School Of Health Sciences

Channels and Points 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400875.4


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
George Zhang

Equivalent Units
400347 - Acupuncture 1

400352 Traditional Chinese Medicine 3 AND 400874 Channels and Points 1

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4660 Bachelor of Health Science-Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine or 4710 Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine to enrol in this unit.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  George Zhang  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  George Zhang  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Acupuncture is one of the principal therapeutic interventions in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This unit completes the study of the system of channels and points, which forms the basis of clinical application of acupuncture. It covers the channel pathway, point location and indications of the last 6 channels of the meridian cycle and the extra points. It also reinforces the student’s ability to identify and palpate surface anatomy relevant to identifying the acupuncture point locations covered in this unit and relevant safe administration of needling. This unit expands the student's understanding of TCM theory and practice principles. This unit includes mandatory clinical placement

4660.1Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4660.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4710.1Bachelor of Traditional Chinese MedicineCURRENT

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