CORE Course — Prerequisite for Level 1

Ear Point Guide

Use this guide to start an exciting auricular learning journey in the CORE curriculum. Or, simply as a helpful companion to your current auricular learning. With this resource of interactive videos covering 8 critical areas, you will solidify your knowledge of ear anatomy, landmarks, point locations and needling techniques needed for proficiency in Auricular Medicine.

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  • Access the FREE interactive “Anatomy of the Ear” video

  • Get your FREE “Make Your Own Ear Maps” workbook

Simply scroll to the course contents below, click on one of the free learning activities and then log in (or sign up) to get started. 

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Fully online self-guided study following a set of comprehensive course resources.


  • Interactive Video
  • eBooks
  • Ear Maps
  • Demonstrations
  • Practice Guides
  • Self-Assessments


9 CEUs as approved by NCCAOM, and by the California Acupuncture Board as Provider 1299, Category 1