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These monographs are part of a series of publications entitled The Convergence of Complementary, Alternative & Conventional Health Care, that has been developed as an educational resource for health professional by the Program on Integrative Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and supported by a grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), National Institutes of Health.

You can download PDF versions of each monograph below:


Unit 1 (Convergence) Understanding the Convergence of Complementary, Alternative, & Conventional Care Part I Part II
Unit 2 (Concepts) Concepts of Healing & Models of Care
Unit 3 (EBM) Evidence-Based Medicine & Complementary & Alternative Therapies
Unit 4 (Effectiveness) Assessing the Effectiveness of Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Unit 5 (Safety) Safety Issues in Complementary & Alternative Health Care
Unit 6 (Info Sources) Information Sources for Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Unit 7 (Integrating Care) Integrating Complementary & Alternative Therapies with Conventional Care
Unit 8 (Evaluation) Evaluating CAM Information