Traditional Chinese Medicine: An Ancient Approach to Healing by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC
Traditional Chinese Medicine: An Ancient Approach to Healing is organized by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC.
Expiration Date: February 5, 2021
• Contact Hours: 2.50
• AOTA CEUs: 0.25
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest continuously practiced professional medical systems in the world, with origins dating back more than 3,000 years. TCM emphasizes the holistic view of the human being and encompasses many different treatment modalities such as acupuncture, acupressure, herbal medicine, and Qigong.
The outcome of this course is for the learner to provide an overview of traditional Chinese medicine and the role of the basic substances and the meridian system in health, as well as causes of disharmony, types of diagnostic methods, and common treatment methods.
Upon completion you will be able to do the following:
• Describe the differences between viewpoints in Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
• Compare and contrast the concepts of yin and yang.
• Discuss the five elements of five elements theory and explain their characteristics.
• State the characteristics of the basic substances of qi, jing, blood, body fluids, and shen.
• Describe the role of the basic substances in the body.
• Identify the organs of the zang-fu system and describe their functions.
• Explain the meridian or channel system and its role in TCM.
• List the internal and external causes of disharmony according to TCM.
• Describe the four types of examinations used in TCM.
• Explain acupuncture, moxibustion, and cupping.
• Explain acupressure and herbalism.
• Explain Qigong, Tai Chi Chuan, and lifestyle modifications as used in TCM.
Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
- Contact Hours : 2.5
- CEUs : 0.25
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 1 Number
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