OM450 Oriental Medicine Diagnosis III
3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: OM300, OM301, OM302, OM401
This course is the third of a three-part series on Oriental Medicine diagnosis. In this course, students will comprehensively use their fundamental skills and theories of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine diagnosis to explore different diagnosis differentiation. Students will focus their learning on the concept of building a pattern of disharmony as an Oriental Medicine diagnosis model. The course emphasizes the learning identification of patterns of five phases, 12 channels, and 8 extraordinary vessels, Zang Fu patterns. This course prepares one of the critical skills 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 skills from building up patterns of disharmony as the Oriental Medicine diagnosis model.