Courses

Select a topic below for links to courses that may be feasible for the full time resident/student to take:
Thanks to the Holistic and Integrative Medicine Group at UC-San Diego for collecting these links!

Acupuncture

Ayurveda

Biofeedback

Botanical Medicine

Chinese Herbalism

Homeopathy

Hypnosis

Mindfulness Meditation

Qigong

Shamanism

 

Acupuncture

Medical Acupuncture for Physicians
(4 days in Santa Monica, CA; then 300 hours of home video, then 10 days in AZ or FL)
www.hmieducation.com

National Acupuncture Detoxification Association
(70 hours, NY or OR)
http://acudetox.com/

 

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Ayurveda

The Ayurvedic Insitute correspondence course

http://www.ayurveda.com/education/index.html

Maharishi College of Vedic Medicine, NM

(2-week course, Masters course)

http://www.tm.org/learn/where/index.html

National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine correspondence course

niam.com

Florida Vedic College

(correspondence course + 2 week-long intensives)

www.floridavediccollege.edu

California College of Ayurveda

(3-day weekend each month x 1.5 yrs)

www.ayurvedacollege.com

Wise Earth School of Ayurveda

(week-long courses x 3, North Carolina)

www.wisearth.org/info

AYU Academy

(3-day weekend each month x 1 yr, Seattle)

http://www.ayurvedaonline.com/tabid/126/Default.aspx

International Academy of Ayurved

(one month, India)

www.ayurved-int.com

 

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Biofeedback

AAPB Homestudy Course

http://www.aapb.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3309

 

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Botanical Medicine

Dominion Herbal College home-study course

www.dominionherbal.com/The_Schools/Chdp/ch.html

American Botanical Council

(one-month internship, ethnobotanical tour)

www.herbalgram.org/browse.php? content_name=ed_resources

The California School of Herbal Studies

(6-weekend courses and weekend workshops in Forestville, CA near San Francisco)

www.cshs.com

 

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Chinese Herbalism

Academy of Classical Oriental Sciences

(distant learning partial course)

www.acos.org

Yo-San University School of TCM

(distance learning course in TCM nutrition)

www.yosan.edu/

 

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Homeopathy

British Institute of Homeopathy distance learning course

www.britinsthom.com

Caduceus Institute of Classical Homeopathy distance learning course

www.homeopathyhome.com/caduceus

Colorado Institute for Classical Homeopathy long-distance course

www.homeopathyschool.org/

Homeopathic College of Canada

(can be taken via internet)

www.homeopathy.edu

 

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Hypnosis

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

(40 hours of workshop, 20 hours of individualized consultation)

www.asch.net/regionalworkshops.htm

Brian Weiss, MD

(5-day intensive workshops on hypnotic regression)

www.brianweiss.com

 

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Mindfulness Meditation

UNC Mindfulness program

http://pim.med.unc.edu/mindfulness.html

Mind/Body Medical Institute
(3 to 5-day courses near Boston, MA)
http://www.mbmi.org/health_professionals/Training.asp

Center for Mindfulness at UMass
(week-long course, 10-week internship)
http://www.umassmed.edu/Content.aspx?id=41254

 

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Qigong

Healing Tao Institute

(Austin, TX)

www.healingtaoinstitute.com

The International Institute of Medical Qigong-USA

(weekend classes available)

http://www.qigongmedicine.com/

The International Institute of Medical Qigong-Canada

(weekly classes in Toronto for 200+ hours, then clinical internship)

www.medicalqigongcanada.org

 

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Shamanism

Foundation for Shamanic Studies

(2-day basic workshop, 5-day intensive training, multiple locations)
www.shamanism.org/workshops

The Four Winds Society
(4 week-long sessions in NY, CA, or UT over two years; and three elective classes/expeditions)
www.thefourwinds.com

 

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