3 decades and has been in full-time practice since 1981. In this recorded webinar series, he will discuss how to best position the patient, how to identify appropriate physical landmarks, measuring distances, and finally locating, by palpation, the exact point. Power point photos of actual patients and anatomical diagrams will accompany Neil’s precise descriptions.

The four courses cover the following:

Course 1 covers the back, including selected points on the DU channel, inner and outer UB line
Course 2 covers the chest and abdomen, including selected points on the REN channel, Kidney, Stomach, and Spleen
Course 3 covers points of Entry and Exit
Course 4 covers Windows of the Sky points

Back

Neil Gumenick discusses the accuracy of point location. In Part 1 of 4 sessions, he covers the commonly used points on the back selecting points from the Du and UB meridian.
Total CPDs: 1
IVAS (1), NCCAOM (1), Standard Certificate (1)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Length: 1hrs
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Accurate point location is essential for acupuncture treatment to be effective. Regardless of the accuracy of interviewing and rapport skills, diagnostic assessments of the patient’s needs, pulse findings, and selection of points, if we miss the point, we have done no treatment. These 4 one-hour recorded webinars cover some of the most important and commonly used non-command points on the human body, including points on the REN and DU Channels, upper thoracic, abdominal region, the back, and points around the neck. Among the categories of points covered include Back Shu points, points of Entry and Exit, points on the Inner and Outer Bladder Lines, Kidney chest points, and Windows of the Sky. Professor Neil Gumenick has been teaching point location to students for over 3 decades and has been in full-time practice since 1981. In this recorded webinar series, he will discuss how to best position the patient, how to identify appropriate physical landmarks, measuring distances, and finally locating, by palpation, the exact point. Power point photos of actual patients and anatomical diagrams will accompany Neil’s precise descriptions. Session 1 covers the back, including selected points on the DU channel, inner and outer Urinary Bladder line.

Course Objectives

  • Learn to position the patient properly for optimal point location accuracy.
  • Learn to palpate the exact point.
  • Learn to accurately measure distances needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to identify relevant physical landmarks needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to use touch diagnostically, as well as to build trust and rapport.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Introduction: Importance of accurate point location and physical contact with the patient
15 min - 30 min
Positioning the patient, locating the necessary anatomical landmarks of the back: finding C7 and T1, the L2 – 3 interspace, the iliac crest, the medial border of the scapula
30 min - 45 min
Location of specific points on DU channel, inner and outer UB channel
45 min - 1 hrs
Recorded Question and Answer segment and case histories

Chest and Abdomen

Neil Gumenick discusses the accuracy of point location. In Part 2 of 4 sessions, he covers the commonly used points on the chest and abdomen selecting points from the Ren, Kidney, Stomach, and Spleen meridian.
Total CPDs: 1
Standard Certificate (1), NCCAOM (1), IVAS (1)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Length: 1hrs
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Accurate point location is essential for acupuncture treatment to be effective. Regardless of the accuracy of interviewing and rapport skills, diagnostic assessments of the patient’s needs, pulse findings, and selection of points, if we miss the point, we have done no treatment. These 4 one-hour recorded webinars cover some of the most important and commonly used non-command points on the human body, including points on the REN and DU Channels, upper thoracic, abdominal region, the back, and points around the neck. Among the categories of points covered include Back Shu points, points of Entry and Exit, points on the Inner and Outer Bladder Lines, Kidney chest points, and Windows of the Sky. Professor Neil Gumenick has been teaching point location to students for over 3 decades and has been in full-time practice since 1981. In this webinar series, he will discuss how to best position the patient, how to identify appropriate physical landmarks, measuring distances, and finally locating, by palpation, the exact point. Power point photos of actual patients and anatomical diagrams will accompany Neil’s precise descriptions. Session 2 covers the chest and abdomen, including selected points on the REN channel, Kidney, Stomach, and Spleen.

