Herbal Medicine Courses from CNM

Rose Blan

Herbal Medicine Diploma – Syllabus Part 1: Biomedicine, Naturopathy Study & Herbal Medicine I Biomedicine Anatomy, physiology, pathology Infectious diseases, oncology Clinical diagnostic, differential diagnosis Examination methods Laboratory, pharmacology Red flag symptoms Drug interactions Naturopathy Study Naturopathy TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Naturopathic Nutrition First Aid Homeopathy Introduction to Herbal Medicine […]

Herbal Medicine Diploma – Syllabus

Plant identification in Herbal Medicine Course

Part 1:

Biomedicine, Naturopathy Study & Herbal Medicine I

Biomedicine

  • Anatomy, physiology, pathology
  • Infectious diseases, oncology
  • Clinical diagnostic, differential diagnosis
  • Examination methods
  • Laboratory, pharmacology
  • Red flag symptoms
  • Drug interactions

Naturopathy Study

  • Naturopathy
  • TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
  • Naturopathic Nutrition
  • First Aid Homeopathy
  • Introduction to Herbal Medicine
  • Iridology incl. clinics

Herbal Medicine I

  • History, philosophy and treatment theories of Western herbal medicine
  • Herbal actions and their therapeutic applications
  • Safety considerations for herbal medicine
  • Social, political and legal context for herbal practice
  • Plant anatomy and physiology
  • Basic horticulture
  • Ecological issues and sustainability in herbal medicine
  • Energetics (Greco-Roman, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, American traditions)
  • Clinical Observation
  • Practitioner Development & Ethics I
  • Research & study skills I
Naturopathy

Part 2:

Naturopathic Principles & Herbal Medicine II

Naturopathic Principles

  • Naturopathy & Detoxification
  • Bach Flower Therapy
  • Tissue Salts
  • Bodywork (Acupressure, Reflex therapies)

Herbal Medicine II

  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Herb drug interactions
  • Botany & Plant identification
  • Quality assessment of herbal medicines
  • Preparation of internal and external herbal medicines
  • Herbal medicine materia medica
  • Clinical examination skills
  • Pathology
  • Clinical Observation and Experience
  • Practitioner Development & Ethics II
  • Research & study skills II
Herbal Medicine Lecture - Vulnerary Herbs

Part 3:

Herbal Medicine III & Dissertation

Herbal Medicine III

  • Herbal Therapeutics
  • Eyes, ears, nose, throat and face
  • Lower respiratory system
  • Gastrointestinal system
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Genitourinary system
  • Cardio-vascular system
  • Blood and lymphatic system
  • Nervous system
  • Endocrine system
  • Immune system
  • Female and male reproductive systems
  • Fertility
  • First aid and acute treatments
  • Dermatology
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatrics
  • Oncology
  • Geriatrics
  • Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Management
  • Practitioner Development & Ethics III

Dissertation

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