CMPL 7021 Specialities in Traditional Chinese Medicine 1 (PG)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400919

Coordinator Xiaoshu Zhu Opens in new window

Description This unit provides learning experiences that enable the health professional to analyse, diagnose and treat common gynaecological diseases and musculoskeletal conditions using a TCM approach with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Students will develop a good understanding of the causes and pathophysiological mechanisms of common gynaecological diseases and musculoskeletal conditions.

School Health Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Co-requisite(s) CMPL 7003

Incompatible Subjects LGYA 7248 - Specialities in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Discuss the unique features of women�fs physiology and pathology in relation to the pathogenesis and diagnosis of gynaecological diseases.
  2. Explain the causes and patho-physiological mechanisms of common gynaecological

Subject Content

1. Introduction to Orthopaedics (including Traumatology & Rheumatology)
- physical Examination
- principles of treatment and therapies
- methods of management
2. Injury of muscle, tendon and bone
- Stiff Neck/Cervical soft tissue sprain
- Cervical spondylopathy
- scapulohumeral periarthritis
- carpal tunnel syndrome
- Acute lumber muscle sprain
- prolapse of lumbar intervertebral disc
- Sciatica
- post surgical management, scar treatment
3. Sport medicine
- injury treatment and management (injuries to ligaments, tendons, muscle and bone ? knee, elbow, shoulder, wrist, thigh, calf, ankle, Neck, low back)
- performance enhancement
4. Introduction to gynaecology
- special features of women?fs physiology (TCM & WM)
- aetiology, Diagnosis and therapeutic methods
- A synopsis of gynaecological pathology
5. Disorders of menstruation
- early menstruation
- delayed menstruation
- irregular menstruation
- amenorrhoea
- abnormal Functional uterine bleeding
- premenstrual syndrome
- menopausal syndrome
6. Disorders of the female genitalia
- abnormal vaginal discharge
- breast lumps: Fibrocystic diseases, fibroadenoma, nodules, mastitis
7. Di

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