Setting up a multi-bed Acupuncture Practice

7 Hours CPD

About the course

This course has been specifically designed to help you set up and run successfully a functioning successful multibed unit. It has been designed in conjunction with ACMAC to provide you with the best and most up to date and relevant information to get started or improve your current clinic.

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What will I learn?

  • Multibed Acupuncture Clinics:
  • Some background…
  • Why practice group acupuncture? The benefits for patients.
  • Why practice group acupuncture? The benefits for practitioners.
  • Are there drawbacks of group practice?
  • To mitigate any drawbacks, be creative!
  • How to set up and run a multibed acupuncture clinic
  • Four steps to a successful, efficient business, without wasting loads of money.
  • A template format for a new multibed clinic.
  • Maintaining privacy and confidentiality in a multibed clinic
  • Running your clinic
  • You will be discuss the important practitioner development issues such as privacy and confidentiality etc.
  • You will see how to manage emergency first aid scenarios in a multibed situation
  • You will be given exclusive access to policies and paperwork required to function successfully.

Can I attend?

This course is for any practitioner that wishes to set up a multibed and multi practice treatment service, to treat more than one person in a room at one time.

You may be an acupuncturist, physiotherapist, osteopath, masseur, etc. with a desire to create a unique low cost affordable clinic, come and attend to learn how to set up and run an affordable clinic, and is ideally suited for people who which to join the Association of Community and Multibed Acupuncture Clinincs (ACMAC).

  • Acupuncturists (BAcC, BMAS, ATCMA etc.).
  • Osteopaths (Dry needling).
  • Chiropractors (Dry needling).
  • Physiotherapists (AACP).
  • Etc.

A working knowledge of acupuncture (any particular style) is desirable but not required.

Before you attend

  • Refreshments and lunch sadly are not provided.
  • You will need to bring a pen or pencil, we will be providing everything else; full colour course notes, all of the training equipment etc.
  • You are not assessed however Paul and Charlie will be fielding all of the questions and offer help and advice to get you started, or if you are started to get you more efficient and successful.

Shepherds House

Great Maze Pond
London Bridge

Tutors Charlotte Whitestone and Paul Blacker

Throughout her twenties, I studied Chi Gong, Nei Gong and Tai Chi with Brian Cooper and his teacher Bruce Frantzis, practising with great diligence and passion. In the meantime, she studied various subjects such as French, Linguistics and Fine Art, but didn’t settle into any of these. The theories and world-view behind Chinese and Oriental culture that she learned from her studies of Tai Chi seemed so ‘right’ and familiar to her from the start. However, it took a long time for her to realise that she could develop this fascination with Chinese energetics into a satisfying career…read mor

Paul practices Acupuncture, Tuina, remedial therapeutic massage, Qi gong and dietary therapy in Longfield, Kent. He has a practice in Kent, is a first aid instructor and set up and runs the New Ash Green Rugby Club treatment centre, a unique multi-disciplinary, multi-bed unit, treating male and female senior and junior sports players. He graduated in massage in 1993 and in acupuncture in 1997, achieved his PGCE in 2002, and his Masters in education in 2012… read more