Advanced Level – Chinese Medicine Courses

Tim Vukan · August 18, 2021

22 Courses

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9 PDF Workbooks

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1 Certificate

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Course Info

Learn about Advanced Chinese Medicine. In this Course Bundle you will have access to the following Online Courses:

Course Content

Course 1: Abdominal pain after giving birth
Master the definition of postpartum abdominal pain and treatment based on syndrome differentiation.
Become familiar with the etiology and pathogenesis of postpartum abdominal pain. This course is based on teachings for undergraduate students in Hangzhou, China. It has been translated and modified to fit this online course.
Ebook: total 38 pages (PDF)

Course 2: Abdominal Acupuncture
Abdominal acupuncture is founded by Dr. Bo Zhi-Yun. Based on the Shen Que Channel System (SQCS) and conventional theories, it can treat many problems by regulating Zang-Fu organs and channels. The abdomen contains not only Zang-Fu organs but also channels, which serves as pathways for qi and blood distributing from inside out. Abdominal acupuncture system offers a holistic view and a treatment based on syndrome differentiation for your application in your Chinese Medicine clinic.
You will learn about: The Abdominal Acupuncture Mechanism & Background Features, About needling depth and Contraindications.
Point combinations: Abdominal Four Gates, Heaven – Earth Needles, Leading Qi to the Source, The Wind – Dampness point, Regulating Spleen-Qi.
Treatment plan of common diseases: Vertigo, Menstrual pain, Wind-stroke, Cervical Spondylosis, Headache, Waist-Back Pain and Periarthritis of the Shoulder.
Video Duration: 60 minutes
Ebook: Abdominal Map (PDF)

Course 3: Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment for IBS
The acupuncture and herbal treatment of IBS – Irritable bowel syndrome. Get an introduction, classifications and more. Syndrome Differentiation Groups, Diagnosis, Herbal Treatment, beautiful Herbal Galleries to each herb and different case studies based on the acupuncture treatment methods for IBS.
Ebook: total 82 pages (PDF)

Course 4: Medical Mandarin – Chinese Medicine Diagnosis
Learn about Medical Mandarin – Chinese Medicine Diagnosis. Get known to the Chinese terms, new words and sentence examples applied within Chinese Medicine Diagnosis. Tim Vukan is teaching the pronunciation of related Chinese medical terms based on his experience of studying in China. Be able to apply short sentences in a dialogue with a Chinese patient or doctor & top up your Chinese for your internship when you come to China. This course covers words about the four main diagnostic techniques such as asking for the pulse, inspecting the tongue, the mind and the etiology and many other related medical terms which are commonly used in Medical Mandarin.
Video Duration: 46 minutes

Course 5: Important Pulses you need to know
In this Online Course you will learn about the six main pulses, namely the floating pulse, deep pulse, rapid pulse, slow pulse, slippery pulse, and rough pulse. These six pulses represents different conditions in exterior and interior, yin and yang, cold and heat, deficiency and excess, zang and fu, and qi and blood.
Video Duration: 40 minutes

Course 6: Emotional Therapy
This course is teaching you about the treatment of emotional disorders by applying a characteristic method coming from the field of Chinese medicine psychology.
The Emotion inter – restriction therapy is an ancient systemic method which is related to the field of Emotional Therapy, in Chinese called as Qing Zhi Xiang Sheng Liao Fa (情志相胜疗法).
Based on the generation and restriction process of the five elements, we can learn how to balance our emotions. It works accordingly to the principle to restrict and control an unbalanced emotion by focusing on another emotion and its functions, to help us to relieve stress and blockages in our mind.
The aim is to first learn about ourselves to receive an understanding about functions and qualities which appear caused by an unstable or excessive emotion and how to find balance using the system of this Emotional Therapy.
Video Duration: 65 minutes

Course 7: Dui Yao – Herbal medicine pairs
Learn about Chinese herbal medicine and Dui Yao 对药, herbal medicine pairs used in combination. All categories used in this course: (total of 83 dui yao pairs)
Release exterior wind cold, Release exterior wind heat, Herbs that drain fire, Clear heat & dry dampness, Clear heat & relieve toxicity, Clearing heat & cool blood, Purgative herbs, Regulate water & drain dampness, Dissolve dampness, Regulate water & drain dampness, Removing dampness & eliminating jaundice, Warm the interior & expel cold, Regulate Qi, Transform food stagnation, Stop bleeding & cool blood, Transform stagnation & stop pain, Activating blood & stop pain, Activating blood & regulate menstruation, Invigorate blood and moving qi, Warm herbs transform phlegm cold, Cold herbs transform phlegm cold, Relieve coughing and wheezing, Calm the mind & nourish the heart, Smoothing and calming liver yang, Extinguish wind & stop tremors, Extinguish wind & stop tremors, Open the orifices, Herbs that tonify Qi, Herbs that tonify Yang, Herbs that tonify blood, Herbs that tonify Yin, Astringent, stabilizing, binding herbs.
Ebook: total 55 pages (PDF)

