HOMEOPATHIC PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

 

HOMEOPATHIC PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

The objectives of this certificate program are to enable the students upon completion of the course to understand the basic principles of homeopathy, the nature of homeopathic remedies, how they are prepared, how to effectively select and use homeopathic remedies in acute "first aid" situations (including pets), and how to effectively educate others regarding the selection and use of homeopathic remedies in long-standing ("Chronic") situations for health & vitality enhancement purposes. The program includes the opportunity to observe a professional homeopath do cases and come up with remedies. A bio-energetic course has been added to deepen the student's understanding of the underlying components and approaches involved in various natural healing modalities. The practice of Homeopathy may be done with this certificate within the parameters outlined in the California Health Freedom Act (see page 2 of catalog). CCH Option: 64 units (1,230 hours) Tuition: $14,540 The Council for Homeopathic Certification also offers an exam to become a Certified Classical Homeopath (CCH). Students who desire to sit for this exam can fulfill the requirements by completing the coursework and supervised clinical hours in the “CCH Option.” In addition, CHC also requires completion of Anatomy and Physiology coursework to apply for the CCH Exam. Students should inquire with the CHC to determine the total number of hours required. Anatomy and Physiology coursework is available through AUCM or outside schools. For more information about the CCH exam, please visit www.homeopathicdirectory.com.


 
Format: Evenings and Saturdays

 Hours:420

 Units:24

 Cost:$5.720

 Payment Plans:

 Payment plans are available.


 
CCH Option (taken in addition to the Required Courses)

 HM 072: Homeopathic Case Taking (2 Units)

 HM 075: Homeopathy Internship (14 Units)

 HM 080: Homeopathic Materia Medica for Polycrests (3 Units)

 HM 085: Homeopathic Materia Medica - Mineral Remedies (3 Units)

 HM 090: Homeopathic Materia Medica - Animal Remedies (3 Units)

 HM 095: Homeopathic Materia Medica - Plant Remedies (3 Units)


 
Required Courses

 HH 050: Bio-Energetic Medicine and Biophysics (4 Units)

 HM 050: Principles of Homeopathy (4 Units)

 HM 055: Homeopathic First Aid in Acute Situations (4 Units)

 HM 060: Homeopathy for Chronic or Long-Term Situations (4 Units)

 HM 065: Homeotherapeutics (4 Units)

 HM 070: Homeopathic Certificate Externship (4 Units)

HM 072: HOMEOPATHIC CASE TAKING (2 UNITS)

Course No: HM 072

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:2

   

 Prerequisites: HM 050

   

 Description: This course investigates various methods of taking a case or conducting a complete homeopathic assessment interview. Students also compare, and contrast at least three methods, synthesize their knowledge in developing their own case-taking procedures and forms and evaluate various methods of organizing and analyzing case material. Students will read, interpret, and evaluate several passages from Hahnemann’s Organon of Medical Art; and compare and contrast various source materials on several remedies.

HM 075: HOMEOPATHY INTERNSHIP (14 UNITS)

Course No: HM 075

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:14

   

 Prerequisites: HM 050 - HM 095

   

 Description: In this internship training experience, students will be supervised by highly experienced practitioners of homeopathy in their intake, analysis, remedy recommendations and follow-up sessions with patients.

HM 080: HOMEOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA FOR POLYCRESTS (3 UNITS)

Course No: HM 080

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:3

   

 Prerequisites: HM 050

   

 Description: This course provides an intensive examination of common homeopathic remedies and their use in benefiting the health of persons with physical and psychological problems. Students will compare and contrast various homeopathic polycrests across a wide array of dimensions. Students also will assess and compare various homeopathic material medicas and learn how to research remedies.

HM 085: HOMEOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA - MINERAL REMEDIES (3 UNITS)


 
Course No: HM 085

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:3

   

 Prerequisites: HM 050

   

 Description: This course provides an intensive examination of remedies made from minerals and their use in the practice of homeopathy. Students will assess and compare various theories regarding mineral remedies and research each of the mineral remedies studied in at least five materia medica.

HM 090: HOMEOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA - ANIMAL REMEDIES (3 UNITS)

Course No: HM 090

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:3

   

 Prerequisites: HM 050

   

 Description: This course provides an intensive examination of remedies made from animal products and their use in the practice of homeopathy. Students will assess and compare various theories regarding animal remedies, including species characteristics, and research each of the animal remedies studied in at least five materia medica.

HM 095: HOMEOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA - PLANT REMEDIES (3 UNITS)

Course No: HM 095

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:3

   

 Prerequisites: HM 050

   

 Description: This course provides an intensive examination of remedies made from plant products and their use in the practice of homeopathy. Students will assess and compare various theories regarding plant remedies, including family and genus characteristics, and research each of the plant remedies studied in at least five materia medica.

HH 050: BIO-ENERGETIC MEDICINE AND BIOPHYSICS (4 UNITS)

Course No: HH 050

 Department: Holistic Health

 Units:4

   

 Description: Why do homeopathy, flower essences, acupuncture, or any of the healing forms work? A conventional biomedical scientific theory cannot provide useful explanations. This course explores the current trend in research that employs the theories in biophysics that may offer an explanation. Students will be exposed to various forms of bio-energetic medicine including light, magnetic, and sound therapies. The cutting edge in approach, this course promises to be both unique and fascinating.

HM 050: PRINCIPLES OF HOMEOPATHY (4 UNITS)

Course No: HM 050

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:4

   

 Description:

  • Basic overview of the homeopathic method and outlook

  • Brief historical outline

  • Special homeopathic terminology

  • Unionism and pluralism

  • Homeopathic pharmacy

  • Brief review of federal regulation of homeopathic remedies

  • Introduction to Homeopathic First Aid

  • Materia Media study

HM 060: HOMEOPATHY FOR CHRONIC OR LONG-TERM SITUATIONS (4 UNITS)

Course No: HM 060

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:4

   

 Prerequisites: None required

   

 Description:

  • Homeopathic outlook in long-term ("chronic") situations

  • Miasms

  • Diathesis

  • Terrain

  • Reactional Typology

  • Use of Boericke's and Boger's repertoires in determining remedies

  • Potency and repetition issues

  • Materia Medica study

  • Analogs and complements of the Materia Medica study assignments; the outline of auxiliary remedies and their use (gemmotherapy, lithotherapy, organotherapy).

HM 065: HOMEOTHERAPEUTICS (4 UNITS)

Course No: HM 065

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:4

   

 Prerequisites: None required

   

 Description:

  • Leading remedies for emotional balance and mental enhancement

  • Leading remedies in child development

  • Leading remedies for environmental sensitivities (including substance problems)

  • Leading remedies for cardiovascular health

  • Leading remedies for respiratory tract health

  • Leading remedies for the nervous system and the organs of special sense

  • Leading remedies for gastrointestinal health

  • Leading remedies for urogenital system and women's health

  • Leading remedies for musculoskeletal health and for the skin

  • Materia Medica study

HM 070: HOMEOPATHIC CERTIFICATE EXTERNSHIP (4 UNITS)

Course No: HM 070

 Department: Homeopathy

 Units:4

   

 Description: Hands-on clinical experience.

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