OM501 Oriental Internal Medicine I
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: OM401, OM402, OM450
This course is the first of a four-course series in Oriental Internal Medicine. The course will focus on the clinical application of Oriental Medicine in problem-based learning. It will emphasize the clinical impressions and the formation of a working diagnosis, including acupuncture and Oriental medicine diagnoses, and the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), treatment including treatment planning, contraindications and complications, drug-herbs interaction, continuity of care, referral, collaboration, follow-up care, final review, functional outcome measurements, prognosis, and future medical care. The four-course series of Oriental Internal Medicine covers the clinical case from Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine specialties, including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics, Traumatology, and Emergency Care. OM501 focuses on Family Medicine (external diseases, tinnitus, diseases of lung, mouth ulcers, epigastric pain, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, tai yin syndrome, sweating disorder, insomnia), Traumatology and Emergency Care (Bleeding), Internal Medicine and Geriatrics (Palpitation, Chest Bi Syndrome).