OM401 Oriental Medicine Diagnosis I
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: OM300, OM301, OM302
This course is the first of a three-part series on Oriental medicine diagnosis. This course is an introduction to the basic skills and theories of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine diagnosis, using the Four Pillars of diagnosis: Observation, Auscultation/Olfaction, Inquiry, and Palpation. Including visual examinations of the face and body. The diagnostic examination skill correlates to the critical foundational skill in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine diagnosis. The courses also prepare students with integrated Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine diagnostic and treatment procedures. Students will learn clinical reasoning and problem-solving skill on the foundational levels focusing on the four pillars of diagnosis skills.