Study Trip To Changzhou

Study Trip To Changzhou2024-01-26T16:46:04+00:00

Study Trip to Changzhou

Study Trip to Changzhou

Study Trip To Changzhou

Asante Academy is pleased to announce our upcoming series of Study Trips to Changzhou in 2024!!

This has been organised in partnership with the Changzhou TCM hospital. This is the affiliated TCM teaching hospital for Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

This amazing opportunity is open to all Asante students, past and present, as well as all practitioners of Chinese or Western medicine. This is the perfect opportunity to see how Chinese and Western medicine are integrated in a fully functional, modern hospital. Students will be abe to study acupuncture, tuina and Chinese herbal medicine.

Asante Academy has extensive experience running foreign study trips, having partnered with Middlesex University for 15 years to send students to both Beijing and Chanzhou as part of the University’s degree programmes.

Study Trip Dates 2024

The following are start dates for our upcoming study trips. All trips regardless of duration will begin on these dates. They have been chosen to avoid travel during peak season where possible, and to avoid major U.K. and Chinese national holiday dates.

Monday 4th March 2024

Monday 13th May 2024

Monday 5th August 2024

Monday 14th October 2024

Download your application form HERE!

Our Study Trip to Changzhou offers students the unique opportunity to shadow doctors from Monday to Friday. The focus will be on clinical observation within Changzhou TCM hospital’s various departments including:

  • Acupuncture
  • Internal Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedic (This includes bone setting, which is not commonly seen in many teaching hospitals)

Trip Duration and Cost

The Asante fees for the Study Trip to Changzhou are as follows:

1 Week = £500

2 Weeks = £750

3 Weeks = £850

1 Month = £1000

2 Months = £1800

3 Months = £2400

A non-refundable 10% deposit is payable on all trips. There is a minimum limit of 3 people per study trip. Flights, visas, accomodation and food are NOT included in the fee. Asante Academy will assist students in finding suitable accomodation local to the hosptial. Average hotel costs are approximately £30 per day and food £10 per day (maximum).

Asante Academy will aim to make arrangements with Changzhou hospital for some excursions or weekend trips which will be confirmed nearer the time of the trip.

Changzhou Study Trip FAQs

Does the Hospital Accept Individual Students or Just Groups?2024-01-29T15:49:31+00:00

Does the Hospital Accept Individual Students or Just Groups?

Changzhou TCM Hospital is happy to accept either individual students or groups of students for the TCM Study Trips. For individual students, it may be possible for the hospital to place you within another study group already attending if this is something you would be interested in.

Is There An Introduction for the Hospital?2024-01-29T15:47:03+00:00

Is There An Introduction for the Hospital?

At present, there is no English version of the website for Changzhou TCM Hospital. However, the hospital can provide to Asante upon request, an English version of their introduction to the hospital. If you are interested in reading this, please contact us by email to request your copy.

Will I Gain a Certificate?2024-01-29T15:31:30+00:00

Will I Gain a Certificate?

Yes! All Asante Acadmy students who participate in a Changzhou TCM Hospital Study Trip will receive a certificate upon completion of their clinical placement with the number of hours taken during the clinical portion of the trip counting towards CPD.

How Much Money Should I Bring?2024-01-29T15:25:21+00:00

How Much Money Should I Bring?

Food and transport are generally cheap in China. We suggest that students budget approximately $20 per day for food and transport, plus extra to allow for activities, excursions and other expenses.

What Happens at the Weekends?2024-01-26T17:10:46+00:00

What Happens at the Weekends?

At the weekend, students can either attend the hospital which will remain open for observation, or they can use their time for tourist or cultural activities such as sightseeing our short excursions.

These would need to be organised by the students, and information on activities should be available online or through local tourist information centres.

Will I Have a Guide During the Trip?2024-01-26T17:04:27+00:00

Will I Have a Guide During the Trip?

No. During the study trip, students will be under supervision of the doctors within the hospital. Outside the hospital, sutdents will be free to move about with a guide. Tour guides can be arranged, but this would need to be arranged by the student upon arrival in Shanghai/Changzhou.

Will I Need a Translator on my Study Trip?2024-01-26T17:01:13+00:00

Will I Need a Translator on my Study Trip?

No, most of the doctors can speak English. However, if you do feel that you need a translator, or that it would be helpful, this can be arranged with the hospital.

Can I Practice During My Study Trip?2024-01-26T16:58:25+00:00

Can I Practice During My Study Trip?

Yes! If you hold a medical licence, or are a fully qualified practitioner, then you will be allowed to conduct clinical practice under the supervison and guidance of the attending doctor.

Which Departments Can Students Visit?2024-01-26T16:54:23+00:00

Which Departments Can Students Visit?

At the Changzhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese medicine, students will have the opportunity to visit and observe in a number of different traditional medicine departments including acupuncture, moxibustion, tuina massage, and preventative medicine.

What is the Daily Itinerary?2024-01-26T16:44:37+00:00

What is the Daily Itinerary?

The dailiy itinerary will vary accroding to which department students visit, which doctor they are shadowing, and patient case load.

A final itinerary will be provided by the hospital on arrival, but includes a clinical internship across different departments.

How Do I Get To Changzhou TCM Hospital From Shanghai Airport?2024-01-26T16:37:25+00:00

How Do I Get To Changzhou TCM Hospital From Shanghai Airport?

Changzhou TCM Hospital will arrange a shuttle service from Shanghai Airport to the hospital, and also for the return journey.

The cost is not covered by the hospital, and the price can be provided on request due to seasonal changes in cost.

Does Changzhou TCM Hospital Provide Student Accommodation?2024-01-26T16:21:35+00:00

Changzhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese medicine does not provide accommodation for students during study trips.

However, the hospital can provide help to students arrange local accommodation if needed. This can be arranged closer to the time of the chosen study trip.

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