CMED1035 History of Chinese Medicine 中國醫學史 (2 units)
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History of Chinese Medicine (CM) is a course covering the origins, formation, development process and pattern of Chinese medicine. History of medicine is a division of the history of science technology and is a combined subject of medicine and history. It belongs to applied science in the natural science discipline whereas a special history subject in the social science discipline.
The teaching objectives of history of medicine are to provide students with the knowledge in the development process and pattern of CM and bring forth a direction for students who will be engaged in CM profession. Learning history of medicine is conducive to cultivating students’ eagerness in CM and dedication to practising medicine, equipping students with the development pattern and current development of CM for defining the future development of CM, learning lessons from the history, developing students’ ability of scientific thinking and scientific research method, and enriching students’ knowledge bases.
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