School Of Health Sciences

Chinese Materia Medica 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 400877.4


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400351 - Chinese Herbal Medicine 2

400348 Traditional Chinese Medicine 2 AND 400876 Chinese Materia Medica 1

About this Unit
This unit completes the study of Chinese medicinal herbs, which forms the basis for Chinese herbal medicine. It covers the commonly used herbs in each of the twelve categories of the Chinese materia medica, including the herbal properties, actions, indications, contraindications and combined usage. It also introduces the basic knowledge of herbal pharmacognosy. This unit also expands upon the student's understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine theory and practice principles.

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. Students must also have submitted a Working with Children Check Student Declaration. Students must hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Refer to the Special Requirements website for more information

Special Requirements

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Clinical uniform is required.

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