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Fundamentals of Alternative Medicine

(3 students)

This course includes:

01:16:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

4 units

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Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course

  • Identify and define alternative medicine and its fundamental principles.
  • Compare and contrast whole medical systems used in alternative medicine.
  • Analyze the efficacy of mind-body techniques in promoting health and wellness.
  • Explore biologically based practices used in alternative medicine.
  • Evaluate the safety and potential side effects of alternative medicine treatments.
  • Critically analyze the cultural and social aspects of alternative medicine.

Course Overview 

Are you interested in exploring natural healing practices beyond conventional medicine? Our Fundamentals of Alternative Medicine course provides a comprehensive overview of the principles and practices of alternative medicine. From whole medical systems to mind-body techniques, biologically based practices to cultural and social aspects, this course covers everything you need to know about alternative medicine. In this course, you will learn the foundational principles and philosophies of alternative medicine, including whole medical systems and biologically based practices. You will also explore the efficacy and safety of mind-body techniques and the cultural and social aspects of alternative medicine. This course is perfect for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of natural healing practices and exploring alternative approaches to healthcare.

Course Benefits 

By enrolling in our Fundamentals of Alternative Medicine course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of alternative medicine practices and principles. You will explore the efficacy and safety of mind-body techniques, biologically based practices, and whole medical systems, as well as the cultural and social aspects of alternative medicine. This knowledge can help you make informed decisions about your own health and wellness and expand your career opportunities in the healthcare industry. Through this course, you will also learn critical thinking skills that can be applied to evaluate alternative medicine treatments and their effectiveness. Whether you are a healthcare professional or simply interested in exploring alternative medicine practices, this course will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to make informed decisions about natural healing practices.

Career Path 

  • Alternative Medicine Practitioner: Provide natural healing services to clients using various alternative medicine practices.
  • Health and Wellness Coach: Assist individuals in achieving optimal health and wellness through alternative medicine practices.
  • Naturopathic Doctor: Diagnose and treat patients using alternative medicine practices and principles.
  • Acupuncturist: Use acupuncture techniques to promote natural healing and wellness.
  • Massage Therapist: Provide massage therapy services using natural healing techniques to promote relaxation and wellness.
  • Nutritionist: Create nutrition plans and provide dietary advice using natural healing principles and practices.
Course content

Fundamentals of Alternative Medicine

Introduction to Alternative Medicine


Whole Medical Systems


Mind-Body Techniques


Biologically Based Practices


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