Oriental Medicine Diagnosis I

Oriental Medicine Diagnosis I

OM401 Oriental Medicine Diagnosis I                                                                        

3 Units/30 Hours
Prerequisites: OM302

This course is the first of a three part series in Oriental medicine diagnosis.  This course is an introduction to the basic skills and theories of Oriental medicine diagnosis, using the Four Pillars of diagnosis:  Observation, Auscultation/Olfaction, Inquiry, and Palpation.  Students will be exposed to the traditional oriental medicine diagnostic techniques and indexes for pulse and tongue examinations, Qi/Blood/Fluid patterns, the eight principles, and four levels of pattern identification, and the visual examinations of the face and body.