This course provides an overview of complementary and alternative medicine. The course explores the role of selected complementary and alternative health practices and promotions in the healthcare arena, by using largely nutrition. The concept of “wellness” versus disease treatment, and the mind-body connection are explored.
Aim & Objective
This course aims to improve the general public’s knowledge in Integrative medical practices and their place in client care and health system; their ability to communicate advice and guide clients about these therapies and their knowledge of the practicalities, such as credentials, legal and regularity issues.
- Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
• Identify disease promoters
• Detoxify the body
• Deal with weight management issues
• Understand the principles of healthy living
• Promote good health using nutrition
• Distinguish between complementary and alternative health practices and promotions.
• Assess the individual as an open system which is influenced by biopsychosocial, multicultural, spiritual, and environmental factors
• Describe the extent to which complementary and alternative health practices and promotions are encouraged and utilized by cultures and societies
- Lectures 21
- Quizzes 5
- Duration 21 hours
- Skill level Beginner
- Language English
- Students 93
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes