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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: Workload 2 hours / week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Session 1: Chinese Medicine: Introduction to Basic Theory

In this session, the learners will develop detailed understanding of the role of Zang-fu in manifesting health and disease in human body. The inter-relationship between various Zang-fu organs will also be introduced....
Reading
9 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
The Initiation of Chinese Medicine2m
The Essential Characteristics of Chinese Medicine1m
Treatment by Differentiation of Syndromes3m
The Doctrine of Yin and Yangm
The Theory of Yin-Yang - The Formation of the Theory of Yin and Yang5m
Application of the Theory of Yin-yang in Chinese Medicine3m
The Theory of Zang-fu Organs (Part 1)2m
The Primary Characteristics of the Zang-Fu Theory3m
Reading1 reading
Reading list for Session 1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Session 130m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Session 2: Zang-Fu Organs Concepts in Chinese Medicine

This part is about the application of Zang-fu Organs concepts in understanding health and disease....
Reading
5 videos (Total 18 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
The Lung2m
The Spleen4m
The Liver2m
The Kidney4m
Reading1 reading
Reading list for Session 2m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Session 230m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Session 3: Relationship between Zang-Fu Organs; An introduction of Qi in Chinese medicine

In this session, the learners will develop further knowledge on how the inter-relationship between various Zang-fu organs contribute to health and diseases in human body. The session ends with an introduction to the concept of Qi in Chinese medicine....
Reading
4 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
The Functions of the Six Fu Organs3m
The Relationship between Zang-Fu Organs4m
The Theory of Qi4m
Reading1 reading
Reading list for Session 3m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Session 330m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Session 4: Blood, Body Fluids and Pathogenesis of disease in Chinese Medicine

The session starts with an introduction to the concept of Blood and Body Fluid in Chinese medicine, followed with an overview of the principles of pathogenesis in Chinese medicine....
Reading
12 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video12 videos
Pathogenic Factors and Pathogenesis in Chinese Medicine1m
3.1 Six External Pathogens2m
3.2 Wind1m
3.3 Cold1m
3.4 Summer-heatm
3.5 Dampness1m
3.6 Drynessm
3.7 Firem
Internal Injury by the Seven Emotions2m
Diet, Work and Rest2m
Pathogenesis4m
Reading1 reading
Reading list for Session 4m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Session 430m
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By RRDec 9th 2017

Very interesting material, really enjoyed this course!\n\n**When answering the 'fill the blank questions' make sure you write the answer perfectly including punctuation using american English.

By BUApr 15th 2018

Very informative lectures. Great for a first deeper understanding. I liked the combination of lectures, and parallel reading possibility for better memorization. Thank you

Instructors

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Prof. Vincent CHUNG

Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine
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Prof. Zhi-xiu LIN

Associate Professor
School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
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Prof. Wendy WONG

Assistant Professor
School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Ching LIONG

Professional Consultant
School of Chinese Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
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Prof. Justin Che-Yuen WU

Professor
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics

About The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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