Course 8: Zang Fu Organs Theory
This Course gives you an Introduction about the Zang Fu Theories in Chinese Medicine.
Video Duration: Part 1: 37 minutes
Video Duration: Part 2: 31 minutes
Video Duration: Part 3: 37 minutes
Video Duration: Part 4: 16 minutes

Course 9: Tongue Diagnosis
Looking at the tongue as a diagnostic method can be understood as a method of looking at the Zang Fu organs. Considering it´s rich contents, tongue diagnosis covers plenty of special knowledge which was transferred from ancient times and is a main part in Chinese medicine diagnosis.
Tongue diagnosis is primarily done by observing the tongue conditions, it´s body and tongue coating. In conclusion, inspecting the tongue actually means to look at the tongue body and tongue coating to get clear Information about the functions of our Zang Fu organs.
Ebook: total 70 pages (PDF)

Course 10: The Seven Emotions in Chinese medicine
Emotional Disorders are a main reason of developing a disease. The seven emotions refer to joy, anger, melancholy, worry, grief, fear and fright which is an ancient concept from Chinese Medicine psychology. It describes emotional imbalances and their connections to our inner organ functions. This course offers deep understanding about how emotions influence our human body and how disorders can be understood.
Video Duration: 71 minutes

Course 11: The Jin three needle technique
The Jin three needle technique originally contains 39 groups. It is also called the three point technique. The idea is to use three needles to treat the disease. Sometimes this might not be enough, but as a basic method, the Jin three needle methods have shown good clinical results. For example in the treatment of acute pain (lumbar pain), sometimes one treatment can be enough. This acupuncture treatment method has been summarized by Professor Jin from 1979 (Guangzhou TCM University). His clinical experience and trials have been done to proof his theory. In Guangdong province, south China, this method still is very popular. The Jin 3 needle technique originally contains 39 groups. It is also called the three point technique. This course gives you an Introduction about 12 groups.
Update: Hey everyone! Just added a new part to the course! Learn about Chinese medical mandarin! (10 min.) Learn on how to pronounce the Chinese medical terminology you can find in this course and step inside the world of Chinese language.
Video Duration: Part 1: 55 minutes
Video Duration: Part 2: 10 minutes

Course 12: The Etiology and Pathogenesis in Chinese Medicine
Learn about the Etiology and Pathogenesis in Chinese Medicine
Video Duration: Part 1: 33 minutes
Video Duration: Part 2: 41 minutes
Video Duration: Part 3: 18 minutes

Course 13: The concept of Shen
The basic concept of shen, the generation and the function of shen are the topic of this course. According to Chinese medicine theory, the zang fu organs are filled with substances such as qi and blood. By the regulation of the viscera qi and its subtle material metabolism, life activities are generated. A colorful face, expressions in one’s eyes, speaking, manners, spirit, mood, and the pulse condition are all expressions of the external embodiment of life which is called Shen in Chinese medicine psychology.
Video Duration: 53 minutes

Course 14: The Chinese medicine treatment of Depression
According to the mental health awareness week: “depression, anxiety and panic attacks are not a sign of weakness, they are signs of having tried to remain strong for too long.” This online course gives you detailed introductions about the Chinese herbal medicine treatment of different types of depression syndromes. The etiology, syndrome interactions, the western medicine criteria, key points of the treatment, syndrome differentiation, acupuncture, tuina and other psychological treatment methods give this online course its content. Tim Vukan, the founder of Wushan TCM created this E-book to give you the opportunity to study/review this online lecture which is based on translations of teachings by Chinese Medical Universities for bachelor degree students majoring in their Chinese medicine study.
Ebook: total 63 pages (PDF)

Course 15: The acupuncture treatment of obesity
This online course is based on teachings by Chinese medical universities for both Bachelor and Master Level. Learn about various point combinations and how to apply these in our clinic.
Video Duration: 30 minutes
Ebook: total 37 pages (PDF)

