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Faculty of Natural Health Science

 

Faculty of Natural Health Science

 

 

Naturopathy via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Naturopathy Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Naturopathy Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Naturopathy Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Naturopathy Online via distance learning

 

Natural medicine believes that healing will prevail when the conditions for health exist. When traditional water therapies, herbs, physical medicine, and nutrition are properly utilized, the body's self-healing is facilitated. This program covers the mental, emotional, and spiritual connections to various disease states and how they are overcome. In addition to learning how to use various natural medicines, students will gain an important perspective of the vital force and its role in the healing process, when used in conjunction with natural health science principles.

 

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

 

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).

 

Human Anatomy & Physiology
Immunology
Physical Therapy
Human Pathology
Orthomolecular Nutrition
Therapeutic Physiology
Natural Medicine
Herbology / Phytotherapy
Health Practice Management
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Clinical Naturopathy
Nutrition Therapy

 

 

Naturopathy via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Naturopathy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online via distance learning : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Naturopathy via distance learning = 36 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Naturopathy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online via distance learning : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Naturopathy via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Natural Health Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Naturopathy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online via distance learning : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Naturopathy via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Naturopathy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Naturopathy via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this 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 into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Naturopathy Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Naturopathy via distance learning

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).
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Human Anatomy & Physiology
This course describes the organization and function of the human body. It explores the microscopic structure of its constituent, their interrelationships, and their integration within the body as a whole.
Academic Supervisor : Alfredo Fernandez Blanco

Immunology
This course describes the immune system, its structure, components, mechanisms, immunological methods, immune response, and inflammation. Special emphasis is given to clinical immunology namely hypersensitivity, atopy, auto-immunity, and immunodeficiency disorders.
Academic Supervisor : Daniel Scott Janik

Physical Therapy
This course comprehensively explores the use of physical therapy for treating body injuries, weaknesses, and defects. It stresses on various techniques such as massage, exercise and gymnastics in addition to the use of light, heat, cold water, and mechanical devices. It highlights the physiological benefits of exercise in correcting structural imbalances and the value of stretching, deep breathing, yoga, aerobic, and non-aerobic activities for maintaining optimum health.
Academic Supervisor : Stefan Batran

Human Pathology
This course of pathological processes in the human body focuses on the basic mechanisms and concepts of tissue reaction to injury, degenerative cellular changes, cellular response to the inflammatory reaction, and concepts of immunology. Additionally, pathologic responses of specific body systems to infections and degenerative diseases are stressed.
Academic Supervisor : Daniel Scott Janik

Orthomolecular Nutrition
This course analyzes disease etiology (causation) from cell and tissue nutrition-based perspective. It overviews the organic deficiencies and malnutrition caused by a typical modern diet that imbalances our biochemistry. It explains how to recognize these deficiency signs and symptoms and identify good nutritional sources and available forms of dietary supplements for good health.
Academic Supervisor : Leonie van Heerden

Therapeutic Physiology
This course explains the mechanisms of action and interaction of the physiological body systems with pathological and clinical considerations. It presents a system and not a regional approach that facilitates the therapist focus on the relationship between structures and function.
Academic Supervisor : Stefan Batran

Natural Medicine
Nature acts powerfully through the healing mechanisms in the body and mind to maintain and restore health. This course explains the utilization of naturopathic methods and natural medicinal substances which work in harmony with the human system in order to facilitate long-lasting health and recovery. It explains the vital force and its role in the healing process when used in conjunction with naturopathic principles.
Academic Supervisor : Daniel Scott Janik

Herbology / Phytotherapy
Nature uses herbs to trigger the healing mechanisms that restore health to the body and mind. This course discusses herbal prescriptions and provides an analysis of their properties, functions, mixing, preparation, dosage administration, and contraindications. It describes how herbs are utilized to prepare medicinal substances that work in harmony with the human system and facilitate health and recovery.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

