Study Programs

Oshio College has the copyright, ownership and usage rights of the curriculum and Courses  Oshio college offers Acupuncture Program (3-year), Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Program (4-year), Doctor of TCM Program (5-year), and Traditional Chinese Therapeutic Tui-na Massage Program.  These programs are preparatory study programs to ensure students pass license exams and are fully knowledgeable to practice TCM and manage their business.
ACUPUNCTURE  PROGRAM (3 YEARS)This 3-year acupuncture program consists of 1965 hours and 116 credits in total. Finishing this  program, you are eligible to challenge the Acupuncture licensing examination and practice Acupuncture in BC. 

First Year (630 hrs   42 credits) 

Code Course Name Hours Credits
100 FOUNDATION OF TCM  (1) 90 6
101 DIAGNOSTICS OF TCM 90 6
102 HERBOLOGY —- HERBOLOGY OF TCM (1) 90 6
103 ACUPUNCTURE THEORY (1) 120 8
104 WESTERN ANATOMY 60 4
105 TCM HISTORY 45 3
106 CHINESE LANGUAGE & TCM TERMINOLOGY 45 3
107 FOUNDATION OF TCM (2) 45 3
108 TCM DIAGNOSIS LAB 45 3

Second Year (630 hrs  37 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
200 COMMUNICATION SKILLS, ETHICS, MEDICAL, LEGAL ISSUES 45 3
201 HERBAL FORMULA 90 6
202 ACUPUNCTURE THEORY (2) 60 4
203 CLINICAL SAFETY 45 3
204 PHYSIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY (1) 45 3
205 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT/DIAGNOSTIC PROCESS 45 3
206 ACUPUNCTURE TECHNIQUES 60 4
207 TUI NA (Chinese Therapeutic Massage) 45 3
208 QI GONG & TAI JI 45 3
209 CLINICAL TRAINING 150 5

  

Third Year (705  hrs  37 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
300 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT (1): INTERNAL MEDICINE 60 4
301 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT(2): GYNECOLOGY, PEDIATRIC & GERIATRIC DISEASES 45 3
302 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT (3 ) : TRAUMATIC INJURY, FIVE SENSE ORGAN DISEASES & SKIN DISEASES 30 2
303 PATHOLOGY/PHARMACOLOGY (2) 45 3
304 OTHER ORIENTAL ACUPUNCTURE METHODS 45 3
305  MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY & PHARMACOLOGY 45 3
306 INTEGRATE OF TCM & WESTERN MEDICINE 45 3
307 BASIC WESTERN DIAGNOSTICS 60 4
308 CLINICAL PRACTICE         (1) 330 11

  Oshio College has the copyright, ownership and usage rights of the curriculum.

TCM PRACTITIONER  PROGRAM (4 YEARS)The four-year TCM Practitioner program consists of the study of  the 3-year acupuncture program and the 4th year study as the following (2685 hours and 153 credits in total). Finishing this program, you are eligible to challenge the TCMP licensing examination and to practice both Acupuncture and Herbal therapies in BC.

First Year (630 hrs   42 credits) 

Code Course Name Hours Credits
100 FOUNDATION OF TCM  (1) 90 6
101 DIAGNOSTICS OF TCM 90 6
102 HERBOLOGY —- HERBOLOGY OF TCM (1) 90 6
103 ACUPUNCTURE THEORY (1) 120 8
104 WESTERN ANATOMY 60 4
105 TCM HISTORY 45 3
106 CHINESE LANGUAGE & TERMINOLOGY 45 3
107 FOUNDATION OF TCM (2) 45 3
108 TCM DIAGNOSIS LAB 45 3

Second Year (630 hrs  37 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
200 COMMUNICATION SKILLS, ETHICS, MEDICAL, LEGAL ISSUES 45 3
201 HERBAL FORMULA 90 6
202 ACUPUNCTURE THEORY (2) 60 4
203 CLINICAL SAFETY 45 3
204 PHYSIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY (1) 45 3
205 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT/DIAGNOSTIC PROCESS 45 3
206 ACUPUNCTURE TECHNIQUES 60 4
207 TUI NA (Chinese Therapeutic Massage) 45 3
208 QI GONG & TAI JI 45 3
209 CLINICAL TRAINING 150 5

 

Third Year (705  hrs  36 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
300 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT (1): INTERNAL MEDICINE 60 4
301 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT(2): GYNECOLOGY, PEDIATRIC & GERIATRIC DISEASES 45 3
302 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT (3 ) : TRAUMATIC INJURY, FIVE SENSE ORGAN DISEASES & SKIN DISEASES 30 2
303 PATHOLOGY/PHARMACOLOGY (2) 45 3
304 OTHER ORIENTAL ACUPUNCTURE METHODS 45 3
305  MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY & PHARMACOLOGY 45 3
306 INTEGRATE OF TCM & WESTERN MEDICINE 45 3
307 BASIC WESTERN DIAGNOSTICS 60 4
308 CLINICAL PRACTICE         (1) 330 11

