School Of Health Sciences

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400356.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

400354 Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice 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.

About this Unit
This unit focuses on the application of the skills and knowledge of TCM within a clinical setting. The unit provides the opportunity to expand students’ knowledge base of the theory Chinese medicine through the work integrated experiential learning. Specifically, the unit covers TCM diagnosis, the application of Acupuncture techniques and the implementation of Chinese herbal medicine treatments. The unit also covers basic Chinese language including Pin Yin and Romanisation to enable students to apply TCM terminology as part of clinical practice. Under supervision, students have the opportunity to consult with clients/patients, perform basic acupuncture, and undertaken herbal prescription. Students will also undertake basic herbal processing and preparation of medicinal herbs.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit, students must have submitted a Student Undertaking Form and undertake to apply for a National Police Check, which is required to be submitted before placement, and a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Students must also hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Use the link to the Special Requirements webpage below for more information.


4660.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4710.1Bachelor of Traditional Chinese MedicineCONTINUING
4710.2Bachelor of Traditional Chinese MedicineCURRENT

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