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Herbal Medicine For Professionals - Fall 2019

Monday, August 26, 2019, 8:00 AM

This is an online course. You can take this anywhere you have an internet connection. You do not have to be present in our area to take the course! *This course will release class materials each Monday morning and will follow with one live Q&A session each week in an interactive webinar.  Registration for this course will close on October 7th, 2019. The course begins on August 26th, 2019. ============================ This is an interactive 12-week online herbal medicine course. Classes are held via downloadable course materials and weekly live webinars. Students will have full access to recorded webinars, documents, videos and resources through the online classroom. In addition, there will be approximately 2 hours (or less) of assignments per week, a student forum, supplemental webinars and new class material uploaded each week. Students can work at their own pace, so long as the course material is completed by 30 days after the final exam date. Also included is full online access to the current self-directed online course which includes over 25 hours of video, audio, PDF and other resources.  All live classes are recorded for student download. Materials you must provide at the appropriate point in the course: Olive and/or Coconut oil (approximately 2 cups total), Raw Honey (approximately 1 cup), 80 – 100 proof Alcohol (approximately 2 cups), Mason or other canning jar, basic cooking equipment (stainless steel pans and/or crockpot, strainer, measuring cup, spoons, etc.) ======================== Classes Covered in this Course:Introduction to Herbology – Vitalistic and Mechanistic overviewHow to study plant medicineIntroduction to Clinical SkillsMaceration Tincture Making (fresh and dried), with one tincture made as a classIntroduction to Percolation Tincture MakingLymphatic and Immune System Physiology and HerbsGastrointestinal Physiology and HerbsMateria Medica (Online Herb Walks) – covers approximately 100 herbs throughout the course.Botany and WildcraftingIntroduction to Forest Gardening and growing medicinal herbsThe Business of Herbalism (how to legally protect yourself)Post-disaster and remote herbalismClinic and Apothecary setup and functionOne or Two long-term Student Case Studies and Herbs (Some examples of past case studies include: Hiatal Hernias, Gallstones, Chronic Digestive Issues, COPD, and Respiratory Infections)Upper and Lower Respiratory System Physiology and HerbsRespiratory Syrup Making, with one syrup made as a classHerbal First Aid – Poultices, plasters, capsules, primitive poultices, castor oil poulticesWound Healing Physiology and HerbsHerbs for Pain, NervinesSalve Making –Fresh & Dried, Ethyl vs. Pure Oil Salves, with one salve made as a classUpper and Lower Respiratory System Physiology and HerbsUpper and Lower Urinary Tract Physiology and HerbsWeekly Quizzes/AssignmentsGroup DiscussionsFinal Test (passing grade of 75% required) Total Online Hours – 48 hoursTotal Estimated homework assignments, discussions, quizzes and final test – 22 hours You will be responsible to finish the materials assigned each week. COURSE INFORMATION Dates: Begins August 26th, 2019.  There will be one live instructor session each week. Class materials will be released every Monday and the live class days will be Tuesday at 7pm central time.  Mid-Term Break: No materials will be released on October 21st, and there will not be a live class on October 22nd. Materials/class will resume the following week.  Review and Testing Week: Loosely scheduled for the last week of class. **students can access testing at any point during that week. The online classroom will remain open for a 30-Day Grace Period after the end of the course.  Materials Included: Approximately 20 packets of dried medicinal herbs that are used in the making of tinctures, salves and syrups as a class, cheesecloth. Location: This is an online class, you can participate anywhere with an internet connection. There is a 4-week grace period after the last class week,

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