May 24, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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WAM-2060 Naturopathic Medicine

1 credits
Naturopathic medicine is primary care with an emphasis on prevention and natural therapies – using a combination of homeopathy, nutrition, Chinese medicine, Ayurveda and Botanical.  Naturopathic doctors are trained in 4-5 year medical schools to diagnose and treat most common health conditions using the most natural, safe and gentle therapies that work given the situation.  Naturopathic doctors have recently been given legal status to practice medicine comparable to Allopathic medical physicians in the state of Vermont.  A Naturopathic doctor can now be a patient’s primary care physician who can prescribe pharmaceutical drugs, some surgical procedures and natural medical options for the treatment of disease.  Naturopathic doctor medical services are now also coverd by insurance.  This course will cover the historical context, scientific background, training, scope of practice, regulation, appropriate use and therapies utilized in naturopathic medicine. Spring semesters



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