Launch of MOOC – Chinese Medicine: Treatise on Febrile Diseases Caused by Cold (Shang Han Lun)

We are pleased to announce that our MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), titled Chinese Medicine: Treatise on Febrile Diseases Caused by Cold (Shang Han Lun) will be launched on FutureLearn* on 30 June 2021.  This is an eight-week FREE online course providing interpretation and analysis of the Six-Meridian Syndrome Differentiation method reported in the classic Chinese medicine work Treatise on Febrile Diseases Caused by Cold (Shang Han Lun), written by Zhang Zhongjing, a famous Chinese medical doctor in Eastern Han Dynasty.  

Dr Tung Shong, Jenny and Prof Li Saimei will guide you through the whole course to discover the essence of Shang Han Lun.

Chinese Medicine: Treatise on Febrile Diseases Caused by Cold from HKU SPACE on Vimeo.

Highlights of the course:

  • Study the signs, symptoms, and patterns of different cold and wind-related syndromes
  • Explore the characteristics of decoctions and the treatment techniques.
  • Learn from experts at HKU SPACE and Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine.

Join us and start the journey of learning the gist of Shang Han Lun. 

Enrol now!

Dr Tung Shong Jenny – Associate Head of the College of Life Sciences and Technology at HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education.

Prof Li Saimei – Director of the Classical Clinical Research Institute of the First Clinical Medical College of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, the person-in-charge of National Excellence Courses and the National Excellence Resource Sharing Course “Treatise on Febrile Diseases”, and a core member of the national teaching team for “Clinical Basics of Traditional Chinese Medicine”.

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