Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory
100 hours of study
This course will introduce the historical and philosophical contexts, upon which Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based. Topics will include the concepts and physiology of Qi (a central theme in Chinese medical theory), Blood and Body Fluids, Essence, Shen and Mingmen, Yin and Yang and the Five Elements. The etiology and pathology, according to TCM will be outlined and physiology and functions of the Zhang-Fu Organs and their relationships.