Comments about Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine - Diploma - At the institution - Burnaby - British Columbia
Following completion of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Program, students are eligible to take the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Program. At this level, students will follow advanced-level courses in Western Medicine, TCM Clinical Sciences, Traditional Chinese Classics, TCM Clinical Training as well as General Studies. This focus reflects the progress from learning clinical theories and skills to critical analysis of TCM Philosophy and conducting TCM research.
The clinical internship courses of the program provide the student with opportunities that transition from conducting supervised patient evaluations, diagnosis and treatments on patients to independent practice.
Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to write the Provincial licensing examination. They will also be eligible to apply for membership in the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of BC.