Offers an introduction to various topics in the field of complementary therapies and healing practices. Each of the modules takes from 1 to 3.5 hours to complete, and is organized into short sections.
Modules: Overview to Complementary Therapies and Healing Practices; Culture, Faith Traditions, and Health; Introduction to Botanical Medicines; Introduction to Clinical Hypnosis; Spirituality in healthcare; Traditional Chinese Medicine; Introduction to Clinical Aromatherapy; Healing Touch.
All modules feature content written by subject matter experts and reviewed by a faculty team from the schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Medicine at the University of Minnesota. The learning objectives for the modules support the following competencies: ACGME for Medical Education, AACN for Nursing education, and AACP for Pharmacy education.
There are currently 15 modules availabe, 13 of which are eligible
for Continuing Nursing Education credit.
Online course on more than 100 herbs and dietary supplements. Developed by Kathi Kemper, MD, MPH of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and funded by a grant from the national Library of Medicine at the National institutes of Health. It includes 40 self-instructional modules about common clinical conditions in which patients might use herbs and supplements, an online discussion group and links to further information from academic centers and the federal government.
The course is evidence-based and is aimed at educating physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nutritionists, pharmacists and other health professionals.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
Distinguished Lectures in the Science of Complementary and Alternative Medicine http://nccam.nih.gov/news/lectures/index.htm
Via web casts, each year two leading figures in science and medicine speak about their unique perspectives on the field of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The lectures address the evolution of CAM practice and research and the current use of CAM by the public.
Web-based courses on various topics in Integrative Medicine include online material, required and recommended reading, virtual patients and a 3-CD set of interviews.
Nutrition & Health Series covers the fundamentals of diet and nutrition including a comprehensive review of the current literature and interactive clinical scenarios. Modules include Nutrition & Cardiovascular Health and Nutrition & Cancer. A new online session begins the 15th of each month.
Botanical & Health Series covers the use of botanical medicine to treat and prevent disease. Modules include Botanicals Foundations, Botanical & Womens Health, Botanicals & the Gastrointestinal System.
Clinical Integration Series evidence-based clinical approaches to a variety of disorders including asthma, cardiovascular health, depression, prostate and testicular cancers, and womens health.
Southern Cross University and the University of Queensland
The Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education & Research http://www.accmer.edu.au/education/index.asp
Offers an online conference series entitled Complementary Medicine and Health Education. The current Online Forum is Evidence-based Practice & Complementary Medicine, June 24-July 1, 2005, Registration June 22. The forums are aimed at health educators, students and practitioners from orthodox, integrative and complementary healthcare backgrounds and serve to provide an opportunity for a wider discussion of issues related to evidence-based practice and complementary medicine.
Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine
12th Annual Conference of the Society for Acupuncture Research
October 21-23, 2005
Telephone 800 333-3333
Building Bridges of Integration for Traditional Chinese Medicine Beyond Technique: The Heart of Healing
Sponsored by Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, State University of NY Stony Brook, Hackensack University Medical Center, and others
October 6-9, 2005
East Rutherford, New Jersey
Telephone: 888 TCM-6909 www.tcmconference.org
Art and Healing
Healthcare Garden Design Program
The School of the Chicago Botanic Garden
This multi-disciplinary professional development opportunity for healthcare and landscape architects, garden designers, healthcare executives and caregivers focuses on the design, management, evaluation and marketing of indoor and outdoor therapeutic garden facilities. Learn to use evidence-based design and the latest research to provide verifiable health benefits to patients, clients, staff and visitors.
February 21-25 & October 17-21, 2005
(10-day, two-part program).
School of the Chicago Botanic Garden
Wayne Becker, PhD.
