Foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine
~ the new milestone of your future ~
Minimum admission requirement for this course:
Graduated from secondary school which is equivalent to Dutch HAVO, VWO level with sufficient language ability to follow the courses in English or Dutch.
Class Schedule: 10:00 – 17:00
Study year 2023-2024
September 09 + 10 – physical
October 07 + 08 – online
November 04 + 05 – online
December 02 + 03 – physical
Januari 06 + 07 – online
February 03 + 04 – physical
March 02 + 03 – physical
April 06 + 07 – online
May 11 + 12 – online
June 08 + 09 – physical
Midterm Exam: February 2024
Exam: July 2024
Lecturers: Weixiang Wang, Zhigang Yang, Marlon Tjin-A-Koeng, Gil Ton and Shingling Wang.
This location is valid from September 2023 on
Congratulations! you decide to study Chinese medicine which has contributed to our health for over 4000 years.
The course “Foundation of Chinese Medicine”will be a combination of virtual class (5 weekends) and physical study (5 weekends).
The main Contents of virtual class includes:
- Ancient Philosophy of Chinese Medicine: the importance of harmonisation between nature, human beings and cosmos.
- Bridge the east with the west: evidence based medicine.
- Fundamental Theories of Chinese Medicine such as Yin and Yang, Five Elements, Meridians.
- Physiology of Chinese Medicine: Essence, Qi, Blood and Body Fluids
- Internal Organ System of Chinese Medicine: Zang Fu theory and their interactions.
- Etiology of Chinese Medicine: Six pathogenic factors; Excessive emotional activities; Improper life styles; Ageing; Improper medications and therapies; Traumatic injuries.
- Pathogenesis of Chinese Medicine: Body Constitution Theory; Predominance of pathogenic factors or anti-pathogenic Qi;
- Diagnosis of Chinese Medicine: four basic diagnostic methods including tongue diagnosis and pulse diagnosis; Diagnostic methods based on pattern differentiation for internal organs, meridians, Qi, blood and body fluid, and mind activities etc.
- Therapeutic principle of Chinese Medicine: balance of treatment and prevention.
- Patients communication: a professional attitude as a therapist.
The main contents of the practical class:
- First contact with your patients
- Feel the body by heart
- Practical physical examination
- Pulse diagnosis
- Tongue diagnosis
- Read the body language of the patients
- Patients communication and customer maintenance
- Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Cheng Xinnong
- The Foundation of Chinese Medicine, Giovanni Maciocia
- Practical Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tietao Deng
- Atlas of Chinese Tongue Diagnosis, Barbara Kirschbaum
- Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine a comprehensive guide, Giovanni Maciocia
- The secret of Chinese Pulse diagnosis, Bob Flaws
- Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chen Ping
- The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine, Maosheng Ni