Wellness Medicine Practitioner

Program Overview

The main objective of the Wellness Medicine Practitioner program is to provide a strong foundation and a depth-in understanding of comprehensive basic sciences and an overview of many complementary and alternative medicine disciplines. After completion of this program, the student will be eligible to apply for full membership with the Complementary Medical Association (CMA) or the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) and start their private practice or continue in the next training level to acquire advanced clinical skills and eventually specialize in one field of the Wellness Medicine. 

Course Details

  • This is 100% online, and the modules are self-paced
  • There is no time limit
  • The program is divided into 12 learning modules

Learning format

  • Powerpoint presentation & Videos
  • Exercises and DFY protocols
  • Quiz questions & case study

Curriculum overview

  1. What is Health Coaching?
  2. The 5 Principles of Health Coaching
  3. What are the Benefits of Health Coaching
  4. Benefits of Client-Coach Relationships
  5. Effective Communication & Strategy
  6. Emotional Intelligence
  7. Personality Types (The DISC model)
  8. The SWOT Analysis
  9. Wheel of Life & Wellbeing
  10. Behavior Transtheoretical Model (TTM)
  11. Motivation & Behavior Change
  12. Developing Self- Efficacy
  13. How To Engage Unmotivated Individuals
  14. The Social Cognitive Theory (SCT)
  15. Set S.M.A.R.T and HARD Goals
  1. Introduction
  2. Objectives of Interview
  3. Types of Interview
  4. Approaches to Problem- Solving
  5. Holistic Approach & Person-Centred Care
  6. Motivational Interviewing Approach
  7. The OARS Model
  8. Structure & Technique of Holistic Consultation
  9. History Taking & Case Presentation
  10. HIPAA & Confidentiality 
  1. Inflammation
  2. Mitochondrial Dysfunction
  3. Comprehensive Anatomy / Physiology/ Pathology;
  • Integumentary System
  • Muscular & Skeletal System
  • Heart & Circulatory System
  • Immune & Lymphatic System
  • GI and Digestive System
  • Respiratory System
  • Endocrine System
  • Nervous System 
  • Renal & Urinary System
  • Reproductive System

        4. Principles of Pharmacology:

  • Drugs-receptor interactions
  • Dose-response relationship
  • Variability & therapeutic index
  • Route of administration
  • Drugs distribution
  • Rate of drugs elimination
  • Concept of clearance
  • Biotransformation reactions
  • Cytochrome P450 & Interactions
  • Inducers vs Inhibitors
  • Route of excretion
  • Pharmacology of major classes of drugs
  • Interactions drugs & dietary supplement
  • Pharmacokinetics

 

  1. The Foundation of Wellness Medicine
  2. Integrated Lifestyles Medicine
  3. Integrative & Holistic Health
  4. Integrative therapies
  5. The Scope of practice
  6. Differents Model to Wellness;
  7. Wellness Assessment & Protocol
  1. What are Nutrients?
  2. Macronutrients vs Micronutrient
  3. Energy
  4. Carbohydrates
  5. Lipids
  6. Proteins
  7. Vitamins & Minerals
  8. Antioxidants
  9. Water & Electrolytes
  10. Commons Diets (Paleo, Plants-Based, Keto, Mediterranean)
  11. Calculating Nutritional status:
  • Macronutrients Ratios
  • Body Fat Index
  • Caloric needs
  • Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)
  • Nutritional needs (Carbo,protein,lipids)
  1. The History of Western herbal medicine 
  2. Principal herbal compounds
  3. Interactions (positive vs negative)& herb-drugs
  4. Herbal formulation & therapeutic strategy
  5. Standardization & type of herbal preparation
  6. Therapeutic dosage & Safety
  7. Pharmacological aspects of herbal medicine

 

  1. Introduction to Mind-Body Medicine
  2. Benefits of practicing Mind-Body Medicine
  3. Healing Techniques (meditation, guide imagery, journal writing, autogenic training)
  4. Science behind the mind-body Medicine
  5. Models of diseases & Mind-Body Healing
  1. Introduction to Mycology
  2. Basic Concepts in Mycology;
  3. Biology Classification
  4. Definition of Fungi
  5. Structure of Fungi
  6. Anatomy of Mushroom
  7. Medicinal Mushroom Composition
  8. The Mushroom Life Cycle
  9. Pharmacological Effects of Medicinal Mushrooms;
  10. List of Most Commons Medicinal Mushroom
  11. Forms of medicinal mushrooms
  12. Type of Extractions & Benefits
  13. Dietary Supplements
  14. Concept of Mushroom Synergies
  15. Dosage / Side effects/ Contraindications
  1. Introduction
  2. Definition of Aromatherapy
  3. The History of Aromatherapy
  4. Principles of Basic Chemistry
  5. The Chemistry of Essential Oils & Classifications
  6. Synthesis & Extraction Methods
  7. Pharmacokinetics of Essential Oils
  8. Essential Oils Toxicity & Contraindication
  9. Clinical Use of Aromatherapy
  1. Herbal medicine classification;
  • Respiratory Syst.
  • Musculoskeletal Syst.
  • Integumentary system.
  • Urinary and Renal Syst.
  • Female & Male Reproduction Syst.
  • Cardiovascular Syst.
  • Endocrine Syst.
  • Nervous Syst.
  • Gastrointestinal syst.
  • Hepatobiliary syst.
  • Immune syst.

       2. Principes of Integrative Health

  1. Scope of practice in Wellness Medicine & Legislation
  2. Health and Nutrition Regulations & Controlled Acts
  3. Business Management & Sales Strategy
  • Integration of Wellness Medicine (Clinical Cases, Exercises, Practice)
  • Preparation for final case study

Recognition

Graduates will be eligible to apply for Full Membership with:

  • The Complementary Medical Association (CMA)
  • The International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)

Course & Certification Pricing

  • Wellness Medicine Practitioner program fee one payment: 1199$
  • Monthly Installments: 249 $ /month (For 6 months)