HOM 501

Homeopathy Online

Overview

Course Description

Homeopathy has become an increasingly popular modality in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), particularly in an integrated medical setting due to its ability to enhance quality of life for a wide range of patients. Many pharmacies now stock and dispense homeopathic medicine. This graduate level survey course will take students on an in-depth tour of the fundamental principles of classical homeopathy. The course focuses on a scientific approach to this system of medicine that originated in India more than 2000 years ago. It is designed to assist graduate students to evaluate this (CAM) modality in terms of its clinical, scientific, philosophical, sociological, and historical contexts.  We look at how homeopathy is practiced, and how the application of principles in the clinical setting helps clinicians, and patients understand the process of seeing a homeopath. The course also reviews the pharmacological aspects of homeopathy including manufacturing, dispensing, and counter-prescribing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe homeopathy.

  • Distinguish, compare, and contrast the role of homeopathy in complementary and alternative medicine, its historical development, and mechanisms of action.

  • Explain the modern practice of homeopathy.

  • Apply homeopathic principles as related to acute versus chronic cases; drainage and nosodes.

  • Evaluate and critique concepts, approaches, methods, and issues in the field of homeopathy Use the concepts of ethics, legal issues, and practice management of homeopathy.

  • Explain the legal status of homeopathic remedies under the Health Freedom Acts of California or Minnesota.

More details

Required Course Pack:

  • HOM 501 Practical Lab Kit – This kit will contain a selection of (5) homeopathic remedies.
  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
  • ACHS eTextbook: Petersen, D. (2018). HOM 501 Homeopathy (18th Edition). Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences (Optional Printed Textbook available for fee)

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Last updated 8/8/22

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Admissions Requirements:

Candidates must possess a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education. Candidates must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution along with one professional letter of recommendation. All applicants must be recommended for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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