University of Technology Sydney

99666 Chinese Medicine Foundations 2

6cp; 4hpw
Requisite(s): 99665 Chinese Medicine Foundations 1


This subject extends students' knowledge of Chinese medicine's fundamental substances and their physiology and the channel system, its components and functions. It builds on stage 1 subjects, especially with regard to physiological substances and systems and general patterns of dysfunction. The principles of Chinese dietetics are explored and the Neijing Lingshu introduced. Basic dietary principles and acupuncture point functions and indications are applied to basic patterns of disorder. The subject covers the basics of how to regulate internal systems and utilise channel physiology in the clinical practice of Chinese medicine.

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Spring session, City campus

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