Fundamentals of TCM (3 CE hours)


Course Description
This course is designed to offer a detailed introduction to the fundamental concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as they apply to massage therapists. It covers the basic theory and history of Traditional Chinese Medicine and takes an unbiased evidenced based look at the efficacy of TCM based somatic therapies. It introduces the foundational concepts and theories upon which all forms of Asian bodywork are based on.

Educational Objectives
Define the terms Meridian, and Chi
List the Five Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Explain the connection between Acupuncture and Acupressure.
Explain how the traditional practice of Moxibustion is similar to the use of Hot Stones in western massage therapy.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

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1. Read the material online.
2. Take the test online.
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