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Traditional Medicine Foundation

Traditional Chinese Medicine     39 Units     360 Hours

TCM Internal Medicine Series

This is a 4-part series covering the etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of illness in TCM. Discuss signs and symptoms, treatment principles, and herbal and acupuncture prescriptions of various disorders, to reinforce understanding of basic diagnostic and treatment theories.


Describe the etiology, pathogenesis, and pattern differentiation of common internal medicine disorders. Apply treatment principles and strategies through acupuncture point prescriptions herbal formulas to resolve these disorders.

TCM Internal Medicine 1      3 units / 30 hrs

Common respiratory illnesses, and additionally some cardiovascular disorders, hemorrhagic syndromes, and night sweating.

TCM Internal Medicine 2     3 units / 30 hrs

Diseases of the Spleen, Stomach, Liver, and Gallbladder.

TCM Internal Medicine 3     3 units / 30 hrs

Diseases of the Kidney, lower burner & fluid metabolism. Diseases of the abdomen and digestive organs, also examining diseases caused by internal wind.

TCM Internal Medicine 4     3 units / 30 hrs

Discuss systemic, miscellaneous, multi-system & channel disorders. Discuss etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of illness caused by internal pathogenic factors. Focus on diseases of fluid metabolism, the Kidney, and consumptive disease. 

Prerequisite: OM201-203, HB121-124

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