NATUROPATHIC PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE 511

Naturopathic History and Philosophy.

This course is a study in the history of medicine and the roots of the principles and philosophy of vitalism in therapeutic application. The basic philosophical concepts and precepts of modern naturopathic medicine are discussed.

2 lecture hours, 2 semester credits

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE 521

Naturopathic Philosophy and Therapeutics.

This is a continuation of Naturopathic History and Philosophy. The philosophical principles of empirical medicine with an emphasis on vitalism are discussed in detail with appropriate therapeutic examples. Prerequisite: PP511.

2 lecture hours, 2 semester credits

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE 721

Practice Management I.

Students are taught the current procedural practices for the operation of a private practice. In addition, the practical aspects of operating a practice as a small business are discussed. Students are encouraged to begin thinking about their personal career path in naturopathic medicine.

Prerequisites: CS611, CS622.

2 lecture hours, 2 semester credits

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE 811

Practice Management II.

This course introduces the student to the business procedures and practice used in the successful operating of a business. Prerequisite: PP721.

1.5 lecture hours, 1.5 semester credits

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE 821

Medical Jurisprudence and Ethics.

This course covers the basics of law as it applies to medical practice. Informed consent, confidentiality and professional liability are discussed in detail. Naturopathic licensing laws in various jurisdictions are contrasted and compared along with an in depth review of the practice act in Connecticut.

Prerequisite: PS712.

1.5 lecture hours, 1.5 semester credits

BASIC SCIENCES BOTANICAL MEDICINE CLINICAL NUTRITION
CLINICAL SCIENCES HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE NATUROPATHIC OBSTETRICS
NATUROPATHIC PRACTICE/ORGAN SYSTEMS NATUROPATHIC PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE ORIENTAL MEDICINE
PHYSICAL MEDICINE PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH
CLINICAL EDUCATION