Fu's Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) <br> October 26 - 27 <br> Student

Fu's Subcutaneous Needling (FSN)
October 26 - 27
Student

Regular price $495.00 Special Offer

FSN (Fu’s Subcutaneous Needle) is a new therapy created by Dr. Zhonghua Fu in China for the management of painful conditions, including myofascial pain and muscle dysfunction. Known to some as F.A.S.T. Needle Therapy


Description:

Program Overview

The FSN (Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling) certification course is designed to provide students with an introduction to fascial needling by areas of the body utilizing ROM assessment, treatment skills and techniques specific to the field of myofascial pain and muscle dysfunction.

The first day will be focused on the upper body, while the second day will be focused on the lower body. Handouts will be provided including fascial planes of the body and a guide to insertion of the FSN needle per area.

FSN is a great addition to the practitioner’s toolbox to offer a safe and effective treatment option with minimal discomfort for the patient.

Pre-Course Reading Material (Recommended) 

Prior to the FSN certification course, it will be beneficial to be familiar with “fascia” science as well as the fascial planes of the body. The knowledge of trigger points and their referral patterns will also give the practitioner a better understanding of treatment principles. The following books are recommended:

  • Thomas Myers - Anatomy Trains
  • Stecco - Human Atlas of the Human Fascial System
  • Travell & Simons - Myofascial Pain & Muscle Dysfunction

Eligibility Requirements

This course is designated for licensed health care providers who hold the ability to insert a needle below the dermis within their jurisdiction. Professions include Acupuncturists, Naturopathic Physicians*, Physical Therapists*, Chiropractic Doctors*, Medical Doctors, Physician Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Massage Therapists*, Veterinary Medical Doctors and Dentists.

*depending on state/province

All applicants must sign a waiver prior to attending the course. All participants are expected to participate in the hands-on portion of the course. By registering for this course, participants agree to practice the various needling techniques on each other.

Certification Exam

Upon completion of the course, there will be a practicum consisting of 4 chosen areas of insertion as well as a 20 question multiple choice test for which 80% is necessary to pass. The written test will be based solely on the material presented. 

Course Objectives

By the end of the two days, participants of the FSN course will learn how to:

  • Insert and manipulate an FSN needle subcutaneously
  • Name the 12 fascial meridians
  • Correct an anterior pelvic tilt via the deep front fascial line
  • Correct an anterior rotation of the shoulder via the diaphragm
  • Insert an FSN needle into the forearm to improve cervical ROM

    Schedule

    Saturday October 26, 2019
    9am - 6pm

    Sunday October 27, 2019
    9am - 6pm

    AIM Academy will provide a light lunch both days. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions. 

    Day 1 (9:00 - 6:00)

     

    Lecture Time

    Lab Time

    9:00-10:00

    Intro to FSN

    1

    0

    10:00-10:30

    Needling Practice

    0

    0.5

    10:30-11:00

    Upper Body: Head

    0.25

    0.5

    11:00-12:00

    Upper Body: Neck

    0.25

    0.5

    12:00-12:15

    Q & A

    0.25

    0

    12:15-1:00

    Upper Body: Back Arm (Below Elbow)

    0.25

    0.5

    1:00-2:00

    Lunch

    0

    0

    2:00-3:00

    Upper Body: Back Arm (Above Elbow)

    0.25

    0.5

    3:00-3:45

    Upper Body: Front Arm (Below Elbow)

    0.25

    0.5

    3:45-4:30

    Upper Body: Front Arm (Above Elbow)

    0.25

    0.5 

    4:30-5:30

    Abdomen & Back

    0.25

    0.75 

    5:30-6:00

    Group Discussion

    0.5

    0

     

    Day 2 (9:00 - 6:00)

     

    Lecture Time

    Lab Time

    9:00-9:15

    Review

    0.25

    0

    9:15-10:00

    Fascia Science

    0.75

    0

    10:00-10:15

    Q & A

    0.25

    0

    10:15-10:45

    Lower Body: Front Leg (Below Knee)

    0.25

    0.5  

    10:45-11:30

    Lower Body: Front Leg (Above Knee)

    0.25

    0.5 

    11:30-12:15

    Lower Body: Back Leg (Below Knee)

    0.25

    0.5

    12:15-1:00

    Lower Body: Back Leg (Above Knee)

    0.25

    0.5

    1:00-2:00

    Lunch

    0

    0

    2:00-2:45

    Scalp Needling

    0.25

    0.5

    2:45-3:45

    Needling Practice (All Areas)

    0

    1

    3:45-4:00

    Q & A

    0.25

    0

    4:00-5:00

    Written Exam (20 Questions) & Course Evaluation

    1

    0

    5:00-6:00

    Competencies (4 Areas)

    0

    1

    Total

     

    6.75

    9.0

     

    Details:

    Cost: 
    Early Bird Pricing (until July 15, 2019)

    $495 for Students (Please call to register to enjoy the discount. Must provide proof of student status at time of registration) 


    after July 15, 2019
    $595 for Students (Please call to register to enjoy the discount. Must provide proof of student status at time of registration) 

    Participants will be able to purchase needles (T-Type and NT-Type) from Dr. Shepherd. 


    AIM Academy

    455 Spadina Ave, Suite 300, Toronto ON, M5S 2G8

    Registration
    Please call 416-323-1818 ex. 200 to register. Payment can be made by Visa or MasterCard or in person using cash or interac. Registrations are taken on a first come, first serve basis. Register early to avoid disappointment.

    Cancellation policy
    Cancellations made by the student on or before two weeks prior to the course start date will result in a $35 cancellation fee. Student cancellations made after that date will not receive a refund.  

     

    Instructor: Ryan Shepherd N.D., L.Ac, R.Ac 

    Dr. Shepherd earned his Bachelors of Science degree as a Medical Herbalist from the University of Westminster in London, UK, and his Naturopathy and Nutritional Therapy degrees from the College of Naturopathic Medicine with a specific focus in functional medicine. Ryan moved to Nanjing, China, where he studied under Dr. Zhonghua Fu (the inventor of FSN - Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling), becoming the first certified student of FSN in the West. After returning to his hometown Toronto, Canada, he studied another three years at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine to become a licensed Acupuncturist. After receiving FDA approval in March, 2018, Ryan is continuing to work closely with schools across the continent, integrating FSN into teaching programs, clinics and continuing education.

    https://fsnnorthamerica.com