The Chinese Herbal Medicine and Tuina programmes run by the college are at postgraduate level only and are thus suitable for fully qualified Acupuncturists or Practitioners of Acupuncture TCM who wish to extend their range of therapeutic options to include, for example, the full range of Chinese Herbal Medicine treatments.
Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM)is one of the specialisms available on the postgraduate degree programmes run in collaboration with Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine.
Those with a Diploma in CHM, as described below, or equivalent, will be eligible to opt for this area of specialist study and research within the 2 year Master Degree or 3 year Doctoral Degree programmes.
Details of the degree courses in Chinese Herbal Medicine:
Chinese Herbal Medicine employs the same diagnostic methods as other types of TCM and, rather than using pre-sterilised disposable Acupuncture needles to provide the treatment, it uses Traditional Chinese Medical ingredients such as roots, leaves and flowers which are combined according to classical Chinese Prescriptions to treat the patient/client's condition.
The postgraduate Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine - Dip.CHM is a part-time programme, run at our college in Dublin, which provides theoretical, practical and clinical training in CHM and it is normally run over two calendar years.
Attendance is required for approximately 3 or 4 days every 2 months.
The Dip.CHM is open to qualified Acupuncture/TCM practitioners. For more online details of the Chinese Herbal Medicine Postgraduate programmes click here.
Graduates who have completed the Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicines, and passed the required assessments and examinations, are entitled to use the designatory letters Dip.CHM. Those who are members of the Professional Register of TCM have insurance cover for their practice of CHM.
To receive a full Dip.CHM prospectus pack when the dates for the next Diploma course have been set please register your interest in this course.