Gain knowledge about the use of healing energy medicine techniques in health care. Start out by examining the science behind the energy medicine field and explore the Indian healing tradition regarding the energy centers in the body (chakras). With this knowledge you will discover new healing practices that that center on treating the biofield. You will also learn how music, sound, and meditation can benefit the mind and the body to promote self-awareness. Discover the various forms of gentle hand techniques, such as Therapeutic Touch®, Healing Touch, Reiki, reflexology, and craniosacral therapy. Finally, you will learn about traditional Chinese practices, such as qigong, which is a system of self-healing that focuses on posture, movement, breathing techniques, acupuncture, and meditation. By the end of this course, you will be well on your way to utilizing energy medicine to help your patients.
- Identify the theories and clinical efficacy of acupuncture.
- Understand the scientific evidence behind the biofield as well as the variety of healing practices that focus on it.
- Become familiar with Indian healing traditions as well as the traditional Chinese practice of qigong.
- Learn the mind-body benefits of music, sound, and meditation to promote present-moment awareness.
- Understand the usage of Therapeutic Touch®, Healing Touch, Reiki, reflexology, and craniosacral therapy.
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Upon registration, you will need to create a login for your online classroom. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button (this site does not accept payments - you will not be charged here). Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must make an 80 or higher on the final exam (online) to successfully complete the course. You may only take the exam once.
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