Today's health care system is evolving in its approach to the health and care of a culturally and ethnically diverse client population. In the United States, the aging population, an increasing public awareness of major risk factors contributing to chronic illness, and the public's growing desire for alternative health care options are just a few of the factors behind the expanding interest in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
24.00 Contact Hours
Participants: This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, dieticians, educators, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, physician's assistants, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, and adult children of aging parents.
The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Certificate consists of a total of 11 courses:
- Cultural Competence in Health Care
- Yoga: An Integrative Practice for Life
- Animal-Assisted Therapy
- Aromatherapy: The Healing Power of Scent
- Modern Nutritional Issues
- Herbs and Herbalism
- Happiness and Health: Thriving in Stressful Times
- The Chakra System
- Naturopathy: A Natural System of Healing
- Probiotics: Miracles or Myths?
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, and Firefox or Internet Explorer web browser. Certificate program must be completed within six weeks of the start date.
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 pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80 or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the six week duration of the program at no additional charge.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-3355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.