Curriculum for the TCM Practitioner Diploma Program (800hrs)
course presents both an exhibition of Chinese herbal theory as well as
identification, application and use of individual Chinese herbs. Complementing
the three main modules of herbal theory covered is a presentation of Chinese
herbs employed clinically in combination with each other. This provides a well
rounded foundation for the study of herbal formulas as well as a basis for
planning individualized and modified herbal prescriptions.
course presents the major categories of Chinese herbal formulas and modification
of formulas employed clinically. Differentiation of the types and modifications
of formulas adapted clinically and employed clinically in traditional Chinese
herbal therapy will be studied in detail.
Chinese Herbal Treatment of Disease
course focuses on the most commonly seen diseases in internal medicine,
including gynecology, dermatology and common complaints seen in clinical
practice. Students will learn how to identify and treat them using the ancient
theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The course will consist of lectures,
case studies and a wealth of knowledge from the instructor's own clinical
Dispensary and Preparation
course covers the safety considerations to prepare, process and store herbal
medicines as well as general requirements in prescribing herbal formulas.
Students will also study western drugs and Chinese herbal interactions in order
to ensure safe dispensary of Chinese herbal medicines.
and Acupuncture Clinic
emphasis of the final section of this program is in the practical clinical
application and prescribing of Chinese herbal medicine within a clinical
setting. Clinical practicum aims to provide a well-rounded exposure to the
range and treatment of a variety of clinical patterns and conditions.