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Textbooks

Textbook List by Department

Acupuncture Studies

Foundations of Chinese Medicine 1 and 2 (required)
Maciocia, G. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. London: Churchill Livingstone, 2005.
ISBN: 0443074895
Price: $165

TCM Diagnostics 1 and 2 (required)
Maciocia, G. Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide. Churchill Livingstone, 2004.
ISBN: 0443064482
Price: $165

Acupuncture Techniques 1 and 2 (required)
Cheng, X. Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion. 3rd ed. Beijing: Foreign Language Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9787119059945
Price: $65.00

Acupuncture Techniques 1 and 2 (required)
Clean Needle Technique Manual for Acupuncturists. 6th ed. Gig Harbor, WA: National Acupuncture Foundation, 2009.
ISBN: 9780976253730
Price: $34.95

Acupuncture Treatment of Disease 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Maciocia G. The Practice of Chinese Medicine. Churchill Livingstone, New York and Tokyo, 1994.
ISBN: 0443043051

Advanced Needling 2
McCann, H. and Ross, Hans-Georg. Practice Atlas of Tungs's Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Verlag Muller & Steinicke, Munchen Germany, 2013.
ISBN: 9783875692112
Price: $69.95

Meridian & Point Energetics 1 and 2 (required)
Deadman, P., Al-Khafaji, M., and Baker, K. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Eaphst Sussex: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.
ISBN: 9780951054659
Price: $150.00

Point Location & Meridian Theory 1, 2, and 3 (requires either Deadman or Cheng)
Cheng, X. Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion. 3rd ed. Beijing: Foreign Language Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9787119059945
Price: $65.00

Point Location & Meridian Theory 1, 2, and 3 (requires either Deadman or Cheng)
Deadman, P., Al-Khafaji, M., and Baker, K. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Eaphst Sussex: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.
ISBN: 9780951054659
Price: $150.00

Asian Bodywork Therapy

Chinese Medical Qigong 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Li, J. and Gong, C. Sheng Zhen Wu Ji Yuan Gong. Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society Foundation, 2002.
ISBN: 9719252316

Chinese Medical Qigong 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Li, J. Sheng Zhen Healing Qi Gong. Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society Foundation, 2002.
ISBN: 9719252308

Tuina 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)
Guoquan, S. and Shanghai, Y.  Atlas of Tui Na Techniques. Scientific & Technical Publishing House.
ISBN: 7532332659

Tuina 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Chengnan, S. Chinese Bodywork: A Complete Manual of Chinese Therapeutic Massage. Pacific View Press.
ISBN: 9781881896234
Price: $50.00

Biomedical Studies

Anatomy & Physiology 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)
Kapit, W. and Elson, L. The Anatomy Coloring Book. 4th ed. Benjamin Cummings, 2013.
ISBN: 978-0-321-83201-6
Price: $22.50

Anatomy & Physiology 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Saladin, K. Anatomy & Physiology: A Unity of Form and Function. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.
ISBN: 9780073378251
Price: $229

Biomedical Diagnostics
Diana Nicoll, Stephen J McPhee, et al Lange Publications. Pocket Guide To Diagnostic Tests. 6th ed. 2013.
ISBN: 9780071766258
Price: $46

Biomedical Terminology (required)
Allan, David M., Lockyer, Karen D. Essentials of Medical Language. 2nd Edition. McGraw Hill: 2012
Price: $100

Biomedical Treatment of Disease 1 and 2 (required)
McPhee, S. and Papadakis, M.Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment. McGraw-Hill Companies, 2013.
ISBN: 9780071781824
Price: $79

Microbiology & Pathophysiology 1 (required)
Kumar, V. Robbins Basic Pathology. 9th ed. Elsevier, 2013.
ISBN: 9781437717815
Price: $99.95

Pathophysiology 2 (required)
Kumar, V. Robbins Basic Pathology. 9th ed. Elsevier, 2013.
ISBN: 9781437717815
Price: $99.95

Pharmacology (required)
Harvey, R. Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews. 5th ed. Lippincott (LWW), 2012.
ISBN: 97814511113143
Price: $67.99

Physical Assessment 1 and 2 (required)
Bickley, L. and Szilagyi, P. Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. 7th ed.
ISBN: 9781451173222
Price: $55

Physical Assessment 1 and 2 (recommended)
Bickley, L. and Szilagi, P. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. 10th ed.
ISBN: 9780781780582
Price: $99.95

Herbal Studies

Chinese Herbal Classics 1 (required)
Ni, M. The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine, a New Translation of the Neijing  Suwen with Commentary. Shhambhala, Boston, 1995.

