Oriental medicine emerged from the theories and practices of traditional Chinese medicine.The foundations and diagnostic skills of traditional Chinese medicine are the fundamental cornerstone of Chinese medical science.This theoretical system forms the basis for clinical practice.
AT0101 Foundations of Chinese Medicine 1
36/0/0/3 Prereq: None
An introductory level course providing in-depth study of the philosophy and theories fundamental to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), including the essential principles of yin and yang, Dao, five elements, and zangfu organ systems. Chinese medical history as it relates to the various traditions in acupuncture and Oriental medicine will be covered, as well as historical and professional trends in acupuncture and Oriental medicine.