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Anti-Aging Therapy

BIRCHAM INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Natural Health Science



Faculty of Natural Health Science

 

MODULE: Anti-Aging Therapy

Program delivered by distance learning higher education up to a maximum of 42 credits. This module may be combined or completed with other online university courses from this faculty.

 

DESCRIPTION: Anti-Aging Therapy

This program deals with the tools to slow or even stop aging and maintaining a younger appearance. Perceptions about aging are changing. Today, people are living longer, happier, and healthier lives. Medical technology and care has increased lifespan by years and sometimes even decades. A growing number of individuals are taking an active part in following antiaging techniques and maintaining lifestyles that keep our bodies in prime physical condition, increases the capacity and function of our brains, and benefits our emotional stability and wellbeing. Attitude also plays a huge part in how each of us ages.

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 Academic Credits):

1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Physical Activity & Wellness
Principles of Yoga
Holistic Nutrition
Ayurveda - Science of Life
Natural Beauty
Therapeutic Exercise
The Search for Meaning
Colon Therapy
Vitamins & Minerals
Nutrition in Aging
Emotional Intelligence
Anti-Aging Therapy
Wellness & Health
Spiritual Wellness

 

Academic Supervisor: Ruben Von Stopeck
More information about this supervisor and instructors at Bircham University Human Network.

 

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DEGREE PROGRAMS: Anti-Aging Therapy

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. (Doctor) Programs. This distance learning degree program is designed at the postgraduate level – Master’s or Doctoral. This module may be easily adapted to complete the Specialist, Expert or Bachelor’s adult degree program requirements. A further option is the enrollment into the online university courses listed in this module.

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma in Anti-Aging Therapy (21 Academic Credits)
Select 5 courses for the Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of 14 courses from this specialization module in Anti-Aging Therapy.

 

Bachelor's Degree (B.A., B.S., B.B.A.) in Anti-Aging Therapy (130 Academic Credits)
42 credits for 14 Specialization Courses in Anti-Aging Therapy.
+ 60 credits in General Education may be transferred from previous education and experience.
+ 28 credits or 9 additional courses that may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Natural Health Science from Bircham International University. This selection must to be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree (M.B.A., M.S., M.A.) in Anti-Aging Therapy (35 to 50 Academic Credits)
42 credits for 14 Specialization Courses in Anti-Aging Therapy.
+ 13 credits that correspond to research methodology and the Final Project.

 

Doctorate (Doctor Ph.D. Degree) in Anti-Aging Therapy (45 to 70 Academic Credits)
42 credits for 14 Specialization Courses in Anti-Aging Therapy.
+ 18 credits that correspond to research methodology and the Thesis.

 

 

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

This program is delivered by traditional correspondence instruction. Bircham International University will send to your address the physical program suggested textbooks. You will be requested to write 20 to 35 pages reports about these books. You submit these reports by email or mail. The reports are the course exams. Bircham International University will evaluate your required written work. If passed, you will earn the degree from Bircham International University. Read BIU Study Guide for more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring and evaluation.

 

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ADMISSION PROCESS:

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

Students enrolling into this program should be aware that:

1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of the program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment in the program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this program of study.
5. Language: Book and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in the course.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each degree program.
 

 

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SUBJECT COURSES: Anti-Aging Therapy

Each subject accounts for 3 credits.

 

Each of the following subjetcs may be studied as a continuing education course.

 

Physical Activity & Wellness

This course explores the influence of physical activity as an essential stimulus for the development of the social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and biological principles of health. It explains how to design a healthy active program that promotes fitness, proper nutrition, and wellness.

Instructor: Stefan Batran

 

Principles of Yoga

This course introduces the art and science of yoga. It explores its history and philosophy, current issues and trends, and the health benefits of yoga. It examines the cultural aspects of yoga, and its relevancy to modern day life and health.