Course Objectives

  • Learn to position the patient properly for optimal point location accuracy.
  • Learn to identify relevant physical landmarks needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to accurately measure distances needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to palpate the exact point.
  • Learn to use touch diagnostically, as well as to build trust and rapport.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Locating and measuring the necessary landmarks on the chest and abdomen: sternal notch, acromioclavicular articulation, ribs, nipple line, xiphosternal articulation, tip of xyphoid process, anterior superior iliac spine, pubic bone.
15 min - 45 min
Location of specific points on REN channel, Kidney, Stomach, and Spleen
45 min - 1 hrs
Recorded Question and Answer segment and case histories

Entry and Exit

Neil Gumenick discusses the accuracy of point location. In Part 3 of 4 sessions, he covers the points of Entry and Exit.
Total CPDs: 1
NCCAOM (1), IVAS (1), Standard Certificate (1)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Length: 1hrs
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Accurate point location is essential for acupuncture treatment to be effective. Regardless of the accuracy of interviewing and rapport skills, diagnostic assessments of the patient’s needs, pulse findings, and selection of points, if we miss the point, we have done no treatment. These 4 one-hour recorded webinars cover some of the most important and commonly used non-command points on the human body, including points on the REN and DU Channels, upper thoracic, abdominal region, the back, and points around the neck. Among the categories of points covered include Back Shu points, points of Entry and Exit, points on the Inner and Outer Bladder Lines, Kidney chest points, and Windows of the Sky. Professor Neil Gumenick has been teaching point location to students for over 3 decades and has been in full-time practice since 1981. In this recorded webinar series, he will discuss how to best position the patient, how to identify appropriate physical landmarks, measuring distances, and finally locating, by palpation, the exact point. Power point photos of actual patients and anatomical diagrams will accompany Neil’s precise descriptions. Session 3 covers points of Entry and Exit.

Course Objectives

  • Learn to position the patient properly for optimal point location accuracy.
  • Learn to identify relevant physical landmarks needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to accurately measure distances needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to palpate the exact point.
  • Learn to use touch diagnostically, as well as to build trust and rapport.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Introduction and importance of Points of Entry and Exit
15 min - 45 min
Location of relevant landmarks and measuring of non-command Points of Entry and Exit: HT 1, SI 19, UB 1, KI 22, PC 1 and 2, SJ 22, GB 1, LIV 14, LU 1, LI 20, ST 1, SP 21, REN 1 and 24, DU 1 and 28
45 min - 1 hrs
Recorded Question and Answer segment and case histories

Windows of the Sky

Neil Gumenick discusses the accuracy of point location. In Part 4 of 4 sessions, he covers the Windows of Sky Points.
Total CPDs: 1
Standard Certificate (1), NCCAOM (1), IVAS (1)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Length: 1hrs
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Accurate point location is essential for acupuncture treatment to be effective. Regardless of the accuracy of interviewing and rapport skills, diagnostic assessments of the patient’s needs, pulse findings, and selection of points, if we miss the point, we have done no treatment. These 4 one-hour recorded webinars cover some of the most important and commonly used non-command points on the human body, including points on the REN and DU Channels, upper thoracic, abdominal region, the back, and points around the neck. Among the categories of points covered include Back Shu points, points of Entry and Exit, points on the Inner and Outer Bladder Lines, Kidney chest points, and Windows of the Sky. Professor Neil Gumenick has been teaching point location to students for over 3 decades and has been in full-time practice since 1981. In this recorded webinar series, he will discuss how to best position the patient, how to identify appropriate physical landmarks, measuring distances, and finally locating, by palpation, the exact point. Power point photos of actual patients and anatomical diagrams will accompany Neil’s precise descriptions. Session 4 covers Windows of the Sky points

Course Objectives

  • Learn to position the patient properly for optimal point location accuracy.
  • Learn to identify relevant physical landmarks needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to accurately measure distances needed to locate the points.
  • Learn to palpate the exact point.
  • Learn to use touch diagnostically, as well as to build trust and rapport.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Introduction, use and importance of Windows of the Sky
15 min - 45 min
Location of relevant landmarks and measuring of SI 16 and 17, UB 10, PC 1 and 2, SJ 16, LU 3, LI 18, ST 9, REN 22, DU 16
45 min - 1 hrs
Recorded Question and Answer segment and case histories
I encourage Acupuncturists to locate and needle these points as suggested. I have had tremendous success and more importantly my clients have benefited
Janet B. - Canada
Excellent course as always from Neil Gumenick. Very knowledgeable practitioner and teacher. Really worth your time to improve your point location skills.
Julien H. - Norway
It was a great review on non command points.
William D. - Canada
With this class, I am drawn to knowing more about the points I do not tend to use.
Tess R. - United States

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Taught by Neil Gumenick

In practice for over 30 years, Professor Neil R. Gumenick, M.Ac. (UK), C.T. (Adv.), L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM), is the Founder, Director, and Chief Instructor of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Inc. An author in numerous puclications, N
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