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Top 4 Diplomas in Traditional Medicine 2019/2020

Individuals looking to enhance their skill set and enter the workforce quickly can enroll in a diploma program. These programs are available in a wide variety of fields and generally take less time to complete than a degree.

The study of traditional medicine educates individuals in the theoretical and practical concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Students may gain a deeper philosophical understanding of the roots of TCM while learning practices such as herbalism and acupuncture.

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4 Results in Traditional Medicine

Pacific Rim College

The Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is a 4-year (8-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medic ... [+]

Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

The Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is a 4-year (8-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine involves disciplines such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, Chinese massage, diet therapy and therapeutic exercises. Students learn foundational philosophies, diagnostic principles and therapeutic techniques of this ancient and powerful system of medicine, and incorporate them with biomedical sciences and other healing philosophies. This 2925-hour program satisfies curriculum requirements of the CTCMA of BC.

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Canada Victoria
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
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Vancouver Career College

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at Vancouver Career College is a unique three-year program that incorporates the standard pillars of the ancient pra ... [+]

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at Vancouver Career College is a unique three-year program that incorporates the standard pillars of the ancient practice of TCM with a fundamental approach to Western medicine.

Adopting a truly holistic approach, this program is a condensed version of Practitioner programs offered at TCM universities in China. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to write the Provincial licensing examination and will be eligible to apply for membership in the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of BC. All students of this program will participate in four internships throughout their program, including time spent at the college's on-site TCM clinic.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2020
English
Full-time
Campus
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Vancouver Career College

Launch a career in holistic medicine with the Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist program at Vancouver Career College. Our TCM Herbalist program is a unique three-year ... [+]

Launch a career in holistic medicine with the Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist program at Vancouver Career College. Our TCM Herbalist program is a unique three-year program that consists of courses in Chinese herbs, Chinese Massage, Qigong, Taiji, diet therapy and Western Medicine.

TCM Herbalists are experts on the healing properties of plants and herbs and can offeralternative or complementary treatments to conventional medicine. As interest in natural health and human longevity grows in North America, the need for qualified TCM professionals grows as well. Many extended health benefits plans now recognize the legitimacy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, making it even more accessible to the public and an even more lucrative career path.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2020
English
Full-time
Campus
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Vancouver Career College

Following completion of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Program, students are eligible to take the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Program. ... [+]

Following completion of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Program, students are eligible to take the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Program. At this level, students will follow advanced-level courses in Western Medicine, TCM Clinical Sciences, Traditional Chinese Classics, TCM Clinical Training as well as General Studies. This focus reflects the progress from learning clinical theories and skills to critical analysis of TCM Philosophy and conducting TCM research.

The clinical placement courses of the program provide the student with opportunities that transition from conducting supervised patient evaluations, diagnosis, and treatments on patients to independent practice. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to write the Provincial licensing examination. They will also be eligible to apply for membership in the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of BC.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2020
English
Full-time
Campus
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