Instructor: Santiago Fernandez Gallardo

 

Holistic Nutrition

This course explores the role of nutrition for a healthy mind, body and spirit, the role of diet in disease prevention and wellness, the interdependence between eating choices and environmental sustainability, and the principles and practical uses of various alternative nutritional approaches. It also explains how to differentiate whole food supplements versus synthetic supplements.

Instructor: Leonie van Heerden

 

Ayurveda - Science of Life

This course studies the role of philosophy in Ayurveda and how to distinguish different aspects of consciousness, health and wellness from an Ayurvedic perspective. It explains the different constitutional types, basic physiological functions, the role of ayurvedic nutrition in health and how to apply the concept of Agni in the context of digestion and metabolism for health maintenance. The history of Ayurveda is viewed in relation to the Vedas and its philosophy (Vedanta). This course shows how to promote healing and rejuvenation.

Instructor: Ruben Von Stopeck

 

Natural Beauty

This course presents both ancient and modern secrets for beauty care using natural products. The aim is to elevate our understanding of beauty and cosmetics, to learn how to look and feel beautiful, and without spending a fortune.

Instructor: Ruben Von Stopeck

 

Therapeutic Exercise

This course reviews exercise as a preventive and therapeutic tool. It shows the physiological benefits of exercise in the correction of postural and structural body imbalances, the value of stretching, deep breathing, yoga, aerobic and non-aerobic activities. It also explains how to alleviate structural and physiological imbalances as well as maintaining optimum health.

Instructor: Stefan Batran

 

The Search for Meaning

This course will focus on the relationship between problems and the meaning each individual sees in life. Distinctions are made between philosophy and spirituality. It deals with the stages of psychological and spiritual development for the individual and the methods for evoking meaning and purpose in life.

Instructor: Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

 

Colon Therapy

This course presents the significance of colon hygiene in health recovery and organic aspects such as absorption and assimilation of nutrients, cleansing procedures and detoxification, colon hydrotherapy, parasites and other related pathological disorders. It details the therapeutic programs designed to enhance or alleviate these situations.

Instructor: Leonie van Heerden

 

Vitamins & Minerals

This course examines biologically essential minerals and vitamins and their absorption, transport, function, storage, excretion, imbalance, deficiency and toxicity. It considers the dietary sources and role of minerals and vitamins in health, and the role of modern food technology on the availability of these nutrients in our food supply.

Instructor: Stefan Batran

 

Nutrition in Aging

This course examines the interactions of nourishment with behavior, growth, and development of human populations and individuals, from infancy through the middle and later years. It considers the physiological, psychological, social, cultural, and economic factors affecting nutrition in aging, and the evaluation problems and strategies for health interventions.

Instructor: Leonie van Heerden

 

Emotional Intelligence

This course delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart. It explains why empathy, self-awareness, and self- discipline is essential to success and positive human interaction. It provides an effective tool that can make our schedules, behaviors, and relationships more manageable.

Instructor: Sarel Francois Ackermann

 

Anti-Aging Therapy

This course shows the medical advancements, preventative care, and information about antiaging techniques that add years to our personal life expectancy. It explains the benefits of exercise, the importance of maintaining and increasing brain activity and the vital needs of the body for water, vitamins and minerals. It explores ancient antiaging remedies, the importance of hormones, antioxidants, and the truth about many cosmetic ingredients.

Instructor: Ruben Von Stopeck

 

Wellness & Health

This course focuses on a holistic approach to wellness and health management. It shows how to assess our current wellness status and how to make improvements where necessary. Topics include physical activity, nutrition, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, sexuality, and spiritual wellness.

Instructor: Richard Kaplan

 

Spiritual Wellness

This course analyses the distinctions between religion, theology and spirituality. It considers the stages of spiritual development for the individual and the relationship between spirituality and health from the perspective of the world religions. It evaluates the effectiveness of spiritual practices for wellness and the ways to address issues of spirituality in the lives of people.

Instructor: Richard Kaplan

 

 

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Accredited (Non USA CHEA). International legalization available.

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