UGEB2831 Fundamentals in Chinese Medicine

Course UGEB2831 Fundamentals in Chinese Medicine | Course Outline  

 

Professor Zhi Xiu Lin
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Wendy Wong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Ching Liong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prominent researchers and lecturers at CUHK’s School of
Chinese Medicine

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Teacher Professor Zhi-xiu Lin
Acting Director, Associate Professor, School of Chinese Medicine,
The Chinese University of Hong KongProfessor Wendy Wong
Assistant Professor, School of Chinese Medicine,
The Chinese University of Hong KongDr. Ching Liong
Lecturer, School of Chinese Medicine,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Course Description This course introduces the fundamental concepts in Chinese medicine to students who are interested in a general understanding of the basic theories, working principles, methods for health preservation and disease healing in Chinese medicine. The course comprises an introduction to the five key areas in Chinese medicine including the basic theories of Chinese medicine, methods of diagnosis and treatment, acupuncture and moxibustion, Chinese medicinal materials, and Chinese herbal formulary. This general education module will also feature a half-day visit to the Chinese Medicine Clinical Research and Services Centre, TWGHs Kwong Wah Hospital – The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where the students will learn about how Chinese medicine is practised in a contemporary context. The medium of instruction for the course is English.
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Remark(s) Not for Chinese Medicine Majors.
Co-requisite: UGFH1000 or UGFN1000 (only applicable to CUHK students admitted to the 4-year curriculum).