27 Units 270 Hours
Western Medicine Series
Western Internal Medicine is a vast subject, laying the foundation for integrated clinical practice. This four-part course will explore the most common western diseases practitioners may encounter in clinic, following their diagnostic and treatment protocols as well as potential side-effects of treatment. Strong understanding of basic sciences, particularly pathophysiology, will greatly facilitate student learning.
Western Clinical Sciences I 3 units / 30 hrs
Ambulatory medicine, nutritional, hormonal disorders, errors of metabolism and biological agents.
Western Clinical Sciences II 3 units / 30 hrs
Diseases of the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal and genitourinary system.
Western Clinical Sciences III 3 units / 30 hrs
Examination of hepatobiliary and nervous systems, the pancreas, hematopoiesis, and neoplasia. Common immunological disorders are also discussed.
Western Clinical Sciences IV 3 units / 30 hrs
This course concludes the series with a specialized area of obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and geriatrics medicine. Common neurological and psychiatric disorders are discussed.