A Distance Learning Course of 10 Lessons
The principles of naturopathy state that the body has the ability to heal itself by its vital force; disease is the resistance by this force to abnormal conditions in the body, disturbing the normal functioning of its organs and tissues and, naturopathy is a holistic treatment which approaches the client as a whole and not merely the symptoms of the complaint.
This course offers the student a comprehensive introduction to the subjects presented in the syllabus. The course is designed for continuous assessment and tutor feedback will help to keep you motivated throughout the course.
- Herbal medicine
- Dietary therapy
- Holistic massage
- Exercise & relaxation
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**
* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.
** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support
- The course fee includes the NCFE registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
- Analyse Naturopathy, its philosophy, principles and methods of treatment
- Summarise a broader application of natural living and recognition of naturopathy
- Examine the anatomy and physiology of the human body
- Discuss your perception of an organ
- Identify 6 systems of the body
- Summarise how many kidneys are found in the body
- Evaluate the nervous system in detail and explain how it functions
- Examine the functions of the nervous system
- Summarise the following:
- Discuss the following systems:
Autonomic nervous system
Sympathetic nervous system
Parasympathetic nervous system
- Analyse the mechanism which facilitates the breathing process and consider some of the disorders that can arise
- Examine the lungs, bronchial tree and expansion process and describe their functions
- Describe the signs and symptoms of chronic bronchitis
- Discuss bronchiectasis showing how it is identified
- Introduce and discuss the Digestive System showing organs involved in the digestive process
- Discuss fasting and the benefits it offers
- Identify which parts of the body make up the digestive system
- Evaluate the procedure involved in breaking a fast
- Examine Dietary Therapy and the rules regarding diet that must be observed
- Explain the necessity of supplementing additional vitamins and minerals in a natural diet
- Discuss the following statements:
Why flesh eating is unnecessary and can be dangerous to health
Effects that cholesterol have on the human system
- Discuss the different aspects of Hydrotherapy giving the benefits of this procedure
- Summarise your understanding of:
- List the unwanted properties in tap-water
- Define the purpose of the following baths and methods of procedure:
Sea salt and baking powder
Apple and cider vinegar
- Evaluate aromatherapy, methods of treatment and its connection to holistic massage
- Examine the origins of essential oils
- List and define principle methods of treatment by aromatherapy
- Summarise your interpretation of holistic massage
- Introduce and explain the difference between homeopathy and herbalism
- Examine why homoeopathic treatments are so beneficial to acute dis-ease states
- Describe the procedures and choice of herbs you would use for the following:
- Describe the Kallawayas, their influence on today's herbalists and identify medicinal plants commonly used by them
- Summarise therapeutic properties and indications for:
Cola de Caballo
Una de Gato