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Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma Program

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Diploma Code: TCM 100
Title: Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Tuition (CAD): 8000.00

Duration: 2 years
Next Start: TBD
Class Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Location: Brooklin


Description:

Traditional Chinese Medicine has its origin in ancient Taoist philosophy which views a person as an energy system in which body and mind are unified, each influencing and balancing the other. Unlike allopathic medicine which attempts to isolate and separate a disease from a person, Chinese Medicine emphasizes a holistic approach that treats the whole person. Many people have found Traditional Chinese methods of healing to be excellent tools for maintaining optimum health and preventing illness.


Evaluation:
  • Full attendance at in class course sessions
  • Completion of required reading assignments and essays
  • Compulsory attendance at clinic practice
  • A passing grade of 70% or higher on the final theory and practical examinations

Prerequisite:

Courses (1)
ID Course Code Title Tuition (CAD) Duration Primary Teacher
52 TCM 108 Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinical Practice I & II 0.00 180 clock hours = 6 credit hours Scarlett Deva Antaloczy
Books Required (0)
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Books Supplemental (7)
Title: Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 8th Edition
Author: Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd
ISBN: 978-0323-3592-07
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 86.95

Description: Textbook goes with course MED 101S bought separately, found under certificate courses.

Make learning medical terminology faster and more fun with Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 6th Edition! Featuring CDs with interactive games and audio pronunciations, this book helps you begin reading, writing, and speaking medical terms in the shortest time possible. Small chunks of information are always followed immediately by exercises, so students will be learning "every minute!" The many puzzles, activities, and games make it easier to understand and remember terminology. Written in a clear, conversational style by Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd, this book gives you the tools to communicate effectively in the health care environment.

April 2010 Approx. 448 pp., 175 illus.
Title: Clinical Acupuncture
Author: Anton Jayasuriya
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 73.00

Description: Years of clinical practice have positively identified that acupuncture has a definite place in the health care of people throughout the world. It can be integrated successfully with modern medical practice. In properly trained hands it is inexpensive, harmless - but essentially effective over a large range of common disorders.

The new edition flowing from the voluminous and seemingly never-ending pen of Professor Anton Jayasuriya, is a further meaningful step in keeping students of this ancient art up to date with clear, concise information which shoud help them develop, with time, as well-qualified acupuncturists.
Title: Clean Needle Technique: A Manual for Acupuncturists
Author: Jenny Belluomini, MSN, NP, LAc
Type: Ebook
Price (CAD): 15.00

Description: This book is intended as a manual for students and practitioners of acupuncture, and as a textbook for courses of clean needle technique. Every effort has been made in this manual to elucidate aseptic technique based on the highest standards of practice and to explain the rationale for the recommendations made by the author. The student should be aware that specific procedures for needle insertion recommended by licensure and certification exams may vary from the content of this manual.
Title: Tui Na A manual of Chinese massage therapy
Author: Sarah Pritchard
ISBN: 978-0-443-06903-1
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 79.95

Description: ui na: A manual of Chinese massage therapy is a comprehensive handbook for the 21st century student and practitioner of Tui na working in the West.

The book describes the roots and development of Tui na, how it works therapeutically within the context of Chinese medicine and how to become an effective Tui na practitioner.
It contains detailed descriptions of Tui na techniques, how to practice them, their clinical applications and therapeutic effects. Foundation area routines are provided to aid the development and fluidity of manual skills and to give an initial structure for building treatments.


The book has a unique approach to creating and planning Tui na treatments. Avoiding the prescriptive approach usually employed, Sarah Pritchard discusses the principles of practice and enables the student practitioner to make choices and formulate treatments by bringing together their knowledge and skills. Frameworks are provided, and techniques, methods and approaches suggested for presenting patterns of disharmony within the treatment of common ailments.
Title: Shen Psycho-Emotional Aspects of Chinese Medicine
Author: Elisa Rossi, MD, PhD, BA
ISBN: 978-0-443-10181-6
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 83.95

Description: SHEN: PSYCHO-EMOTIONAL ASPECTS OF CHINESE MEDICINE fully explains how the emotional, mental, and physical elements of Chinese Medicine in illness are an extremely effective therapy in dealing with cases where the alterations of the shen are both obvious and subtle. The book focuses on the psycho-spiritual aspects of patient's conditions and is purposely constructed to facilitate practitioners' formulations of diagnosis and treatment. It reflects throughout on the patient-practitioner relationship, resources, and various characteristics, inherent problems and qualities of acupuncture.
Title: Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine
Author: Jane Lyttleton
ISBN: 978-0-443-06640-5
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 96.95

Description: Providing a clear understanding of infertility, this practical resource analyzes and describes the diagnoses and treatment of infertility both male and female with Chinese medicine. It includes Western medical information with explanations of physiology, reproductive biology, and modern infertility treatments to expand the understanding of patient options. Content discusses all aspects of achieving a successful pregnancy, including pre-conception care, conception, pregnancy and miscarriage, and modern medical treatments.
Title: Pictorial Atlas of Acupuncture
Author: Lian, Yu-Lin, Chen, Dr. Chu-Yan
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 45.00

Description: Hardcover
An illustrated Manual of Acupuncture Points