WELCOME TO ICOM!
Scroll to see more photos of our new cohort already working on… balance, alignments and harmony!! It’s great to have you on board and we hope you enjoy the ride.
Room swap (scroll to see photos of Alex, Vanessa & Madi @work)
A lot of work is being carried out around the college with many areas being redecorated by some lovely students and staff members! Some furniture has been moved and practical lessons are being delivered in Pink room, because desks have been moved into the freshly redecorated ‘Blue room’. So be aware of this when you attend your next lessons.
ROOMS TO RENT
We have been advised that there are some rooms to rent at the Peredur Centre in East Grinstead. These are available both for short and long periods with prices going from £20 a night to £90 a week. All the rooms have washbasins, with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. If interested please contact Audrey Jones on 01342 312527.
Summer Massage Course NEW
Please note that the details of the ITEC Massage Course have been updated on the CPD page of the website and different dates are now being offered:
Session 1: 25, 26, 28 July
Session 2: 1, 2, 4 August
Session 3: 8, 9 August
Revision and written exam: 12 , 13 September
Final Exam: end of September or beginning October (to be confirmed)
Password to enter the page: Itecicom2016. Any further queries should be emailed to: email@example.com
Summer Massage Course
All the details of the ITEC Massage Course are now available on the CPD page of the website. Please contact Elisabetta to get your password, access the details and make your bookings! firstname.lastname@example.org
First Aid Course
Congratulations to Warren, Paula, Patricia and Beverly for achieving their First Certificates after their training on 14 May. Your certificates can be collected from Alex.
(in the picture Selena, who received her first certificate last year).
Here is a list of practitioners who have graduated from ICOM and are willing to have ICOM students observing in their clinics. Students must complete 10 hours clinic observation in a different setting, ie not the ICOM Clinic. Here are some possible...
ICOM is pleased to be hosting once again, a series of highly informative CPD course lectures for the use of acupuncture in pregnancy, infertility issues and IVF support, run by Sarah Major. It's great that the first of the series of the lectures on gynaecology...
Sarah Major talks about traditional Chinese pulse diagnosis as it is taught on ICOM's acupuncture training courses. Chinese pulse diagnosis is one of the primary diagnostic methods used by acupuncturists and enables the practitioner to gain deeper insight into both...
This year ICOM is holding their awareness day slightly early on Friday 27th of February. Come along for a great day of activities including, FREE massage sessions! The day will begin at 2pm and continue through until 8:30pm. Starting with free massage sessions,...
Chinese new year is now just around the corner, ushering in the Year of the Goat on Thursday 19th February 2015. Come and join in the celebrations with ICOM on Wednesday evening 18th at 6pm (Dragon dance at 7-7:30pm). In China, the Chinese new year is also known as...
A unique insight into ICOM's acupuncture courses Here is a unique insight into the level of acupuncture training offered at ICOM from two of it's recent graduates, Suzie Broad and Rebecca Wheatley. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ita_epy9WJw The International...
Graduating from ICOM herself in 1995, Sarah Major is ICOM's point location and practical clinic course coordinator for module 1. Sarah also teaches applied Chinese Medicine and is a clinic supervisor here at the International College of Oriental Medicine....
Tony Todd is the course leader for Chinese medicine theory for the year one students at ICOM. In the video below, Tony gives an overview of the Chinese medicine module taught to the first year acupuncture students. The first part of the module deals with the...
Tips and Secrets to Staying Healthy this Winter The middle of our traditionally cold and frosty season is fast approaching, with the winter solstice just around the corner on 21st December. Here are six ways that will help you to stay healthy through out the season....
The history of acupuncture is indeed fascinating and varied. From its origins to the present day, acupuncture has undergone many changes. Below is a table showing its chronological development through the different dynasties. A review of the history of acupuncture...
WE LOVE HAVING YOU BACK!
Few photos taken around the college (scroll for more). More will be added to this gallery in the next few weeks jus to say ‘welcome back’ to you all.
9 September – GRADUATION DAY!
We’re looking forward to celebrating our new graduates this year!
YEAR1 WEEK-END CM1 SESSION
Instructions to access the answers to your CM1 questions have been emailed to you. Please contact Elisabetta if you haven’t received the email or if you have any issues accessing the material.
Here is the Blue room looking nice and ‘fresh’! We only managed to catch 2 students…. And take pictures of them…. Thanks to all of you who chose to help paint the room for your community projects and to our Clinic Manager who also took part in the task!
If any of your friends have been impressed by your passion for acupuncture and your achievements and are now wondering whether they’d like to attempt a similar career, why don’t you advise them to attend our next Open Day. It’s on Wednesday 13th July; quite a few people already booked on the day; so it’s necessary to book a place to attend!
September New Course Starting Date
All Weekday Courses will start again on 19 September. We wish you all our students (on all courses) a very nice Summer!
The result will be available for the students to collect from college on 17 June from 9 am. Results that are not collected in the morning, will be posted to students in the afternoon.
Lesson for year 1 Week-end course
Year one students on the Week-end course, please note that your catch up lesson will soon be available in this area of the website. You will receive a password to access the video.
Emails sent to groups (blindcopied contacts) have happened to be found in the spam folder. Please get in touch with Elisabetta if you haven’t received your updated list of CPDs with the discount codes available to you.