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Preliminary Exploration on the Comprehensive Cultivation in the University Teaching of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Qingyan Zhu, Yujie Jia, Wenjuan Zhang


Comprehension is an important factor in learning Chinese medicine. But the cultivation of comprehension has been neglected for a long time in modern Chinese medicine education. In the undergraduate teaching of acupuncture and moxibustion, it is proposed that methods such as text interpretation, imagery thinking training, blank-leaving in teaching, comparisons and metaphors can be used in cultivating comprehension.


Acupuncture and Moxibustion Teaching; Teaching Methods; Comprehension Cultivation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v5i2.3390