Course 16: Rhinitis in Children – The Chinese Medicine Approach
Learn about: The Definition of rhinitis, Misunderstanding about rhinitis disorders, How does Chinese medicine treat rhinitis, Increasing prevalence of rhinitis patients, Teaching families about the prevention and how to treat rhinitis symptoms.
Video Duration: 79 minutes

Course 17: Qi, Blood & Body Fluids
Learn about the theory of Qi, Blood & Body Fluids
Video Duration: Part 1: 22 minutes
Video Duration: Part 2: 49 minutes

Course 18: Pulse Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine
Learn about Pulse Diagnosis and gain insight into the classifications of various pulses. Discover methods from China on how to feel the pulse. In Chinese medicine pulse diagnosis there are four important elements, namely location, rate, shape, and force in traditional pulse condition. It can be either superficial or deep, slow or rapid, excessive or deficient.
In modern times, we apply the standard of 28 different pulse conditions in the Chinese Medicine study.
Pulses you will learn about:
The floating, deep, slow, rapid, foreceless, excessive pulse groups and about pulses in combination such as the floating and tight pulse, slippery and rapid pulse and many more pulses in combinations.
Ebook: total 68 pages (PDF)

Course 19: Pulse conditions in psychological disease
Learn about the differentiation on pulse conditions in psychological disease!
Especially in psychological disease patients usually report about many different kind of emotions and feelings. Often these cannot be described to the doctor very easily. That’s why the differentiation of pulse conditions has an important role in diagnosing emotional disease and syndromes. This course gives you clear introductions on how we are able to diagnose imbalanced emotions by understanding different manifestations in the pulse. Generally believing, the formation of psychological pulse conditions is a mechanism which is connected with the outward manifestation of mental activities and therefor the psychological pulse recognition is necessary to differentiate these pulse conditions to give a proper treatment in Chinese medicine.
Video Duration: 61 minutes

Course 20: Pronunciations of Chinese Medicinal Herbs
Discover the world of Chinese herbal medicine and learn the right pronunciation in Chinese! View beautiful herbal images, listen to the pronunciation in Chinese and strengthen your Chinese medical mandarin!
This course offers you the opportunity to learn about herbal names in Chinese. You will receive beautiful Images of single herbs: in total 95 (with a video teaching you the correct pronunciation of 95 herbal names in Chinese)
Video Duration: 20 minutes
Ebook: total 103 pages (PDF)

Course 21: Pediatric Tuina for the treatment of Asthma
Learn about the theory, diagnosis and treatment methods and get known to techniques applied from Pediatric Tuina in the treatment of Asthma.
Video Duration: 23 minutes

Course 22: Pediatric Tuina for the treatment of ADHD – Part 1
Video Duration: 13 minutes
Pediatric Tuina for the treatment of ADHD – Part 2
Video Duration: 23 minutes
Learn about the theory, diagnosis and treatment methods and get known to techniques applied from Pediatric Tuina in the treatment of ADHD.
Download the Ebook: Part 1: total 26 pages (PDF)
Download the Ebook: Part 2: total 35 pages (PDF)

Total Video Duration

Total Duration: Get access to 22 Online Courses with a total of 15 hours of video lectures.


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Course Content

Online Course: Abdominal pain after giving birth
Online Course: Abdominal Acupuncture
Online Course: Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment for IBS
Online Course: Medical Mandarin – Chinese Medicine Diagnosis
Online Course: Important Pulses you need to know
Online Course: Emotional Therapy
Online Course: Dui Yao – Herbal medicine pairs
Online Course: Zang Fu Organs Theory
Online Course: Tongue Diagnosis
Online Course: The Seven Emotions in Chinese medicine
Online Course: The Jin three needle technique
Online Course: The Etiology and Pathogenesis in Chinese Medicine
Online Course: The concept of Shen
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About Instructor

Tim Vukan

Tim Vukan, MMed, Master of Chinese medicine at (ZCMU), founder of Wushan TCM and lecturer at Zhejiang Chinese Medical University is one of the few foreigners who has completed more than 13 years of Chinese medicine education directly in China! He is a certified Chinese medicine practitioner who has completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou (China). He is now teaching Chinese medicine to Chinese and foreign students at ZCMU. On Wushan TCM you can join Online Courses about authentic, professional and personal Chinese medicine lectures from China.

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