Foundation of Traditional Chinese medicine: 1st year
- the new milestone of your future
Minimum admission requirement for this course:
Graduated from secondary school which is equivalent to Dutch HAVO, VWO
level with sufficient language ability to follow the courses in English or Dutch.
Class Schedule: 10:00 am - 17:00
September 04+05; October 09+10; November 06+07; Dec. 04+05
January 08+09; February 05+06; March 05+06; April 09+10; May 14+15; June 11+12
Exam: July 02+03
Congratulations! you decide to study Chinese medicine which has contributed to our health for over 4000 years.
The course "Foundation of Chinese Medicine"will be a combination of virtual class (7 weekends)and physical study (3 weekends).
The main Contents of virtual class includes:
Ancient Philosophy of Chinese Medicine: the importance of harmonisation between nature, human beings and cosmos.
Bridge the east with the west: evidence based medicine.
Fundamental Theories of Chinese Medicine such as Yin and Yang, Five Elements, Meridians.
Physiology of Chinese Medicine: Essence, Qi, Blood and Body Fluids
Internal Organ System of Chinese Medicine: Zang Fu theory and their interactions.
Etiology of Chinese Medicine: Six pathogenic factors; Excessive emotional activities; Improper life styles; Ageing; Improper medications and therapies; Traumatic injuries.
Pathogenesis of Chinese Medicine: Body Constitution Theory; Predominance of pathogenic factors or anti-pathogenic Qi;
Diagnosis of Chinese Medicine: four basic diagnostic methods including tongue diagnosis and pulse diagnosis; Diagnostic methods based on pattern differentiation for internal organs, meridians, Qi, blood and body fluid, and mind activities etc.
Therapeutic principle of Chinese Medicine: balance of treatment and prevention.
Patients communication: a professional attitude as a therapist.
The main contents of the practical class:
- First contact with your patients
- Feel the body by heart
- Practical physical examination
- Pulse diagnosis
- Tongue diagnosis
- Read the body language of the patients
- Patients communication and customer maintenance