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Discovery Courses

Open the gates and discover the world of Chinese Medicine! 

Course:  DC-EN-P2103, Understand Chinese Medicine - brief and clear

Authentic  --  Informative -- Well structured

Videos are produced by Zhejiang Chinese Medical University International College






Dr. Wang ying, Zhu Wenpei (M.Med), Dr. Chen Xiaojun, Dr. Wu Yuanxi, Prof. Ji Xuming


Requirement for participant: 

No requirement, for all health care professionals, TCM interested person, beginners or growing therapists 


Course location: 

online Videos, with 6 months learning access


Learning hours:

55 Sections/Videos with 12 UE totally


Cost: TCM Promotion program 98€

free for our enrolled Bachelor students or participates inTraining programs of acupuncture (in German) during the first study year.  


Extra service:

If someone participates our 'Training Programm of acupuncture (in German)' after this Course, the cost can be calculated into the program fees. 



certificate after Quiz-Test


TCM Promotion program 


Understand Chinese Medicine - brief and clear


Although in the Profession Training (Ausbildung) area we only offer German-language programs, but we would also like to support our students and TCM interested person with English-language material and courses as a learning supplement.


This Course includes 55 Sections under 8 Chapters. You will catch a very informative overview on Chinese Medicine and key facts about the basic theory, diagnostics of TCM as well as the brief introduction about the treatment methods - Acupuncture and Herb therapy. Even you have already learned the basic theories of TCM, you might get some new ideas and sight! ( See Video examples in free courses).


 (1) - Basic Theory of TCM

Chapter 1 Visceral Manifestation: Overview, Heart, Lung, Spleen, Liver, Kidney, Six Fu-organs, mutual relations among Zang-fu Organs

Chapter 2 Essence, Qi, Blood and Body Fluid, and mutual relations among them

Chapter 3 Etiology and Pathogenesis: Six pathogenic factors, Seven Emotions, Phlegm and Fluid Retention, Blood Stasis, Incidence of Disease, Basic mechanism of Pathogenesis


 (2) - Diagnostics of TCM

Chapter 4 Diagnostic Methods in TCM: Overview, Inspection of Completion and Physique, Behaviour, Tongue Diagnosis, Auscultation and Olfcuation, Inquiry, Pulse taking & Palpation

Chapter 5 Syndrome Differentiation: Eight-Principles Syndrome Differentiation, Syndrome differentiation of six Exogenous pathogen, Qi-Blood and Body fluid, Zang-fu Syndrome Differentiation

Chapter 6 Preventive and Therapeutic Principles and Methods


 (3) - Acupuncture, Herbs and Formulas

Chapter 7 Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Overview, Meridians and Collaterals, Acupoints, methods for locating Acupoints, 'Dazzling Super Stars' in Acupoints, Needling Instruments in Acupuncture clinic, Manipulating techniques, Moxibustion, Cupping

Chapter 8 Chinese Medicinals and Formulas: Flavours and Efficacy of Herbs, Compatibility and Composition of Herbs, 9 example Herbs, 5 example Recipes .