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Overview

About the Level 5 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.

As with any of our courses, here at learndirect, you do not need to hold any qualifications to embark on this distance learning course. 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 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

Requirements

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

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.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

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

About the Level 5 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.

As with any of our courses, here at learndirect, you do not need to hold any qualifications to embark on this distance learning course. 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 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

Requirements

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

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.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

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

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