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  » HOM-101   » Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine   » 45 clock hours
Homeopathy is a system of medicine based on the theory that ”like cures like”. This introductory course explores the theory of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, including its history, politics, rise & fall due to penicillin invention & antibiotics.


  » HOM-102   » Materia Medica – (A-F)   » 45 clock hours
This course covers about half (A-F) of all the Homeopathy remedies, which are generally made from natural sources. The in-depth study of remedies is fundamental to the homeopathy.


  » HOM-103   » Materia Medica – (G--Z)   » 45 clock hours
This course covers about half (G-Z) of all the Homeopathy remedies, which are generally made from natural sources. The in-depth study of remedies is fundamental to the homeopathy.


  » HOM-104   » Homeopathic Medical Repertory   » 45 clock hours
The study of Homeopathy involves knowledge of health conditions & symptoms, knowledge of materia media and the selection of the remedy is made through the Repertory. This hands-on intensive study of using the Repertory is the basis of homeopathic medical system.


  » HOM-105   » The Art of Homeopathic Case Taking   » 45 clock hours
In this course, the students will be learning and experimenting with the art of interviewing the patients, learning the unique way of case-taking, make the differential diagnosis and design the plan of care, by selecting the right remedy.


  » HOM-110   » Pediatrics Homeopathic Medicine   » 45 clock hours
This course is centered around the health of children, who often present unique symptoms, difficult case taking and where the practitioner is required to have special understanding of children’s diseases & health conditions.


  » HOM-111   » Homeopathy for Men   » 45 clock hours
This course delves into the diseases and health conditions which afflict men, including problems with prostate, Erectile Dysfunction or male menopause.


  » HOM-112   » Homeopathy for Women   » 45 clock hours
Homeopathic remedieshave been known to benefit the most to women and children. is a system of medicine based on the theory that ”like cures like”. This introductory course explores the theory of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, including its history, politics, rise & fall due to penicillin invention & antibiotics.


  » HOM-113   » Homeopathy for Elderly   » 45 clock hours
Elderly seems to have multiple health conditions, are fragile and often use polymedicine for their health conditions. This special course in geriatric medicine covers issues of the elderly.


  » HOM-120   » The Chronic Miasm& Pseudo-Psrora   » 45 clock hours
According to Dr. Hahnemann, the founder of Homeopathic medicine, the Psora is the basic element which we call disease and it occurs because of the miasm or the environment. In this course we will explore the toxic environment we live in and chronic diseases which occur.


  » HOM-121   » Homeopathy for Cancer   » 45 clock hours
Although there is no apparent cure for cancer, homeopathy offers a good alternative to those suffering from cancer and this course will take into an in-depth study of cancer and how homeopathy could be of some benefit.


  » HOM-122   » Homeopathy for Heart Disease   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to study the homeopathic remedies which have been beneficial in combatting the heart disease and controlling high blood pressure.


  » HOM-123   » Homeopathy for Dementia/Alzheimer   » 45 clock hours
There have been many remedies in the homeopathic medical system which have, over the past three centuries, helped patients with dementia. This course discusses the causes & treatment of dementia & Alzheimer.


  » HOM-124   » Depression & Mental Illnesses   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the fundamentals of mental health conditions, including depression, the etiology, diagnostic tools, prognosis and homeopathic remedies, which can be used to alleviate the mental health issues.


  » HOM-225   » Independent Studies in Homeopathy   » 45 clock hours
Students need to suggest a program of their personal interest to conduct an independent study within the field of homeopathic medicine, and seek approval and guidance from the school, before embarking on this program.


  » HOM-290   » Research in Homeopathic Medicine   » 45 clock hours
Research is considered to be the professional development journey of medical profession. This course begins by building background knowledge of important concepts, theories & principles. The observation, examination & collection of data is then used to develop new theories, remedies and/or modalities to help improve homeopathic health care. The course includes the analytical and critical thinking, scientific methods, ethical concerns and search techniques necessary for the research process.


  » NMD 101   » Introduction to Natural Medicine   » 45 clock hours
This introductory course defines the history, concepts and terms relatives to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including brief description of CAM modalities, their efficacies & uses and the differences between modern medicine (allopathy) and various types of natural medical systems.


  » NMD 102   » Introduction to Acupressure   » 45 clock hours
The students will learn about the pressure points along the 14 meridian points (pathways) of human body as defined by the traditional Chinese medicine. The program includes practicing these pressure points in the lab.


  » NMD 103   » Introduction to Acupuncture   » 45 clock hours
Acupuncture, like acupressure, is based on the Chinese theory of meridians, which carry the vital force or energy called ‘chi’. This course will teach the students where and how to insert the hair-thin needles, to relieve the pain, nausea, asthma or other health conditions, in accordance with the theories of Chinese medicine.


  » NMD 104   » Introduction to Alexander Technique   » 45 clock hours
This course discusses the origin, development and fundamentals of the Alexander Technique which teaches how to change faulty posture habits, enabling improved mobility, posture ,performance, stiffness, tension & stress.


  » NMD 105   » Introduction to Aromatherapy   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to acquaint the student with the healing effects of various fragrances used to promote relaxation and help relieve the symptoms of certain ailments.


  » NMD 106   » Introduction to Ayurvedic Medicine   » 45 clock hours
In this course the student will learn about system of diagnosis & treatment by Ayurvedic Medicine, which has been practiced in India for more than 5000 years, including the vata, kapha and pitta doshas and Indian herbal remedies.


  » NMD 107   » Introduction to Biofeedback   » 45 clock hours
This course includes the history & development of biofeedback and how one can control a variety of mental and physical states by influencing the brain waves.