Health Practice Management
This course describes the skills needed to build a successful health sciences practice. It explores all the personal, professional, and ethical aspects of daily practice to ensure a smooth transition to a professional health practitioner. It also addresses the relationship between patient counseling and treatment.
Academic Supervisor : Daniel Scott Janik

Pharmacology & Toxicology
This course helps to recognize major drug classifications and their most common applications; the rationale for pharmacological intervention using selected drugs; the use of drug information sources and patient-prescriber interaction; and the principles of toxicological adverse effects, drug interaction, and drug abuse.
Academic Supervisor : Daniel Scott Janik

Clinical Naturopathy
This course identifies the pathology and etiology of certain diseases and their associated symptoms. It overviews the physiological function and imbalances of the human system and shows various holistic health modalities, nature cures, and corresponding methods of treatment.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

Nutrition Therapy
This course presents the nutritional intervention strategies, counseling skills, and the diet modifications that pertain to disease prevention and treatment of common diseases and disorders. It explains the normal nutrition needs of individuals at various age levels, the assessment of nutritional status, the nutritional values of foods, and the appropriate dietary modifications to achieve the healing and clinical effect required by an effective nutrition therapy.
Academic Supervisor : Leonie van Heerden

 

Admission - Naturopathy Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

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 distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Naturopathy Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

AADP - American Association of Drugless Practitioners

AAIM - American Association of Integrative Medicine

AAMA - American Alternative Medical Association

AANP - American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

ABCMT - American Board of Clinical Metal Toxicology

ABMB - Associação Brasileira de Medicina Biomolecular

ABPM - The American Board of Preventive Medicine

ABRANA - Associação Brasileira de Naturologia

AHHA - American Holistic Health Association

AIM - Association for Integrative Medicine

AIMA - The Australasian Integrative Medicine Association

AMESSI - Alternatives Médecines Évolutives Santé et Sciences Innovantes

AMF - Alternative Medicine Foundation

ANM - Association of Natural Medicines

ANMA - American Naturopathic Medical Association

ANMP - Association of Natural Medicine Pharmacists

ANPA - Australian Naturopathic Practitioners Association

ANT - Associação Nacional dos Terapeutas

APENB - Asociación Profesional Española de Naturopatía y Bioterapia

APNT - Association of Physical and Natural Therapists

APTHI - Associação Portuguesa de Terapeutas Holisticos Integrativos

APTN - COFENAT - Asociación de Profesionales y Autónomos de las Terapias Naturales

ASAT - American Society of Alternative Therapists

BCMA - The British Complementary Medicine Association

BSIM - British Society for Integrated Medicine

CAN - Colegio de Acupuntores y Naturopatas

CFCPMT - Conselho Federativo dos Colegios dos Profissionais da Medicina Tradicional

CMA - Complementary Medicine Association

CNHC - Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council

CNHC - Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

CNHP - The National Association of Certified Natural Health Professionals

CPT - Consejo Profesional de Terapeutas

CPT - Council of Professional Therapists

FEMALT - Fundación Europea de Medicinas Alternativas

FENACO - Organización Colegial Naturopática

FENAHMAN - Fédération Française des Ecoles de Naturopathie

FENATE - Federação Nacional dos Terapeutas

FHT - Federation of Holistic Therapists

HeSCA - Health Sciences Communications Association

IAHE - The International Alliance of Healthcare Educators

IAHP - International Association of Healthcare Practitioners

IANHP - International Association of Natural Health Practitioners

IBCMT - International Board of Clinical Metal Toxicology

IPTI - Independent Professional Therapists International

ISCMR - International Society for Complementary Medicine Research

NACAMS - National Association of Complementary and Alternative Medicines

NAHP - The National Association for Health Professionals

NCCAM - National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

NHA - National Health Association (USA)

NNHSA - Nutrition and Natural Health Science Association

OMNES - Organisation des Médecines Naturelles et d'Education de Santé

SINTE - Sindicato dos Terapeutas Brasil

TENACAT - Federación de Asociaciones de Profesionales de Terapias Naturales

THENHF - The National Health Federation (UK)

UEN - Union Européenne de Naturopathie

 

 

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