School Of Health Sciences

Channels and Points 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400874.5


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400347 - Acupuncture 1

400348 Traditional Chinese Medicine 2

400352 Traditional Chinese Medicine 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.

About this Unit
Acupuncture is one of the principal therapeutic interventions in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This unit introduces students to acupuncture theory and practice, and provides opportunity to develop practical skills. It covers the theory of channels and points, channel pathway, point location and indications of the conception and governor vessels, and the first 6 channels in the meridian cycle. This unit also expands upon the student's understanding of TCM theory and practice principles. This unit includes mandatory clinical placement

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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