  » NMD 108   » Introduction to Body Work   » 45 clock hours
Body Work is an umbrella terms for the many techniques that promote relaxation and treat ailments, especially those of musculoskeletal system. The course includes the Alexander Technique,Aston Patterning& Feldenkrais, etc.


  » NMD 109   » Introduction to Chinese Medicine   » 45 clock hours
The use of herbs, along with acupressure & acupuncture is a major component of the system of traditional Chinese medicine. This course will cover use of many of these Chinese herbs.


  » NMD 110   » Introduction to Chiropractic Medicine   » 45 clock hours
This basic course in Chiropractic will cover both traditional & progressive schools of thoughts, including the concept of subluxations.


  » NMD 111   » Introduction to Colon Therapy   » 45 clock hours
Colon Therapy, also known as colonic or colonic irrigation involves a procedure washing the inner wall of the colon by filling it with water then draining it. This course provides the history, and development of this process.


  » NMD-112   » Detoxification Therapy   » 45 clock hours
Detoxification Therapy involves cleansing of the body through nutritional action, centering on GI function. The student will learn how to make changes in their lifestyle by improved selection of nutrients and elimination of toxins


  » NMD-113   » Diet & Nutrition Therapy   » 45 clock hours
This course includes study of various types of diets, including vitamins & minerals, foods, vegetable and herbs commonly used for different health conditions.


  » NMD 114   » Introduction to Feng Shui   » 45 clock hours
The Chinese art of Feng Shui has been used for centuries to create harmony in a person’s life through understanding the concept of Yin & Yang. This course dwells into the systematic approach, enabling you to create an auspicious, powerful home environment that supports your health, career, finances, relationships and spiritual development.


  » NMD 115   » Introduction to Herbal Medicine   » 45 clock hours
The students in this course will learn about various therapeutic herbs, including leaves, stems, roots, and barks, used primarily for treating acute or chronic ailments. Students will also learn about benefits & preparation of herbal teas, infusions, decoctions, extracts & tinctures.


  » NMD 116   » Introduction to Homeopathic Medicine   » 45 clock hours
This introductory homeopathic course will introduce the student to the concept and laws of similar and how ’ likes cures likes’. The program includes unique history-taking methods, the rubrics and


  » NMD 117   » Introduction to Hydrotherapy   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the ways & means to use ice, liquid and steam to relieve the symptoms of numerous types of infections, acute & chronic pain, circulatory problems and more. Treatment modalities include wraps, sprays, and douches, as well as steam rooms & saunas, hot & cold baths, whirlpool, and sitz bath.


  » NMD 118   » Introduction to Iridology   » 45 clock hours
The focus of this course is on the eye and how the iris, by means of an ‘Iris Chart’ provides information about the body systems and deficiencies thereof.


  » NMD 119   » Introduction to Myomassology   » 45 clock hours
Myomassology is an integration of techniques including basic Swedish massage, aromatherapy, reflexology, shiatsu, iridology, herbology, energy balancing, ear candling, and craniosacral therapy in conjunction with instruction in nutrition, meditation, yoga, tai chi, and qigong.


  » NMD 120   » Introduction to Meditation   » 45 clock hours
A state of consciousness in which the individual eliminates environmental stimuli from awareness so that the mind has a single focus, producing a state of relaxation & relief from stress. This course covers various forms of meditation.


  » NMD 121   » Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine   » 45 clock hours
This course discusses the philosophy that there is an inherent healing power in nature and in every human being and that the diet, nutrition, homeopathy and many other theories can prevent diseases and improve health.


  » NMD 122   » The Dynamics of pH in Health   » 45 clock hours
The understanding of pH (Potential Hydrogen) is fundamental to the human health. This course is designed to cover the concept of acid/alkaline balance in the body.


  » NMD 123   » Introduction to Pilates   » 45 clock hours
Introduced by Joseph Pilate of Germany in the early 20th century, Pilate is being practiced all over the world by about 11 million people. This program emphasizes how to control the mind to control the muscles, to increase the strength, flexibility and enhance endurance.


  » NMD-124   » Polarity Therapy   » 45 clock hours
Polarity Therapy is an energetic approach to healing that recognizes that energy flows through and around the body in bipolar currents, and that blockages or imbalance of this energy flow results in disease.


  » NMD 125   » Reiki Therapy   » 45 clock hours
Reiki (Japanese for universal-life-force) first appeared some 2,500 years ago in Buddhist scripture and introduced in the United States in 1936. Using rituals, symbols, and spirit guides, the practitioner channels spiritual energy to heal the client’s spiritual body, which in turn will heal the physical body. There is no massaging involved.


  » NMD-126   » Introduction to Reflexology   » 45 clock hours
This course deals with the bodywork technique that uses reflex points on the hands and feet, which may be blocking the energy and causing pain, discomfort or disease.


  » NMD-150   » Therapeutic Touch   » 45 clock hours
Dating back to some 5,000 years, therapeutic or healing touch, also known as SHEN therapy has been practiced to alleviate stress-related illnesses, pain-relief and relaxation.


  » NMD-225   » Independent Study in Natural Medicine   » 45 clock hours
Students need to suggest a program of their personal interest to conduct an independent study within the field of Natural Medicine, and seek approval and guidance from the school, before embarking on this program.


  » NMD-290   » Research in Natural Medicine   » 45 clock hours
Research is considered to be the professional development journey of medical profession. This course begins by building background knowledge of important concepts, theories & principles. The observation, examination & collection of data is then used to develop new theories, pharmaceuticals and/or modalities to help improve health care. The course includes the analytical and critical thinking, scientific methods, ethical concerns and search techniques necessary for the research process.


  » YGA-101   » Introduction to Yoga   » 45 clock hours
This course covers thediscipline of yoga focusing on the body’s musculature, posture, breathing mechanism and consciousness to attain physical & mental well-being.
 
 
 
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