TCM Diagnosis

OM201/202

Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis involves the use of various palpatory, visual, olfactory, and inquiry techniques to determine the state of health and wellness of an individual. This course provides students with a thorough understanding of TCM diagnostic principles, which are applicable to acupuncture, herbology and other disciplines of Traditional Chinese Medicine. As mainstays in TCM diagnosis, tongue and pulse diagnosis are thoroughly explored, and all facets of diagnosis are covered both theoretically and practically. This course then continues with differentiation of syndromes based on the Eight Principles, Zang Fu differentiation, pathogenic factors, Six Channels, Four Levels and San Jiao.

Prerequisites: OM101/102    Semester: Winter, Summer    Credits: 6    Hours: 90