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Alternative Medicine in Rehabilitation Part 2: Energy-Based Therapies (NL0113B)


Author(s): Newsletter


Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRC, CVRP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP


Credit Hours: 18


Course Description

This course presents alternative medicine and how it can be used in rehabilitation. Specifically, we highlight and discuss energy-based therapies.


Course Format

Online

Course Objectives

  1. Explain Acupuncture principles

  2. Understand the applications of Acupuncture in illness

  3. Describe elements of Chinese medicine

  4. Understand the definition of "holistic"

  5. Describe the different remedies used in Homeopathy

  6. Explain the usefulness of Homeopathy in pathological situations

  7. Describe different electromagnetic therapies

  8. List the ailments for which these therapies are used

  9. Explain the key concepts regarding Qigong

  10. Describe the ways organ function is viewed in Qigong

  11. Understand the clinical applications of Qigong

  12. List different forms of Meridian-Based Psychotherapy

  13. Understand the methods used in each therapy

  14. Describe the humanistic components in Compassion-Based rehabilitation

  15. Understand the clinical applications seen in rehabilitation healing

  16. Explain the definition of Transpersonal Medicine

  17. List the different applications of Transpersonal Medicine

  18. Differentiate between spirituality, religion, and theology

  19. Understand how each impacts health care

  20. Describe the role of the healthcare professional in spirituality

  21. Obtain a general overview of Nature-Based therapies

  22. Give examples of how NBT can be applied to health care

  23. Describe the roles of the nurse in Holistic Healing

  24. List ways in which holistic assessment can facilitate healing

Course Overview

Acupuncture Outline:

  • Historical Perspective Classical Concepts
  • Acupuncture Practice in the United States
    • Common U.S. Models
    • The Acupuncture Treatment
  • Acupuncture and Western Bioscientific Studies
    • General Trends
    • Acupuncture Analgesia
    • Other Applications
    • Global and U.S. Clinical Applications
    • Acute and Chronic Pain
    • Other Conditions
  • Limitations and Potential Complications
  • Training and Licensure
  • Summary


Homeopathy Outline:
  • What is Homeopathy and What is a Homeopathic Medicine?
  • Homeopathic Pharmacy
  • Regulation of Homeopathy
  • Social / Historical Context
  • Homeopathic Education and Certification
  • Homeopathic Philosophy
    • A Possible Mechanism of Action
  • Research
  • Classical Homeopathic Research Specific to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • Migraine Headache
    • Aphasia
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Head Injury
    • Vertigo
    • Sprains and Soft Tissue Injury
    • Summary
  • Prescribing Combination Homeopathic Medicines
  • Summary


Electromagnetic Therapies Outline:

  • Phototherapy
    • Definitions
    • Historical Development of Phototherapy
    • Thermal Surgical Lasers
  • Cold Laser Therapy
    • Applications in Rehabilitation
    • Summary
  • Magnetic Field Therapy
    • Origins and History
    • Definitions
    • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
    • Pulsed Electromagnetic Therapy
    • Static Magnetic Fields
    • Types of Permanent Magnet Designs
    • Potential Applications
    • Summary
  • Electrical Therapies
    • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
    • Summary


Qigong Outline:

  • Historical Roots
  • The Flow of Qi
    • Organ Function in Qigong
  • Scientific Research
  • Principles in Qigong Practice
    • Components of the Integrated Approach


Meridian-Based Psychotherapy Outline:
  • The Physics of Energy
  • Bioenergy Fields
  • Acupuncture Meridians
  • Applied Kinesiology
  • Life Energy Analysis
  • Thought Field Therapy
  • Energy Diagnostic and Treatment Methods
  • Eye Movement Therapies
  • Negative Affect Erasing Method, Causal Diagnosis, and Trauma
  • Chronic Pain Treatment
  • Meridian-Based Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Mechanisms of Action
  • Theoretical Musings

Course Price

$144.00
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Customer Testimonial

Excellent course. Very informative and well documented.
Whitney M.