Mastering Practice Management

The Key to Practice Success


Mastering Patient Management The Key to Practice Success


Goals and Course Outline

To help you become more successful in practice by teaching superior patient management skills. Those skills involve every aspect of your interactions with patients and potential patients including:

1.outreach / marketing

2. your first meeting

3. explaining how acupuncture works and establishing a treatment plan

4. each and every encounter throughout the treatment process

5. how you release the patient from your care

6. post-release follow-up


Course One:

  • Private practice models and the “Middle Way Model”.
  • Getting a firm understanding of what acupuncture can successfully treat and what it cannot treat.
  • Why do some patients with the same condition respond well and others don’t and how to manage this.
  • Explaining how acupuncture works in very simple language and how this will generate many more patients.
  • How to offer a free consultation to grow your practice.


Course Two: The intake process.

  • Establishing a baseline of the patient’s pattern of symptoms to monitor their progress.
  • Estimating the odds of success and setting realistic expectations.
  • The three stages of the treatments process.
  • Estimating how many treatments may be needed over what period of time with a special focus on the first stage.
  • The patient’s role in partnering with you in their care.


Course Three:

  • Managing patients through the three stages of the treatment process.
  • Mastering treatment spacing and why this is even more important than finding the best points.
  • How careful monitoring of progress can make or break treatment success.
  • How patients can inadvertently sabotage their progress and what to do about it.
  • How to manage progress plateaus.
  • How to release patients from your care when the maximum benefit is reached in a way that will spark referrals and re-visits.
  • The “Talk” – how to release from care when the treatment was not successful and how this can generate referrals and re-visits.


Course Four:

  • Creative marketing/outreach on a shoestring budget.
  • Acupuncture research findings that will blow people’s minds.
  • Favorite Pearls of Clinical Wisdom.
  • Putting it all together
  • Answers to all your questions.


Your Instructor


Matthew Bauer, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M
Matthew Bauer, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Refund Policy?
No refunds on recorded online courses.

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