TME

Tibetan Medicine Education center

The Tibetan Medicine course B

(Distance learning only)

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Next course start: September 2020
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This option is suitable for those of you who are interested in Tibetan medicine to improve your theoretical knowledge in the holistic concept of the body-mind, or for your own health benefit. The content of the course is basically the same as in option A, but students don't participate in the on-site workshops in Europe. Consequently, some very practical topics (especially the external therapies taught during the 2nd year) are only introduced for general knowledge.

There are no specific prerequisites to follow the Tibetan Medicine course but, due to the detailed and deep topics studied, it is demanding. Students are then expected to study the material in depth between the online sessions.

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CONTENT OF THE COURSE

This 3-year comprehensive program covers all the main aspects of Tibetan medicine theory, diagnosis and practice in its traditional form based on Gyud-shi, the Four medical Tantras, but also embraces its contemporary explanation, development and application.

  • 1st year: Basics of Tibetan Medicine (syllabus)
  • 2nd year: Diagnosis and treatment (syllabus)
  • 3rd year: General and specific pathologies(syllabus)

Successful exams entitle the student to receive the final certificate (theory) on Tibetan Medicine.

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TEACHING METHODS
The Tibetan medicine courses are presented and conducted  in the English language, using a variety of teaching methods and study aids to assist each student to learn to their full potential:

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Distance learning
From your home, you can study the theory of Tibetan Medicine on the basis of eleven textbooks (downloadable documents) from the treatise "The Essentials of Gyud-shi", written by Prof. Pasang Yonten Arya, that not only expounds, explains and comments on the traditional Gyud-shi, the "Four medical Tantras", but also its contemporary practice and interpretation.

You will also receive commentaries and explanations on these texts, in audio recordings (about 250 hours) and video teachings by Dr Pasang Arya.
You will be able to study this material at your own pace and convenience.


 
Question & Answer online sessions
Nine times a year, you along with your classmates will be able to participate in "live" two-hour interactive online Question and answer sessions. During these sessions, Dr Pasang Arya will directly answer your questions and, depending on the needs, complement and enlarge upon the teachings.

 
Class environment
You’ll have access to a class environment where you’ll find interactive quizzes to train the understanding, as well as support, and contact with the other students of your class.

 

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EXAMINATION AND CERTIFICATION

Examination
Written and oral exam (online) at the end of each year.

Certification
At the end of the three-year course, if you have successfully passed all the exams, you will get a certification from TME (TM course B: Theory level). This certificate attests to the study of Traditional Tibetan Medicine, its contemporary practice and interpretation, over a three-year period.

Since Tibetan Medicine, like many other complementary medicines, is still not officially recognized in many countries, remain aware that even if this certification attests your knowledge on Tibetan Medicine, it is not an authorization to practice per se, as legal recognition and licenses depend on the laws of each country.
Thus, if you are already a medical doctor or already have an official authorization to practice as naturopath practitioner in your country you can receive the TME certificate as an attestation of your additional knowledge on Tibetan medicine and related techniques.
If you have not yet graduated in any medical complementary discipline, you will also receive the same certificate from TME, but in order to have a legal recognition in your country as a health practitioner, you may have, depending on your country laws, to obtain extra certificates. Moreover, for those who are interested in practicing external therapies, it is important to participate in workshops TM course A), as the essential instructions for these practices are given during the workshops.

 

Auditor status
At the end of the 1st year, Students who wish to continue the course without taking the exam, have the possibility to switch their Student status into an Auditor status.
Auditors can attend the course the same way as students, with the same access to the material and online sessions, but they don’t take exams and cannot obtain certification. Besides, they cannot participate in programs for advanced students

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PRICE

Distant learning
Annual tuition fee: CHF 1700.- (swiss francs)
(corresponds to €1640.- / $ 1830.-)

The tuition fees cover the course textbooks (downloadable pdf documents), audio and video teachings, the access to the class environment, the training quizzes, and 9 interactive Question and answer online sessions, as well as all registration and examination fees.


REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

Registration
If you wish to register, please submit completed registration form. The number of seats is limited, and the class is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Also, your registration becomes effective at the reception of the payment. TME - Tibetan Medicine Education center will consider requests for more flexible arrangements, but reserves the right to decide on such requests on a case by case basis.
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Payment
Payment of the year fee must be made in full at least one month before the course start (bank transfer, Paypal account or credit card). The course fees cover the written material (textbooks of  “The Essentials of Gyud-shi”), the audio and video teachings, and the access to the online interactive sessions, as well as all registration and examination fees.

 

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