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MED180 Intro to Integrative East-West Medicine, Summer 2014

June 24, 2014 – July 31, 2014

In Summer of 2014, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine will be offering MED180: Introduction to Integrative East-West Medicine for Health and Wellness from June 24 - July 31, 2014 (6 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays).

The MEDICINE 180 course at UCLA Summer Sessions is designed to provide an overarching introduction to integrative healthcare, particularly the therapeutic approaches originated from traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Students will learn (1) the theoretical underpinnings of integrative medicine and TCM, (2) the management of personal well-being through experiential learning of various therapeutic modalities, and (3) current clinical applications of integrative medicine from practitioners and patients.


Topics include:

  • Integrative East-West Medicine and its role in prevention and health cultivation
  • Herbs and nutritional supplements
  • Pain management using acupuncture, acupressure, massage and other self-help techniques
  • Maintaining a healthy immune system and reducing inflammation and stress.


Hands-on practice and clinical site visits will be incorporated.

Enrollment is now open for UCLA undergraduates, graduates, and non-UCLA students! International students are also welcome to enroll. Healthcare professionals interested in expanding their career to integrative medicine will also benefit from the overview offered in this course.

**Upon enrollment, the course also offers 25 CEU units for acupuncturists upon request.**

For more information on the course and enrollment, click HERE.

Questions for registration can be directed to UCLA Summer Sessions at info@summer.ucla.edu.

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