CAM 101 is a survey course that explores the field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Students will become familiar with a variety of modalities that fall under the CAM umbrella, along with their fundamental or core concepts, methodologies, and theoretical foundations. Students will investigate the multi-faceted meaning of the term “holistic” and will consider how each CAM modality fits into the holistic health paradigm. Current holistic health research will be explored, including the role of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Describe the concept of holistic in the context of holistic health and wellness
Differentiate between the holistic health and allopathic health care models
Describe the fundamental concepts, methodologies, and theoretical foundations of the CAM modalities studied
Explain the role of role of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health [NCCIH], part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.