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Chinese Medical Theory

About the Chinese Medical Theory Certificate

The course will familiarise learners with concepts like anatomy and physiology derived from Western medicine, but also notions of chi (qi), yin and yang, emotions, disease and diagnosis, healing. After these basic principles, you can continue with a deeper understanding of aromatherapy, astrology, acupuncture, brief herbal medicine, human energy field and other treatment options. This Chinese medical theory course is built on the groundwork of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice which includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary treatment.

This course does not require any previous experience. The recommended 336 hours of study should suffice for students to gain a good overview of traditional Chinese medicine.

Who should study this course?

Amateur, student or qualified practitioner this course will take you through fundamental principles of natural medicine and how it interacts with the human body. It is perfect for anyone with an interest in natural medicine and Chinese treatments.

All you need is a way to access the study materials, an interest in Chinese medicine and the motivation to complete the coursework.

What happens after the course?

With this Chinese medical theory course, you can choose to continue your studies and delve deeper into a specific interest area, such as reflexology, or massage therapy with acupuncture.

After finishing your studies, you can continue to specialise in your area of interest, or you could complete the further studies required to apply for jobs like:

  • Acupuncturist
  • Reflexologist
  • Massage Therapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

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.

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Entry Requirements

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

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Chinese Medical Theory.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Emma
Retrained as a foot health practitioner and set up a flourishing healthcare business while juggling work as a dental nurse and two children!

Gemma
Check out how this course has helped real-life learners – people just like you - to reach their goals and achieve success!

“I was just overwhelmed with happiness, and I was so proud of myself that I’d actually achieved something that others told me I never would, and it’s the first time in a long time that I’m excited for the future.”

Paul
Re-took his Maths GCSE at the age of 46 to boost his grade and prove the doubters wrong!

“I wasn’t happy with what I got at school many years ago and I felt this is what I should have got the first time around, so I was glad to get that monkey off my back.”

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  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 28th June
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 28th June

Chinese Medical Theory

About the Chinese Medical Theory Certificate

The course will familiarise learners with concepts like anatomy and physiology derived from Western medicine, but also notions of chi (qi), yin and yang, emotions, disease and diagnosis, healing. After these basic principles, you can continue with a deeper understanding of aromatherapy, astrology, acupuncture, brief herbal medicine, human energy field and other treatment options. This Chinese medical theory course is built on the groundwork of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice which includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary treatment.

This course does not require any previous experience. The recommended 336 hours of study should suffice for students to gain a good overview of traditional Chinese medicine.

Who should study this course?

Amateur, student or qualified practitioner this course will take you through fundamental principles of natural medicine and how it interacts with the human body. It is perfect for anyone with an interest in natural medicine and Chinese treatments.

All you need is a way to access the study materials, an interest in Chinese medicine and the motivation to complete the coursework.

What happens after the course?

With this Chinese medical theory course, you can choose to continue your studies and delve deeper into a specific interest area, such as reflexology, or massage therapy with acupuncture.

After finishing your studies, you can continue to specialise in your area of interest, or you could complete the further studies required to apply for jobs like:

  • Acupuncturist
  • Reflexologist
  • Massage Therapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

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.

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Entry Requirements

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

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

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Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

 

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Chinese Medical Theory.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Emma
Retrained as a foot health practitioner and set up a flourishing healthcare business while juggling work as a dental nurse and two children!

Gemma
Check out how this course has helped real-life learners – people just like you - to reach their goals and achieve success!

“I was just overwhelmed with happiness, and I was so proud of myself that I’d actually achieved something that others told me I never would, and it’s the first time in a long time that I’m excited for the future.”

Paul
Re-took his Maths GCSE at the age of 46 to boost his grade and prove the doubters wrong!

“I wasn’t happy with what I got at school many years ago and I felt this is what I should have got the first time around, so I was glad to get that monkey off my back.”

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