University of Technology Sydney

91613 Professional Issues in Traditional Chinese Medicine

6cp; 5hpw, lectures
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject acquaints students with the current requirements for the practice of Chinese medicine (CM) in Australia. The subject is split into two modules and features guest lecturers. In addition to the lectures, there are several group collaborative activities that involve role plays and debates.

Module A focuses on aspects of the regulation of CM in Australia; interprofessional activities and integration with other registered health professionals; current research; professional ethical, legal and safety issues; and examination of the development of CM in a national and global framework. Module B delves into the principles and practice of running a business and its finances, recordkeeping, reporting, taxation obligations, etc.

The subject also encourages students to individually pursue areas of personal interest and research, and see themselves as part of the nationally registered healthcare community.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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