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Naturopathic Medicine Series (F)

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Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care profession that focuses on whole person healing by integrating all aspects of human health and looking for the root cause of disease. Learn the history, principles, and foundations of Naturopathic Medicine as well as an introduction to the modalities used to treat patients. This series will introduce core modalities including hydrotherapy, botanical medicine, physical medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, nutrition, mind/body medicine, and homeopathy. Participants will learn key aspects of each modality, learn simple applications, and review example case studies. 

In each of the three sessions of this foundational series, you will learn:
  1. Introduction and Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine - This introductory course covers the history and foundations of Naturopathic Medicine including common myths, educational standards, principles and the therapeutic order. 
  2. Modalities and Practice of Naturopathic Medicine Part 1 - This class will explore information gathering including case taking, lab work and physical exams. In addition, four modalities will be discussed: hydrotherapy, physical medicine, mind/body medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. 
  3. Modalities and Practice of Naturopathic Medicine Part 2 - This class will focus on herbal medicine, counseling, homeopathy, nutrition, advanced practices and include example case studies. 
Course learning Objectives:
  • Gain introductory knowledge of the modalities of Naturopathic Medicine
  • Understand the principles of Naturopathic medicine and the therapeutic order
  • Understand the history, origins, regulation and education required for Naturopathic Medicine
  • Learn simple applications of hydrotherapy, nutrition, and homeopathy
  • Gain a basic understanding of whole person care

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly(2) - Wed


Sara Jean Barrett 

CEUs : 0.6



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 02/26/2020, 03/11/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/19/2020 - 3/18/2020 Weekly(2) - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Normandale (Bloomington), P1810  Map, Room: P1810 Sara Jean Barrett 

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Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

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