This is a four-part series covering the etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of illness in TCM. By learning the signs and symptoms, treatment principles, and herbal and acupuncture prescriptions of various disorders, students reinforce their understanding of basic diagnostic and treatment theories. Students learn differential diagnosis via the analysis of pathological changes of the Qi, Blood, body fluids, channels, and collaterals. In OM Internal Medicine 4-series Course, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Specialty Cases in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatric, Ophthalmology, Pediatric, Traumatology and Emergency Medicine will be covered.
Part 1: focuses on external diseases, diseases of the Lung, and bleeding disorders.
Part 2: focuses on Palpitations, Insomnia, Chest Painful Obstruction, Emotional Disorder, Manic-Depressive Psychosis, Epigastric Pain, Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Epilepsy.
Part 3: focuses upon diseases of the abdomen and digestive organs, also examining diseases caused by internal wind.
Part 4: focuses on diseases of fluid metabolism, the Kidney, and consumptive disease.