Traditional Chinese Medicine: Theory, Practice & Policy
This course provides a unique opportunity to learn the theory and practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) from Chinese Practitioners in Chengdu, China. Th course includes 75% TCM theories and 25% clinical practice. It explores he Chinese Health Care system in which TCM is pacticed. The course studies include fundamentals of TCM diagnosis, theories in Chinese medicine, acupuncture, Tui na massage moxibustion, and TCM nursing. The cultural richness of this experience will enhance student understanding. The location of the delivery of TCM services will allow students to analyze the Chinese Health Care System as it incorporates TCM. Course is taught in English.
NURS 287 and CHSP 287 (4 credits): Traditional Chinese Medicine: Theory, Practice & Policy. GUR/Gen Ed Cross-cultural Perspectives diversity requirement, deparment elective credit.
$5,500. Includes airfare, visa, lodging, program related transportation and entrance fees. Most meals not covered. PLU reserves the right to add a surcharge in response to unanticipated price increase.
These estimated additional costs indicated below are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses may vary according to student interests, individual needs, and spending habits:
April 13, 2012. A non-refundable deposit of $50.00 is required with the application. A $250 non-refundable program payment to confirm your participation in the course is due within 10 days of notification of acceptance. Maximum of 18 students.
Travel immunizations recommended. See PLU Health Services' website for recommendations and costs.