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Educational Objectives


The Purpose of the Master’s Program is to create leading practitioners of Oriental Medicine through student centered educational structures and experiences that will produce the following competencies:

1 Defend an etiology of disease from an Oriental Medicine perspective and utilize this to create and recommend disease prevention strategies.
2 Have the ability to formulate a logical treatment principle from an Oriental Medical diagnosis which can be put into action utilizing Oriental Medical modalities.
3 Evaluate patients exhibiting complaints from within the appropriate scope of practice utilizing the Four Pillars of Diagnosis to formulate a treatment plan.
4 Create acupuncture and herbal prescriptions along with supplemental modality treatment plans that can be justified through logical reasoning utilizing Oriental Medicine principles.
5 Demonstrate competency in administering a treatment plan as part of the clinical encounter.
6 Identify and demonstrate knowledge of situations and symptoms which necessitate the need for referral to an appropriate health care professional.
7 Demonstrate the ability to communicate in a professional manner the oriental medicine concepts and diagnoses to other qualified complementary healthcare professionals.
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