Pediatrics

ACU324

This course applies the principles of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to the field of pediatrics. Students learn to differentiate syndromes based on patterns of signs and symptoms, and to create appropriate treatment procedures using acupuncture and moxibustion for a dozen different diseases and conditions such as common cold and cough, asthma, diarrhea, constipation, urinary disorders, and fevers and convulsions. Students learn diagnostic skills by applying them directly to infants and children who are brought in from time to time.

Prerequisites: ACU111/112, BMS201/202 and OM201/202    Semester: Winter, Summer    Credits: 3    Hours: 45