Health foundation course in traditional Chinese medicine
Are you interested in learning more about traditional Chinese medicine and discovering how it can benefit both your own personal health and assist your family?
This course is an ideal starting point in building your knowledge and assisting you and your family to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The New Zealand College of Chinese Medicine offers a very successful Foundation Studies programme which teaches the fundamental principles of personal health maintenance based on traditional Chinese medicine.
This programme is a 20 week fulltime course offering 60 credits at level 3 and introduces students to the basics of traditional Chinese medicine. The course also includes Chinese exercise, tai chi and qigong, diet, sleeping patterns, healthcare maintenance throughout the seasons, healthcare maintenance for specific parts of the body and rehabilitation treatments in traditional Chinese medicine.
The ability to live a healthy lifestyle and prevent imbalance in our body systems is among the treasures of traditional Chinese medicine.
Developing an understanding of healthy lifestyles and preventive practises can be of great benefit to the individual, their families and the wider community. As well as gaining valuable knowledge on personal health maintenance students undertaking this programme will also develop a broad understanding of the key concepts of traditional Chinese medicine.
The course is NZQA registered and eligible for student loans and allowances. It starts on July 28, 2014.
To enrol in the Certificate in Foundation Studies for Health Maintenance (Level 3) call 09 580 2376 or email enrolment@ chinesemedicine.ac.nz.
NZCCM holds regular open days at its Greenlane campus to provide course information, tai chi and qigong demonstrations and free acupuncture treatment to enable the public to find out more about traditional Chinese medicine, and its programmes. The next Open Day is Saturday, June 28, from 1 to 4pm at Greenlane Campus 321 Great South Rd, Greenlane.