Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Chinese Materia Medica 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400876.4

Discipline: TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Yu-Ting Sun


Equivalent Units
400349 - Chinese Herbal Medicine 1

Prerequisite
400348 Traditional Chinese Medicine 2

Corequisite
400352 Traditional Chinese Medicine 3

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Yu-Ting Sun  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Herbal medicine is one of the principal therapeutic interventions in Traditional Chinese Medicine. This unit introduces students to the therapeutic and reference organisation of Chinese medicinal herbs, and enables students to commence using the materia medica. It covers the commonly used herbs in each of the six categories of the Chinese materia medica, including the herbal properties, actions, indications, contraindications, combined usage as well as herbal dispensing. This unit also expands upon the student's understanding of TCM theory and practice principles. This unit includes mandatory clinical placement


Courses
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4660.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
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