Most of these courses are taken by students studying for their degrees in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine.
However, they can also be taken as stand-alone DIPLOMA COURSES by anyone interested in learning about individual modalities of Natural or Holistic Medicine. They are also ideal for existing practitioners of natural medicine who want to add another diagnostic or healing modality to their existing practice.
Once the final exams are completed for each Diploma, a Certificate will be issued.
If at any stage the student wishes to pursue their education further to obtain a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine, then all credits from any of the courses taken will be automatically transferable towards the degree courses.
Each course carries it own credit rating and level, and is therefore priced accordingly.
All courses have been fully accredited by the School of Integrative and Complementary Medicine, University of America, USA and other accrediting agencies.
These Diploma Courses include the following cutting-edge topics:
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Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis course
From a sample of hair you can learn about your metabolic rate, stage of stress, immune system, and adrenal and thyroid glandular activity. The hair test offers accurate information about carbohydrate tolerance, energy levels and tendencies for over 30 illnesses, often years before they manifest, as well as much more.
This hair tissue mineral analysis online course can be completed through distance learning, either online or offline, with many downloadable .pdf files.
Herbal Medicine course
This Herbal Medicine course is compulsory for the students enrolled in the Bachelors in Naturopathy and Holistic Medicine. It is based on Western Herbal Medicine – the basic theory, pharmacognosy, therapeutic constituents in herbs, preparation of herbal formulas, prescribing and dosages, curative herbs for many diseases as well as obtaining tried and tested formulas that have been used successfully in clinical practice over many years. There are many downloadable files and videos to facilitate the learning process.
History and Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine Curriculum
Naturopathic medicine has a rich history in Europe, specifically in Germany. Its roots are deep in the nature cure tradition, which used natural agents such as water, sunlight, fresh air, nutrition, rest, and exercise to promote optimal health and cure many conditions in patients. In Germany in the 1800’s, many of the nature cure doctors had no formal medical training.
The History and Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine course consists of the following 12 lessons:
Homeopathic Medicine course
The Homeopathic Medicine online diploma courses consists of 14 Lessons with over 900 pages of reading material all downloadable .pdf files that can be stored on your hard drive and reviewed even on your travels. Also included are videos of documentaries and lectures on various aspects of homeopathy and homeopathic medicine. There is a wealth of information to absorb and your learning curves will be at right angle while you are being intellectually stretched.
Intro to Medical Diagnostic Lab
The Intro to Medical Diagnostic Lab course comprises of a set of video lectures covering many aspects of laboratory science, identifying various morphologies in blood, identifying many different parasites and other microorganisms, cultures in urine tests and the significance of all these to health and disease.
Iridology Online Course
This online Iridology course is very comprehensive with access to a huge database of images and materials in Iridology that is far superior to many others. Iridology is the study of the Iris that is a correspondent system to the rest of the body.
The Naturopathic Approach to Mental Health
The Naturopathic Approach to Mental Health course looks at the relationship between the gut-brain connection and neurofeedback. A study observing the connection between intestinal and psychological distress. This applied dissertation was designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of neurofeedback in treating intestinal distress such as IBS and constipation through the reduction of anxiety and depression symptoms.
Naturopathic Cholesterol Management
Cholesteremia is becoming pandemic these days and is mostly caused by lifestyle habits.
This course will examine the Naturopathic ways that can be used to manage and eliminate high cholesterol levels.
The Naturopathic Cholesterol Management course consists of 9 online lessons, as follows:
Naturopathic Diabetic Management Course
This Naturopathic Diabetic Management course takes the student through the demographics of diabetes, the different types of diabetes, the symptoms, the risk factors, the medical diagnosis and treatments and the naturopathic treatments too.
Naturopathic Endocrinology – Part 1 course
The Naturopathic Endocrinology – Part 1 course examines all the endocrine disorders that are commonly encountered by many naturopaths in clinical practice. The purpose of the course is to be able to apply naturopathic methods of understanding, diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease to a wide range of endocrine-related disorders.
Naturopathic Endocrinology Course
The Naturopathic Endocrinology – Part 2 course examines all the endocrine disorders that are commonly encountered by many naturopaths in clinical practice. The purpose of the course is to be able to apply naturopathic methods of understanding, diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease to a wide range of endocrine-related disorders.
The course consists of 11 lessons as follows: