CAM 101

Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Online

Overview

 

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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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

More details

 

Required Course Pack:

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
  • Discover Wellness: Integrative Health Modalities Kit: 
    • 1 oz packets of the following herbs: German Chamomile Flowers Organic Matricaria recutita, Peppermint Organic Mentha piperita, Lavender Flowers Organic Lavandula angustifolia, Lemon Balm Organic Melissa officinalis
    • 5 ml bottles of the following essential oils: Sweet Orange Organic Citrus sinensis, Vetiver Organic Vetiveria zizanioides, Ylang Ylang Organic Cananga odorata, Lemon Organic Citrus limonum
    • 2 oz Cobalt Bottle w/Spray 
    • Bamboo tea strainer
    • Reed Diffuser Kit: Reed diffuser base oil 8oz, bamboo reeds, reed diffuser jar

Required Textbooks:

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Last updated 1/30/20

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