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

Author(s): Newsletter

Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CCLCP, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, COPS-KT, CRCC, CRRN, CVRP, Delaware BON, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 18

CCM Credit Hours: 5.5

CDMS Credit Hours: 5.5

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

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 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.

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