MCAST has signed an agreement with Jiangsu Vocational College of Medicine to set up the Zheng He International Silk Road Centre to offer courses in traditional Chinese medicine.
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Course will be commencing March / April 2024.
Lectures will be delivered at MCAST Paola – Centre for Chinese Medicine
Lectures are planned to be delivered in the evenings from 17:30 till 20:30 with the possibility of having Saturday morning sessions.
Courses will run for 10 weeks each.
*Schedule changes might occur due to Easter holidays during the month of March / April*
Language/s of Instruction: English
The course offers an introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the basic theories, basic knowledge and basic thinking methods of Chinese medicine. It mainly introduces the basic philosophical theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM ) and the basic knowledge of TCM constitution, meridians, diagnosis, health care medicated diet, TCM, and prescriptions. It provides a degree of understanding of the basic theory of Chinese medicine philosophy and provides the ability to comprehensively use the basic theoretical knowledge of Chinese medicine to guide clinical thinking, syndrome differentiation, treatment, and prescription and medication. It also lays the foundation for applying ancient Chinese humanistic knowledge, traditional Chinese medicine theory and unique medical technology and methods to medical practice.
LO1: Identify basic knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine philosophical theories, Zangxiang Theory, syndrome differentiation and treatment, meridians, diagnosis methods and prescriptions.
LO2: Apply basic clinical diagnosis and treatment of traditional Chinese medicine.
LO3: Use the Zangxiang Theory to conduct a dialectical analysis of human physiological pathology
LO4: Use tongue diagnosis and basic prescriptions for analysis of the aetiology and pathogenesis of clinical diseases and treatment
LO4: Use traditional Chinese medicine’s constitution theory, and the health care medicated diet to help and guide patients in health and disease preservation and prevention as well as disease control.
Entry Requirements: Any level 3 qualification