 

Fourth Year (720 hrs. 37 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
400 INTERNAL MEDICINE OF TCM 90 6
401 GYNECOLOGY & PEDIATRICS OF TCM 45 3
402 TRAUMATIC INJURY, SKIN & FIVE SENSE ORGAN DISEASES  OF TCM 30 2
403 Adv. INDIVIDUAL HERBS 45 3
404 Adv. FORMULAS 45 3
405 HERBAL INTERACTION 30 2
406 PROCESSING TCM HERBS 45 3
407 INTRODUCTION TO TCM CLASSICS 45 3
408 SHI LIAO 15 1
409 CLINICAL PRACTICE  (3) 330 11

 

DOCTOR of TCM  PROGRAM (5 YEARS) The Doctor of TCM program consists of the study of  4-year TCM Practitioner program and the 5th year study as the following (3420 hours and 193 credits in total). Finishing this program, you are eligible to take the TCM Doctor Licensing Examination and become a Registered “Doctor of  Traditional Chinese Medicine” recognized by the CTCMA, and the Canadian government. 

First Year (630 hrs   42 credits) 

Code Course Name Hours Credits
100 FOUNDATION OF TCM  (1) 90 6
101 DIAGNOSTICS OF TCM 90 6
102 HERBOLOGY —- HERBOLOGY OF TCM (1) 90 6
103 ACUPUNCTURE THEORY (1) 120 8
104 WESTERN ANATOMY 60 4
105 TCM HISTORY 45 3
106 CHINESE LANGUAGE & TERMINOLOGY 45 3
107 FOUNDATION OF TCM (2) 45 3
108 TCM DIAGNOSIS LAB 45 3

Second Year (630 hrs  37 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
200 COMMUNICATION SKILLS, ETHICS, MEDICAL, LEGAL ISSUES 45 3
201 HERBAL FORMULA 90 6
202 ACUPUNCTURE THEORY (2) 60 4
203 CLINICAL SAFETY 45 3
204 PHYSIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY (1) 45 3
205 CLINICAL ASSESSMENT/DIAGNOSTIC PROCESS 45 3
206 ACUPUNCTURE TECHNIQUES 60 4
207 TUI NA (Chinese Therapeutic Massage) 45 3
208 QI GONG & TAI JI 45 3
209 CLINICAL TRAINING 150 5

 

Third Year (705  hrs  36 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
300 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT (1): INTERNAL MEDICINE 60 4
301 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT(2): GYNECOLOGY, PEDIATRIC & GERIATRIC DISEASES 45 3
302 ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT (3 ) : TRAUMATIC INJURY, FIVE SENSE ORGAN DISEASES & SKIN DISEASES 30 2
303 PATHOLOGY/PHARMACOLOGY (2) 45 3
304 OTHER ORIENTAL ACUPUNCTURE METHODS 45 3
305  MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY & PHARMACOLOGY 45 3
306 INTEGRATE OF TCM & WESTERN MEDICINE 45 3
307 BASIC WESTERN DIAGNOSTICS 60 4
308 CLINICAL PRACTICE         (1) 330 11

 

Fourth Year (720 hrs. 37 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
400 INTERNAL MEDICINE OF TCM 90 6
401 GYNECOLOGY & PEDIATRICS OF TCM 45 3
402 TRAUMATIC INJURY, SKIN & FIVE SENSE ORGAN DISEASES  OF TCM 30 2
403 Adv. INDIVIDUAL HERBS 45 3
404 Adv. FORMULAS 45 3
405 HERBAL INTERACTION 45 3
406 PROCESSING TCM HERBS 45 3
407 INTRODUCTION TO TCM CLASSICS 45 3
408 SHI LIAO 15 1
409 CLINICAL PRACTICE  (3) 330 11

 

Fifth Year (735 hrs. 41 credits)

Code Course Name Hours Credits
500 SHANG HAN LUN 45 3
501 JIN GUI YAO LUE 30 2
502 WEN BING XUE & HUANG DI NEI JING 30 2
503 WESTERN DIAGNOSTICS OF COMMONLY SEEN DISEASES 90 6
504 OTHER TCM MODALITIES 30 2
505 TCM GERONTOLOGY 30 2
506 TCM PSYCHOLOGY 30 2
507 ADV STUDIES IN ACUPUNCTURE 90 6
508 HERBAL PHARMACOLOGY 30 2
509 MODERN CLINICAL RESEARCH IN TCM 90 6
510 CLINICAL PRACTICE  (4) 240 8

 

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