Holistic Pathology & Protocols - NAT 303

Holistic Pathology & Protocols
Instructor
Department
Integrative Health
Credits
3
Course Number
NAT 303

 

This course guides students in the fundamental principles of naturopathy or natural therapeutics. Emphasis is placed on the science and philosophy of healing using a variety of techniques that are in harmony with nature and the individual client. The varied techniques that a Holistic Health Consultant employs are covered, focusing on the desired outcome to increase the natural vitality of the client and bring the system back into balance. We examine the belief fundamental to natural healing that the human body contains a strong power to heal itself. While examining this belief we also look at how the Holistic Health Consultant is able to stimulate this power by instructing each client in how to maintain health once it is achieved, increasing vitality and building up one’s resistance through improved nutrition and a harmonious lifestyle.

Learning Outcomes

Describe the symptoms and causes of a range of common ailments related to the systems urinary, respiratory, reproductive, nervous system and special senses, lymphatic, immune, and endocrine including: Cystitis, prostatitis, kidney stones, pyelonephritis, asthma, colds and influenza, bronchitis, emphysema, hay fever, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, menopause, candidiasis, migraine, stroke, sinusitis, conjunctivitis, lymphangitis, lymphadenitis, tonsillitis, anemia, goiter, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, adrenal exhaustion, and diabetes mellitus.
Evaluate when to refer clients to their healthcare provider for diagnosis of the above ailments.
Create holistic protocols for the above ailments that address the client's wellness goals overall, including lifestyle changes, nutrition, herbal supplements, dietary supplements, reflexology, cell salts, homeopathy, and color therapy as appropriate.
Utilize principles of natural therapies to enhance your holistic protocol skills in clinical practice, healthcare education programs, or retail environments.

 

Required Course Pack:

  • NAT 303 Practical Lab Kit
  • ACHS Textbook eBook: Petersen, D. (2017). NAT 303: Holistic Pathology & Protocols (17th Edition). Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences. (Optional: Printed copy available for an additional fee)
  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) 

Required Textbooks: 

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Last updated 7/18/19

Additional Prerequisites

None – Prior or concurrent anatomy & physiology training is recommended

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