Traditional Chinese Medicine 39 Units 360 Hours
TCM Dermatology 3 units / 30 hrs
This course discusses traditional Asian medical perspectives on the etiology, pathology, and diagnosis of a variety of skin diseases with therapeutic treatments focusing on acupuncture and herbal medicine. Students will learn to apply TCM diagnostic skills in differentiating and diagnosing symptoms of the skin and construct treatment plans appropriate to the presenting pattern of symptoms. This class teaches classical applications and modern clinical modifications of internal and external herbal treatments and acupuncture therapy for skin disorders.
TCM Gynecology 3 units / 30 hrs
Examination of the anatomy, physiology, and pathologies of gynecological diseases and their diagnoses and treatments according to Traditional medicine. Students will apply diagnostic skills in differentiating and diagnosing symptoms of the female reproductive cycle and construct treatment plans appropriate to the presenting pattern of symptoms. Students will learn classical applications and modern clinical modifications of acupuncture and herbal treatments for gynecological disorders.
Yellow Emperor’s Classics 3 units / 30 hrs
This course is designed as an introduction to eastern philosophy and discussion of its impact upon Chinese Medical Theory. Topics covered include Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. Students will learn the history of the Yellow Emperor’s Inner Classic (Huang Di Nei Jing) and will discuss its tenets in class. In addition, students will explore the impact of the Yellow Emperor on medical concepts, treatment principles, and applications to clinical practice.