Chinese Herbal Classics 2 (required)
Yuk-ming, S. Understanding the Jin Gui Yao Lue. People’s Medical Publishing House. ISBN: 9787117114059

Chinese Herbal Classics 2 (required)
Liu, G. Warm Diseases: A Clinical Guide. Eastland Press, Incorporated, 2001.
ISBN: 0939616343

Chinese Herbal Studies Lab 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Herb Sample Kit
by D&A Herb House
Price: $35.00

Chinese Herbal Studies Lab 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)
Zhou, Z. and Hamilton, L. Chinese Herbology: A Student Study Guide. 3rd ed. Austin, TX: Private Press, 2008.
ISBN: N/A
Available at AHM for $50.

Chinese Herbology 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Chen, J.K. and Chen, T. Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology. City of Industry, CA: Art of Medicine Press, 2001.
ISBN: 0974063509
Price: $89.95

Chinese Herbology 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)
Zhou, Z. and Hamilton, L. Chinese Herbology: A Student Study Guide. 3rd ed. Austin, TX: Private Press, 2008.
ISBN: N/A
Available at AOMA Herbal Medicine for $50.

Chinese Herbology 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)
Bensky, D. Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica. 3rd ed. Seattle: Eastland Press, 2004.
ISBN: 9780939616428
Price: $125.00

Formulas 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Bensky/Barolet. Formulas & Strategies. 2nd ed. Eastland Press, Seattle, WA.
ISBN: 9780939616671
Price: $120.00

Herbal Treatment of Disease 1 and 2 (recommended)
He, Y. and Hamilton, L. Chinese Herbal Treatment of Disease. Austin: Private Press. 2009.
ISBN: N/A
Available at AHM for $60.

Nutrition & Dietary Therapy (recommended)
Leggett, D. Helping Ourselves, a Guide to Traditional Chinese Food Energetics. 3rd ed. Devon: Meridian Press, 1994.
ISBN: 9780952464006
Price: $18.00

Nutrition & Dietary Therapy (required)
Pitchford, P. Healing with Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition. Berkeley, California: North Atlantic Books, 2002.
ISBN: 9781556434303
Price: $35.00

Patents (required)
Fratkin, J. Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines, The Clinical Desk Reference. Shya Publications, 2001.
ISBN: 0962607843
Price: $75.00

Patents (recommended)
Maclean, W. The Clinical Manual of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines. 2nd ed. Sydney Press.
ISBN: 9780646408002
Price: $50.00

Patents (recommended)
Zhu, Chun-Han. Clinical Handbook of Chinese Prepared Medicines. Paradigm Publications.
ISBN: 9780912111438
Price: $34.95
Available online from East Earth Trade Winds.

Syndromes (required)
Chen, J. K., Tina T. Chen. Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology. City of Industry, California: Art of Medicine Press, 2001.

Integral Studies

Clinical Communication Skills 1 (required)
Johanson, G. and Kurtz, R. Grace Unfolding: Psychotherapy in the Spirit of the Tao-te-ching.
ISBN: 9780517881309
Available at Amazon.com for $11.05

Clinical Communications 2 and 3 (required)
Monda, L. The Practice of Wholeness: Spiritual Transformation in Everyday Life. Placitas, NM: Golden Flower Press, 2000.
ISBN: 9780967813707
Price: $19.95

Practice Management 1, 2, and 3 (required)
Wolfe, H., Strand, E., and Allen, M. Points for Profit: The Essential Guide to Practice Success for Acupuncturists. 4th ed. Blue Poppy Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9781891845253
Price: $59.95

Practice Management 1 (recommended)
Bauer, Matthew. Making Acupuncture Pay: Real-world advice for successful private practice. Available at http://www.makingacupuncturepay.com/.

Clinical

Clinical Theater 2 (required)
Deadman, P., Al-Khafaji, M., and Baker, K. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Eaphst Sussex: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.
ISBN: 9780951054659
Price: $150.00

Clinical Theater 2 (required)
Maciocia, G. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. London: Churchill Livingstone, 2005.
ISBN: 0443074895
Price: $165.00

 

Textbook policy

Copies of all textbooks are available in the AOMA library.
The AOMA bookstore does not buy back used texts although students frequently sell used books on the student list serve or through notices in the student lounge.