Chinese Medical Theory

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Description

The course is designed to introduce you to Chinese Medical Theory. It is believed to be the first course aimed at understanding this subject without having to attend university or other full and part-time courses. In all, over 1250 different topics, in 57 lessons this course will grow into a valuable reference book for you to refer to as you practice.

The course is for anyone who is inquisitive about Chinese Medicine; Doctors and others in the medical field who would like to extend their knowledge; and all other therapists will find this a most beneficial course of study.

Syllabus

History of China both as a country and Medical

Anatomy and Physiology of the body in western medicine and ori…

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The course is designed to introduce you to Chinese Medical Theory. It is believed to be the first course aimed at understanding this subject without having to attend university or other full and part-time courses. In all, over 1250 different topics, in 57 lessons this course will grow into a valuable reference book for you to refer to as you practice.

The course is for anyone who is inquisitive about Chinese Medicine; Doctors and others in the medical field who would like to extend their knowledge; and all other therapists will find this a most beneficial course of study.

Syllabus

History of China both as a country and Medical

Anatomy and Physiology of the body in western medicine and oriental terms.

Five elements

Chi, Yin and Yang

Body fluids

Five types of energy

Zang Fu System

Six emotions

Six Pernicious influences

Eight pattern principles

Face diagnosis

Internal and external causes of disease

Diagnosis including all 27 pulse diagnosis patterns and more

Tongue diagnoses in full detail including many examples

Diagnosis by feeling, looking, asking in more detail.

Meridians: all acupoints explained with their position on the body including all acupoints on the Extraordinary Channels.

  • Following on from these are lessons on Treatments:

Aromatherapy

Astrology

Zen Shiatsu

Tao

Brief Herbal Medicine

Reflexology

Feng Shui

Diet

Qigong

I ching

Tui Na

Acupressure

Human Energy Field

Exercises

  • All of the above seen from a Chinese perspective.
    All twelve of the organs explained in western and oriental terms and explanations of excess and deficiency patterns.

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Qualifications

On completion of your course, you will receive the dual award:

Award 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Chinese Medical Theory Diploma

Chinese Medical Theory Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Award 2 is issued by our Awarding Body: Level 5 Chinese Medical Theory Award

At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 5 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement. Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 5 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

This award has been designed by Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

To view a sample of the NCFE Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

To view a sample of the NCFE Candidate Unit Summary, please click here.

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Options

In order to offer our students the most convenient and flexible distance learning courses, Stonebridge Associated College offers you the option to study for your course via two methods:

  • 1. Via the traditional paper-based method.
  • 2. Through the online method via ElearnUK.

If you do not have Internet access, or would prefer to study this course via the traditional paper/postal based study method, you can find more information on the course by clicking on the link below.

Stonebridge Prices

Studying by Post. If you would like to pay by instalments, we do offer an affordable interest free payment plan scheme which allows you to spread the cost of your course over a number of months. However, to use this option you will need to study for your course using the traditional paper-based method. For more information on our payment plans please visit our website at www.stonebridge.uk.com

The reason why the course fee is less if you choose to study online, is because with online study there are no costs associated with postage and printing etc. and thus we are able to offer the course at a reduced rate.

The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course.
(APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 336 hrs.

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