Western Medicine Diagnosis – WMDX 3101

Western Medicine Diagnosis is to familiarise Acupuncture and TCM practitioners with Western Medicine diagnosis. This course is still approached with a TCM perspective to view western medicine diagnosis and general treatment disease.

Relate biomedical diagnostic and treatment approaches to TCM practice:

Diagnosis and treatment methods 

1 Identify the purpose of commonly used laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures. 

2 Identify abnormal findings in the results of laboratory tests, examinations and diagnostic imaging.

3 Relate abnormal findings to common diseases 

4 Identify typical medical and surgical treatments for common diseases 

5 Identify the underlying principles of biomedical diagnostic and treatment approaches.

Measure vital signs.

1 Describe the significance of the vital signs.

2 Measure vital signs.

3 Identify abnormal vital signs. 

Conduct relevant non-invasive physical examination. 

1 Describe the techniques and equipment used in physical examinations. 

2 Describe the diagnostic significance of physical examinations.

3 Perform relevant physical examinations. 

4 Perform examinations in a manner that minimizes patient distress, embarassment, and risk of injury.


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