Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture
3 credits (Undergraduate or Graduate)
Nursing 297, 497, or 780
Program Dates: June 8 – June 24, 2013
Instructors: Dr. Hong Tao & Dr. Anne Dressel, UWM College of Nursing
This exciting new course will introduce students to the history, concepts, elements and theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Students will learn basic TCM healing and health promotion practices at the Second Military Medical University (SMMU) in Shanghai. In addition to TCM, students will interact closely with nursing students at SMMU, and be introduced to China’s healthcare delivery system with several clinical tours. Finally, a weekend cultural excursion to Beijing and the Great Wall of China will be included.