• Students explore the classic works of Chinese herbal medicine, such as the Shang Han Lun and the Jin Gui Yao Lue.
  • This class is the first course in a two-course sequence concerning the principles of classical herbal formulation and therapeutic functions. Major formulas currently used in Chinese medicine will be covered. Students will learn to analyze a formula according to the classical hierarchy of its ingredients, and will learn to modify it to suit specific needs. Students will learn the therapeutic actions and clinical indications of each formula, including prohibitions and contraindications.
  • This class is the second course in a two-course sequence concerning the principles of classical herbal formulation and therapeutic functions.
  • Mandarin for Chinese Medicine 2 is the second of a three-part Modern Standard Chinese (aka “Mandarin”) series designed to serve the language needs of English-speaking Chinese medical students and to prepare these students for encounters with Chinese medical culture. It will focus on improving the students’ ability to read, write, pronounce and understand Chinese words written in pinyin script or spoken in Modern Standard Chinese. This class is designed to be taken in tandem with the Chinese Medical Pathology and Materia Medica course sequences. It will focus on the names of Chinese herbs as well as the more difficult or easily confused technical terms in Chinese medicine. Further, it will introduce basic grammar and cover basic translation practices
  • Students learn the principles and techniques of Chinese manual therapy via lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. Focus is placed on developing skill in the most basic manipulation techniques used in Tui Na.