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					SYLLABUS BASIC MERIDIAN THEORY
Total Clock Hours: Student Prerequisites: 15 Hours History of TCM; Chinese Medical Terminology; Basic TCM Physiology; Basic TCM Philosophy; TCM Etiology & Mechanisms of Disease Handouts, illustrations, charts, clinical demonstrations

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Course Description: Meridian Theory is a very important part of TCM. It has very close relationship with acupuncture. It bases on the clinic application of acupoint, narrates the corresponding pathway of every part of the body. This course focuses on the physiology, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of TCM. We can enhance our basic knowledge of acupuncture by studying this material, especially the theory of meridian. Thus, we lay a solid foundation of further course study of acupuncture. Objective of Course:  Student will demonstrate knowledge of location, clinical application, pathology and diagnosis of the meridian systems Student Requirements: Outside Study Hours: Homework Assignments: Acupuncture Model 15 Hours Locate meridian pathways

Required Reading: 1. A Manual of Acupuncture (Deadman) 2. Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion Reference Bibliography: 1. Meridian Therapy 2. Ling Shu, Spiritual Pivot 3. Vital Meridian 4. Golden Needle Grading: A = 90% - 100% B = 80% - 89% C = 70% - 79% F = 69% and below

Exams: Number of Exams: 1 (accounts for 100% of total grade) During what period of semester will exams take place: Final class Homework Assignments: (accounts for 0% of total grade) Attendance: (affects overall course grade) as does class participation.

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SYLLABUS Basic Meridian Theory
Curriculum Lesson Plans Week 1: (pages 11 – 16, 26, 27 of Deadman) A. Introduction & Distribute syllabus B. Function of Meridians C. Types of Meridians and Collaterals D. Names and Relationships of the 12 Regular Meridians 1. Chinese terminology i.e. Taiyin, Taiyang 2. Cyclical flow of the 12 Regular Meridians E. Path of the main, luo and divergent meridians, muscle and cutaneous regions of the: 1. Lung (p. 73-75), Large Intestine (p. 95-98) 2. Stomach (p. 125-128), Spleen (p.177-180) Week 2: Path of the main, luo and divergent meridians, muscle and cutaneous regions of the: A. Heart (p. 209-211), Small Intestine (p. 227-229) B. Bladder (p. 251-254), Kidney (p. 331-334) C. Pericardium (p. 367-369), San Jiao (p. 387-389) D. Gallbladder (p. 417-420), Liver (p. 469-471) Week 3: A. Names and Relationships of the 8 Extra Meridians (p. 17) B. Path and functions of the 8 Extra Meridians (p. 18-25, 495, 496, 529-531) Week 4: A. Test and analysis B. Make Cunometer

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