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The Mission of Alhambra Medical University   
  • To provide educational programs and community based healthcare services in a supportive community focused on student-centered learning and professionalism.

Educational Purpose

The Educational Purpose is  

  • To develop graduates who can provide effective acupuncture and traditional medicine services as health care professionals in the US healthcare system.

Professional Program Goals

The Goals of Alhambra Medical University are : 
  • Student Community Cultivate a community that supports the health, diversity and growth of our students.
  • Clinical Services
    Provide clinical services are a model of effective healthcare and successful professional practice.
  • Curriculum and Clinical Training
    Provide an educational curriculum and clinical training that develops competence in patient care and professional practice;
  • Provide educational experiences sufficient to enable graduates to collaborate with acupuncture and
    other health care practitioners in providing effective patient care;
  • Develop ability to assess and incorporate relevant developments in research and scholarship to
    enhance their patient care competencies and support their professional practice;
  • These program goals are further detailed in the following learning outcomes:


Graduates of the Master of Science program are able to: 

Intake and Examination

  • Acquire health history and essential information focused on chief clinical complaints through
    appropriate and relevant primary biomedical and traditional Asian medical examinations. 
  • Perform advanced biomedical and traditional medical examinations;

Assessment and Diagnosis

  • Assess findings from intake and examination and organize signs and symptoms according to
    foundational theories to form a working diagnosis of patterns and disorders
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills of biomedical assessment to effectively
    collaborate with and refer to appropriate healthcare practitioners

Treatment Strategy and Performance

  • Based on the working diagnosis of patterns and disorders form a treatment strategy and
    perform appropriate treatment modalities toward intended treatment goals.

Case Management and Collaboration

  • Communicate treatment plan with individual patients and other healthcare providers throughout the course of treatment to cooperatively achieve treatment goals.
  • Demonstrate integrative knowledge and skills to effectively co-manage patient cases with
    biomedical practitioners.

Educational Outreach

  • Explain and discuss the applicability of AOM to bio medically-defined diseases with other health care professionals in their own relevant scientific theories and terms..

Practice Management
● Demonstrate knowledge and capacity to comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities of a
licensed healthcare professional.



  • Demonstrate knowledge and capacity to operate in common healthcare settings sufficient to
    achieve professional practice goals.