CORE | Prerequisite course for Level 1

Ear Point Guide

Use this guide to start your auricular learning journey in the CORE curriculum. Or, simply as a helpful companion guide to your current auricular learning.

The interactive video resources in this course cover 8 critical areas
  1. Anatomy of the ear
  2. Landmarks and zones of the spine
  3. Upper and lower limbs
  4. Organ points/areas
  5. Functional points
  6. Hormone points
  7. Pointfinder use
  8. Needling demonstration

Solidify your knowledge of ear anatomy, landmarks, and key points needed for proficiency in Auricular Medicine.

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  • Time investment: 9 hours
  • CEUs/PDAs: 9 CEUs as approved by NCCAOM and the California Board of Acupuncture
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Materials needed:
    • Pocket Atlas
    • Rubber ears (suggested)
    • Needles/pins/dry erase markers (suggested)
    • Pointoselect (optional)

Start anywhere, anytime

Fully responsive online course. Self-guided study through a comprehensive set of learning resources.


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


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