Short Course Collections, Certifications, and Specialty Designations For the Natural Health Professional

Family Herbalist

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Botanical Medicine is used in every culture in the world.  More than 80% of the worlds’ population utilize herbs to support their health and wellness.  In this Certification course we train you on the comprehension and application of herbal medicine in all aspects of your life.

From our own backyard to the greenhouse, we literally walk you thru finding these herbal treasures on our video based herb walk.  We then take you to our kitchen to involve you in our hands on “how to” training as we prepare herbal remedies.

Those from beginner to advanced will glean knowledge as we discuss the primary uses of botanicals within all age groups…babies to seniors.

Professionals working in the complementary alternative medicine (CAM) field will be able to deepen their knowledge and understanding of botanical medicine.

(10 credit hours)

Recognize, understand and use terms associated with the organization of the body, positional and directional vocabulary, planes of the body, and related anatomy and physiology. Further recognize the interrelationship of body systems and their homeostasis requirements. The Human Biological Systems are a foundational “must know” to obtain successful results.

The second section trains on the Symptoms of Visceral dis-ease. Visceral: Referring to the viscera, the internal organs of the body, specifically those within the chest (as the heart or lungs) or abdomen (as the liver, pancreas or intestines). In a figurative sense, something “visceral” is felt “deep down.” It is a “gut feeling.”

(40+ credit hours)

This is a power packed course trained by Ashley Uchtman an Institute of Integrative Nutrition graduate and our Founder Angie Ates.  You will discern the nutrients and HOW they fuel the body.  By pulling this knowledge all together you will be able to create Bio- Individual programs for yourself and others.

Just a snapshot of what is covered in this over 7 hours of video training: (and over 170 pages of support documents)

Amino Acids –Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. There are 20 kinds of amino acids; these have been found to have various biological and chemical functions.

  • Origins of Amino Acid Fermentation:Amino-Acid-Producing Bacteria Screening and Strain Breeding
  • What is the Amino Acid Fermentation Process?
  • Safety of Amino Acids
  • Functions and Uses of Amino Acids

Over 30 eating strategies – This information will be the cornerstone of your nutritional plans as you guide yourself and others to optimal wellness.

Delivery Systems of Nutrients – What different “delivery” options pose as beneficial or not so much.  These sections on liposomal, sucrosomal and more delivery systems will aid you in finding the “right” supplement for yourself and others.

Chemist of Man- Body & Chemical Nutrients– the fundamental understanding of the interaction of micro and macro nutrients in an isolated or companion delivery method.

Collagen  Peptide Therapy– Collagen peptides are highly bioavailable. They act as building blocks, renewing bodily tissues, such as skin, bones and joints. Discover the proper application and when therapeutic amounts are beneficial.

Water Quality– Water quality refers to the chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water. Learn what waters are really “wet” and which ones are “toxic” to the body.

Air Quality– Discover the 6 levels of air quality and what you can do to protect yourself and others.

(1 credit hour)

6 levels of Health Your current level of health is a perfect reflection of how your body, mind and spirit is responding to the environment and lifestyle you have created for yourself.  Determine how these levels can be adjusted and transformed to support the well being of everyone.

(3 credit hours)

Our Family Nurse Practitioner Debbie Evans brings her clinical integrative experience to train on drug categories.  She shares the use of prescriptions and impact on the body systems and the Nutrient deficiencies that may occur with their use.  

(3 credit hours) 

This  module is about Top disease names discussed from an integrated medical model.  Debbie Evans – FNP-BC teaches the disease conditions and processes alongside conventional etiology theories.

(3 credit hours)

Homotoxicology, developed by the German doctor Hans-Heinrich Reckeweg, is the scientific concept behind anti-homotoxic medicine.   Understanding this concept will aid you in creating a Bio-Individual program for your client and yourself. What you will learn: The basic principles of Homotoxicology The origin and history of the 6 phase table The dynamic of a disease in the 6 phase table The principle of disease evolution

(3 credit hours)

What will you learn:

  • Scientific evidence based abstract based on the Effects of hydrotherapy on various systems of the body.
  • Homemade Oxygen bath recipes for you to create your own spa treatments
  • Therapies using compresses and fomentations and kitchen spices
  • Herbal baths and their therapeutic uses for multiple imbalances
  • How to utilize steam, ice and hot / cold therapy to benefit the client.

(8 credit hours)

What will you learn:

  • To classify the 7 emotional groups alongside their support remedy when creating a wellness plan.
  • Clinical use questionnaire to involve the client in their first step of emotional healing
  • How to make your own flower remedy
  • At a glance body mapping with flower remedies
  • Symptoms and their remedy solutions…teeth grinding…lower back pain and more

(5 credit hours)

What will you learn:

  • History of herbs as botanical medicine
  • Remedy approaches by body systems
  • Physiological herbal actions
  • Classification of medicinal plants
  • Relate types of herbs to the system they most affect
  • Nutritional Herbology- using Kitchen spices

(5 credit hours)

What will you learn:

  • Clinical uses -How Herbology fits within your practice
  • Join our video based Herb walk where we show you in the wild what herbs are growing around us
  • How to use the different applications of herbs and WHY some are better than others
  • Create herbal blends and products, from ointments to fomentations with our hands on approach as you join us in the kitchen
  • Create and use herbal remedies for women, babies, and children, including natural remedies for common problems such as colic and diaper rash

(8 credit hours)

A useful course concerning the art of muscle testing for dietary and nutritional needs.

Content: Muscle testing for optimal wellness, procedures before starting the muscle test assessment, how to muscle test, anatomical testing points, things to know, testing kits and supplements, complementary assessment and therapy tools.

What will you learn:

  • The biblical connection with MRT
  • 10 life applications for MRT
  • Science based theory of MRT / Kinesiology
  • 6 kinds of MRT and when to use them
  • The history of the Pendulum and Dowsing
  • How to use a pendulum and dowsing methods
  • Test points on the body and how to integrate into your practice or at home
  • 3 techniques to support a person balanced Polarity
  • 5 stages of a Nutrient Deficiency and why that matters
  • What can interfere with MRT/Kinesiology
  • What is the Question to state…not ask.

(3 credit hours)

What will you learn:

  • This course contains valuable emergency health care information from Heart Attack, Asthma and Seizure “jumper cable” methods of support
  • How to customize your own Natural First Aid Kit.
  • Medicinal Food Applications for first aid care
  • Kitchen spices that work in acute care situations
  • Table salt for poison ivy…and so much more

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