CAM Heart Health Resources
How to Find Credible Complementary Alternative Medicine Heart Health Resources Did you know February is American Heart Month? What better way to raise awareness on this important topic than to share a post on how to find credible complementary alternative medicine (CAM) heart health resources. There are many resources out there on the World Wide […]
ACHS Grads and Alumni: Reaching for the Stars to Heal the World
As an educator, watching my students achieve their goals is an immense joy. Completing a certificate, diploma, or degree in holistic healthcare is an outstanding accomplishment, and it is something to take pride in and celebrate. Here at ACHS, our job doesn’t stop at commencement. We care about the long-term success of our students and […]
Scholarship Recipient is Celebrating Achievements
ACHS is continuing the theme of celebrating our students by introducing you to Krysta Merrill, an ACHS Adult Skills Education Program Scholarship (ASEP) recipient for June 2013. You can learn more about this scholarship (partnered with Imagine America) in our earlier blog posts or by visiting the ACHS scholarship page. Krysta is pursuing an Associate Degree […]
Wellness on the Rise: 3 Holistic Practices Sweeping Modern Healthcare
For years, complementary medicine has taken heat from the allopathic medicine world. Cutting terms like “quack” and “witch doctor” have been thrown around brutally, but the stigma is finally beginning to shake off. With more data showing the benefits of holistic healthcare, more patients are turning to alternative treatments. I recently read an interesting article […]
Holistic Health Advocacy Starts with You — Stay Informed
Are you drawn to study or use holistic healthcare? It seems like everyone is talking about holistic or alternative healthcare these days. The U.S. healthcare system is beginning the process of looking at the impact of integrative or complementary and alternative medicine, and incorporating concepts of wellness, prevention, and natural medicine into the healthcare model.
Do You Need a BS to take the MS in CAM?
There is significant evidence that students with a bachelor’s of arts degree have a good probability of success in graduate science courses such as anatomy/physiology, chemistry and other similar courses, which are part of our Master of Science curriculum in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine program at the American College of Healthcare Sciences. Furthermore, additional […]
Help Us Celebrate Our Top 6 Accomplishments of 2012
The New Year is a time of reflection and new beginnings. There is a feeling of new opportunity and hope, which inspires us to appreciate the accomplishments of the past year, large and small, and to “refresh” our goals for the coming year.
What Can I Legally Do As An Herbalist, Aromatherapist, Or Other Holistic Health Practitioner?
Most holistic health modalities are currently unlicensed. However, legislation is currently in place in multiple states, including Minnesota and California, and it is important to be aware of and compliant with relevant legislation. The National Health Freedom Coalition offers a state listing that is useful. We recommend that you become aware of the organizations in […]