CMPL 7024 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice 4 (PG)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400924

Coordinator Liming Liang Opens in new window

Description This unit represents a continuation of the clinical practicum and development of clinical skills. Students will be able to integrate their theoretical knowledge, practice skills and research base to the investigation, diagnosis and supervised treatment of patients in a clinical context. Students will be able to synthesise knowledge and competency in the practice of clinical areas of focus taught in Chinese Medicine I and II, and Specialties in TCM I and II. Students will be expected to demonstrate professional competence in handling patients in a clinical context, diagnosing more complex cases and devising and managing the integrated care of patients using TCM.

School Health Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Incompatible Subjects LGYA 7255 - Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice 4

Assumed Knowledge

Traditional Chinese Medicine 3 (PG).

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Competently manage all aspects of TCM clinical practice;
  2. Design and formulate the care of patients in a clinical context;
  3. Critically examine issues related to complex cases and the care of patients in a multidisciplinary environment;
  4. Synthesise knowledge and demonstrate competence in the practice of a range of the specialty TCM areas;
  5. Articulate and apply a high standard of professional ethics.

Subject Content

1. Practice of acupuncture and related techniques including:
- appointment taking
- case history taking and evaluation
- Diagnosis, treatment Principle and prescriptions
- patient management and liaison
- treatment ? acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and associated techniques
- account management
- intra/inter-professional referrals
- Working in A multidisciplinary environment
- Ethical Marketing and promotion
2. Satisfactory competence in all skills related to acupuncture and Chinese herbal practice, including diagnosis, formation of treatment plans, performance of interventions and follow-up.
3. Professional ethics and privacy management in health

Teaching Periods

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