School Of Health Sciences

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice 4Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401105.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
George Zhang

Incompatible Units
400924 - TCM Practice 4 (PG) AND 400362 - TCM Practice 4

401101 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice 3

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.

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
This unit represents a continuation of the clinical practicum and development of clinical skills. Students will integrate theoretical knowledge, practical and research skills, learnt in previous units, into clinical practice, including in: case investigation; diagnosis; formulation of treatment strategies; and the delivery of treatments to patients. Students will learn to act ethically in professional contexts. Students are expected to demonstrate professional competence in handling patients in a clinical context, critically evaluating complex cases, diagnosing, devising and managing the patients using TCM therapies.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Note: For Spring 2020 enrolment, the First Aid Special Requirement is not required due to COVID-19 restrictions on resuscitation training.

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements and Special Legislative Requirements to be assessed in their first year of study against the following:

1.National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current (expiring 3 years from date of issue) check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a Clinical Placement Authority Card (CPAC) or conditional letter from the NSW HealthShare Employment Screening and Review Unit


International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2.A NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter issued under the category of volunteer valid for their entire course.

3.A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at:


4.A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results containing expiry dates and currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course.

5.NSW Undertaking/Declaration form.

6.Completed any additional health forms required (such as NSW Health Code of Conduct, Health Student Undertaking/Declaration and Tuberculosis (TB) Assessment Tool)

7.Relevant Local Health District specific documentation as requested.

-Contact your School for further details. Resources are also available on the Placement Hub website:


4710.1Bachelor of Traditional Chinese MedicineCURRENT

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