10014NAT Graduate Diploma of Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine consists of 8 Modules and 30 Topics which are the teaching components. The rest of the Graduate Diploma consists of keeping a reflective case log book of personal experience of the skills practiced; demonstrated professional ability and competence and preparing material and evidence for assessment of competencies.

10014NAT Graduate Diploma of Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine consists of 8 Modules and 30 Topics which are the teaching components. The rest of the Graduate Diploma consists of keeping a reflective case log book of personal experience of the skills practiced; demonstrated professional ability and competence and preparing material and evidence for assessment of competencies.

This Unit reviews Chinese medicine principles and focuses on pathophysiology and basic approaches to TCM diagnosis.

Module 2 focuses on the herbs and how they work as medicines, from a traditional perspective and a biomedical perspective.

Module 3 explores individual herbs, their uses, safety, research and categorisation.

Module 4 is the first of the Therapeutic Modules. In this module we investigate autoimmune disease, and immunity in general, cancer, cardiopulmonary disorders and endocrine disease- these are very broad classifications of conditions that we face regularly. We will be discussing the pathogenesis of these conditions from a TCM perspective; their TCM diagnosis and pattern differentiation and formula prescriptions. 

Module 5 is the second of four modules covering TCM veterinary therapeutics. In this module we look at Chinese Herbal medicine for ocular disorders, gastrointestinal diseases and liver disease as well as dietetics or Chinese food therapy. We will be discussing the pathogenesis of these conditions from a TCM perspective; their TCM diagnosis and pattern differentiation and formula prescriptions.

Module 6 is the third of 4 modules covering TCM Veterinary Therapeutics. In this Module we look at Chinese herbal medicine for Pain & Paralysis, Musculoskeletal conditions, Neurological Disease and Skin disease. We will be discussing the pathogenesis of these conditions from a TCM perspective; their TCM diagnosis and pattern differentiation and formula prescriptions.

Module 7 is the last of 4 modules covering TCM Veterinary Therapeutics. It covers Nephrology and Urology, as well as Behavioural Disorders. We review Blood Flow and its role in health and disease as a unifying principle and finally look at the TCM determinants of life and how TCM can be used to treat life threatening conditions.

Module 8 concerns the way we practice Chinese Herbal Medicine and how we can continue our professional development as veterinary Chinese herbalists. We need to be able to use research resources and critique published research to assist us with our cases; there are also issues within TCM research that we should be aware of and some ideas for solutions for research within our practices.  

This module is for Recognition of Prior Learning for the 10014NAT Graduate Diploma Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine.