OM503 Oriental Internal Medicine III
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: OM401, OM402, OM450
This course is the third 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 and diagnoses, 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. OM503 focuses on Internal Medicine and Geriatrics (Lin syndrome, urinary disorders, BPH, interstitial cystitis, fever of internal disorders, HIV/AIDS, Xiao Ke syndrome, Thyroid disease, obesity, dyslipidemia, chronic fatigue syndrome, tiredness), Pediatrics (diarrhea, convulsion), Ophthalmology (red eyes, blurry vision, glaucoma, cataract) Orthopedics (Bi syndrome, fibromyalgia, lower back ache, wei syndrome).