(847) 835-8293 Fax: (847) 835-8292 email@example.com www.chicagobotanic.org/certificate/hgd Ayurveda
Journey into Healing
Deepak Chopra, MD and David Simon, MD
The Chopra Center at La Costa Resort & Spa, CA
December 10-13, 2005
Learn practical and clinical applciations of Ayurveda
CME and CEU credits available
Telephone: 888-424-6772, ext 1639 firstname.lastname@example.org Biofeedback Botanical Medicine
Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Course for Physicians
University of California Irvine, College of Medicine, St. Lukes Hospital & Academy of Pain Research
May 31-December 7, 2005
San Francisco, CA
200-250 credit hours includes at-home study and 8-day practical sessions in San Francisco (Sept. 10-17, 2005). www.acupuncturecourse.org email@example.com
Alternative Medicine in Cancer: Opening Doors to Research
NCIs Best Case Series Program
Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Cancer Institute, NIH
An online Continuing Medical Education Opportunity www.alternative-therapies.com
International Complementary and Natural Healthcare Conference and Expo
October 8 and 9, 2005
Los Angeles Covention Center www.camexpowest.com
American Academy of Environmental Medicine
40th annual meeting
October 27-30, 2005
Tucson, Arizona www.aaem.com
Telephone: 316 684-5500
Eco-Metropolis 2005: Toward a green, just, sustainable greater NYC
November 11 & 12, 2005
CUNY Graduate Center, New York
Sponsored by New York Open Center/CUNY Grad Center/Bioneers Co-Production www.opencenter.org/eco
A post graduate course in homeopathy (5 sessions)
Dr.A.U. Ramakrishnan, M.B.B.S, M.F.HOM(Lond), Ph.D
Hononorary Homeopathic Physician to the President of India
New York City, N.Y
April 2004 February 2005
To register contact Jill Elliot, DVM
333 East 66th Street # 10 N
New York NY 10021
Phone: 212-794 4993
Fax: 212-570 9049
The Amiga Centre for Professional Development
Hypnotic and Strategic Approaches to Treating Depression with Michael Yapko, PhD
February 13-16, 2006
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico firstname.lastname@example.org www.amigabc.com Imagery
Academy for Guided Imagery 18th Annual Conference
The Power of Suggestion: Making Something Come True By Believing In Its Possibility
November 3-6, 2005
Asilomar in Pacific Grove, CA
CME/CEU with Jeanne Achterberg, David Bresler, Ken Pelletier, Candace Pert and more Train@AcademyForGuidedImagery.com www.AcademyForGuidedImagery.com
Breakthroughs in Healing Trauma: success through guided imagery and the new therapies
Belleruth Naparstek, LISW
See web sites for dates www.conferenceworks.com
Telephone 888 517-7089
MIND & LIFE XIII
Investigating the Mind 2005
Co-hosted by Georgetown University Medical Center and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
November 8-10, 2005
DAR Constitution Hall, Washington DC www.investigatingthemind.org
The Chopra Center
Telephone: 888-424-6772 ext 1111 www.Chopra.com
MindBodySpirit Medicine Professional Training Program
January 29 February 4, 2006
Sponsored by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine www.cmbm.org JCooper@cmbm.org
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
20th annual convention
August 14-27, 2005
Phoenix, AZ www.naturopathic.org
Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice
November 28 December 3, 2005
San Diego, CA
Also March 6-11, 2006
Dallas, TX www.functionalmedicine.org
The Energy of Food
Chicago Botanic Garden and Museum of Contemporary Art
November 29, 2005
The Healing Power of Food
December 13, 2005
Telephone 847 835-8261
Food as Medicine
Center for Mind-Body Medicine, University of Minnesota and Georgetown University School of Medicine
June 10 June 16, 2006
Baltimore, MD www.cmbm.org/foodasmedicine
Telephone: 202 966-7338 ext 216
Psychological Therapies Pastoral Counseling Spirituality and Healing
Spirituality and Healing in Medicine
Harvard Medical School Dept. of Continuing Education
December 10-11, 2005
Boston, MA email@example.com
Telephone: 617 384-8600 cme.med.harvard.edu