Tui Na Postgraduate Diploma

One Year Post Graduate Tui Na Curriculum

 

Course Description

Students will be taught the theories and philosophy of Tui Na, to be aware of contraindications of Tui Na, to apply a range of Tui Na hand techniques and to be able to assess and treat a wide range of conditions.  The module sessions are comprised of lecturer demonstrations and hands on practise with students working on each other under supervision.

 

Aim of Course

1 To learn massage skills of Tui Na

2 To gain an aetiology and pathology of conditions

3 To carry out an assessment of a conditions using orthopaedic examination and muscle testing in conjunction with Traditional Chinese Medicine examination.

 

Learning outcomes

The student will be able to achieve the following outcomes

To be able to carry out a full body Tui Na massage

To be able to carry out muscle testing

1 to be able to carry out an assessment of a condition by using a traditional Chinese medicine examination in conjunction with an orthopaedic examination

4 To devise a treatment plan for the condition

 

Year One

There are three modules per year totaling 125 hours

 

Module One 55 Hours

 

WK 1 General introduction to Tui Na, Tui Na History. Contra-Indications of Tui Na Massage Preliminary Massage Techniques
WK 2 Muscle Testing of neck and shoulder muscles Massage Techniques
WK3 Muscolo skeletal conditions Massage Techniques
WK4 Muscle testing arm muscles Massage Techniques
WK5 Muscolo skeletal conditions Massage Techniques
WK6 Muscle testing back muscles

 

Massage Techniques
WK7 Muscolo skeletal conditions Massage Techniques
WK 8 Peripheral nerve testing upper limb Massage Techniques
WK 9 Neurological conditions Massage  Techniques
WK 10 Peripheral nerve testing lower limb Massage Techniques
WK 11 Neurological conditions Massage Techniques

 

 

Aim of Module

1 To learn massage skills of Tui Na

2 To gain an aetiology and pathology of conditions

3 To carry out an assessment of a condition using orthopaedic examination and muscle testing in conjunction with Traditional Chinese Medicine examination.

 

 

Learning outcomes

1 The student will be able to achieve the following outcomes

2 To be able to carry out a full body Tui Na massage

3 To be able to carryout muscle testing

4 to be able to carry out an assessment of a condition by using a traditional Chinese medicine examination in conjunction with an orthopaedic examination

5 To devise a treatment plan for the condition

 

Module Two Fifty Hours

 

WK 12 Digestive system conditions Massage Techniques
WK 13 Digestive system conditions Massage Techniques
WK 14 Respiratory system conditions Massage Techniques
WK 15 Circulatory system conditions Massage Techniques
WK 16 Genito urinary system conditions Massage Techniques
WK 17 Psycho –emotional conditions Massage Techniques
WK 18 Childrens Tui Na Massage Techniques
WK 19 Childrens Tui Na Massage Techniques
WK 20 Revision Massage Techniques
WK 21 Revision Massage Techniques
WK 22 Practical Assessment Massage Techniques

 

 

Aim of Module

1 To learn massage skills of Tui Na

2 To evaluate the testing of muscles

3 To carry out an assessment of a condition using Traditional Chinese Medicine examination

4 To devise a treatment plan for the condition

 

Learning outcome

To evaluate digestive system conditions using a TCM diagnosis and to plan an appropriate treatment strategy

To evaluate respiratory treatment conditions using traditional Chinese medicine and to plan and to plan an appropriate treatment strategy

 

Module Three Twenty Five Hours

 

WK 23 Revision Massage Techniques
WK 24 Revision Massage Techniques
WK 25 Written Examination Hand in portfolio of work Massage Techniques
WK 26 Internal   Examination Hand in case histories Massage Techniques
WK 27 External  Examination Massage Techniques

 

Aim of Module

Revision of massage techniques

Preparation for examination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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