Professor Albert WN Leung
Professor Zhixiu Lin
Dr. Ching Liong
This course introduces the fundamental concepts in Chinese medicine to students who are interested in a general understanding of the basic theories, working principles, methods for health preservation and disease healing in Chinese medicine. The course comprises an introduction to the five key areas in Chinese medicine including the basic theories of Chinese medicine, methods of diagnosis and treatment, acupuncture & moxibustion, Chinese medicinal materials, and Chinese herbal formulary. This general education module will also feature a half-day visit to the Chinese Medicine Clinical Research and Services Centre, TWGHs Kwong Wah Hospital - The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where the students will learn about how Chinese medicine is practised in a contemporary context. The medium of instruction for the course is English.
Notes for CUHK students:
CUHK Chinese Medicine Majors cannot take this course to fulfil General Education requirements.