“A more complete life for all forms of existence can be achieved only through a full appreciation of the connectedness of all beings.”
Tao Te Ching
Clinical Acupuncture Diploma (R.Ac): 2400 Hours (720 Clinical Hours) / 160 Credits (24 Clinic Credits). 3 Year Diploma (Can be completed in 2 Years Full Time. *Includes certification in Therapeutic Qigong and as an Auricular Acu-Specialist.
Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine Diploma (R.TCMP): 3325 Hours (990 Clinic Hours) / 221 Credits (33 Clinic Credits). 4 year Diploma (Can be completed in 3 Years. *Students with an Acupuncture Diploma can complete the diploma in herbal medicine in one year.
Our Therapeutic Qigong training is offered as two certificates - the 1 Year Therapeutic Qigong Practitioner, 1 Year Therapeutic Qigong Therapist and is led by the city's most innovative instructors, and international guest faculty. *Included in the Acupuncture diploma.
THE ART & SCIENCE OF EASTERN MEDICINE
EASTERN MEDICINE DIPLOMA HIGHLIGHTS
- Most affordable training in North America
- Flexible Payment Plans
- Scholarships Available
- Learn more for less
- On-line/In-Class Options
- Online College Platform
- Part-time/Full-Time Study Options
- Evening & Weekend Schedule
- Busiest Clinic in Ontario
- Superior Supervisor Support
- On-site/Offsite Clinics in Community Organizations
- Internships/Externships Locally & Globally
Featured Program: Acupuncture
This is one of the most comprehensive and affordable Acupuncture Programs available in North America.
The 3 year Clinical Acupuncture Program at ITM prepares students for a rewarding career as a Integrative Health Professional specializing in Acupuncture. *Students may complete this diploma as an intensive 2 year program.
In two years, students enrolled in the Clinical Acupuncture Diploma Program will also receive certification as a Medical Qigong Therapist (no additional fees apply).
We've developed the highest standard Diploma Programs offered in Canada, which surpass all current regulatory requirements. Each Diploma incorporates a comprehensive system of education, including critical theoretical studies, intensive clinical training and interpersonal-social skills development, which encourage students to embark upon a life-long journey of intellectual, physical and personal mastery.
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EASTERN HERBAL MEDICINE HIGHLIGHTS
Our unique program provides you with training in Eastern Herbology AND and includes training in the use of local herbs. Sustainable, Safe, Effective & Ethical Herbal Medicine.
One year on-line/in-class program with a schedule that allows you to maintain a full-time practice/work-life balance while completing your studies. Weekend schedule to fulfill in-class/clinical components, and supplement with on-line videos/lectures.
Our program offers an in-depth study of Eastern Herbal Medicine with an introduction and awareness of Western Herbology to promote the use of local, sustainable and ethical uses of plant medicine. You receive training in medicine making; from tinctures, to salves, to infusions.
We are proud to host the first vegan Eastern dispensary in North America. To create the most sustainable and ethical clinical practices possible, we provide alternatives to to animal products, encourage sustainable sourcing of organic products, and ethical wildcrafting practices.
Our Therapeutic Qigong program is a two-level certification program designed to teach the theory and practical application of Therapeutic Qigong Therapy to health care professionals as well as lay people. Emphasis is placed on both the analytical/deductive and the intuitive approaches to comprehension and utilization of Therapeutic Qigong Therapy for self preservation, cultivation, regulation and clinical application. Certifications include: Therapeutic Qigong Practitioner & Therapeutic Qigong Therapist.
Auricular Acu-Specialist Training
ITM is one of Canada's main Auricular Acu-Specialist training centres, and has trained hundreds of people in the 5-Point Ear Acupuncture protocol over the last two decades. The Auricular Acu-Specialist Certification includes training in the 5 Ear-Acu-Point Protocol, commonly known as the *NADA, Acudetox Protocol, and is used to support those with Addictions, Trauma, Mental Health Conditions, Stress & Anxiety. (*NADA: National Acupuncture Detoxification Association).
EASTERN HERBAL FACULTY
We are beyond honoured to work with some of the most experienced, skilled and generous practitioners in Eastern Medicine.
R.Ac, Medical Qigong