OM401 Oriental Medicine Diagnosis I
3 Units/30 Hours
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.