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Course 12: Herbal Therapeutics Part 2

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Herbal Courses

UNIT GUIDE  

Unit Title and Code : Herbal Therapeutics Part 2

Unit Duration : 20 hours in assignments and home study.

Core or Elective Unit: Core Unit

Mode of Delivery External studies delivered with a combination of texts, workbooks, written assignments and an online final written assessment

Unit Objectives The objectives of this unit is to provide a greater understanding into the use of herbal medicine in a therapeutic capacity.  It highlights specialised treatment plans and well as current research into recent herbal developments.

Course Content:

  • To critically evaluate cases and disease conditions
  • To have an understanding of therapeutic herbal treatments for the endocrine system
  • To have an understanding of therapeutic herbal treatments for the musculo-skeletal system
  • To have an understanding of therapeutic herbal treatments for the integumentary  system
  • To have an understanding of therapeutic herbal treatments for the reproductive  system
  • To have an understanding of therapeutic herbal treatments for the cardiovascular system
  • To have an understanding of therapeutic herbal treatments for the ear, nose and throat systems
  • To have an understanding of therapeutic herbal treatments for the lymphatic system

LEARNING OUTCOMES

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Learning Outcome 1

The art of case taking

  • The art of case taking and communicating with your client.
  • Factors that could interfere with case taking.
  • Discuss different diagnostic techniques
  • Highlight some TCM diagnostic principles

Learning Outcome 2

Therapeutic herbal treatments for the endocrine system

  • To have the knowledge to understand the endocrine system physiology and herbs used for that system
  • To have an understanding of herbal treatment strategies for all endocrine disorders
  • To have knowledge and understanding for a wide range of endocrine disease states such as hypoglycaemic, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, adrenal exhaustion, diabetes, thymus disorders and obesity

Learning Outcome 3

Therapeutic herbal treatments for the musculo-skeletal system

  • To have the knowledge to understand the musculo-skeletal system physiology and herbs used for that system
  • To have an understanding of herbal treatment strategies for all musculo-skeletal disorders
  • To have knowledge and understanding for a wide range of muscular skeletal disease states such as inflammation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains, bruises, fibromylalgia and osteoporosis.

Learning Outcome 4

Therapeutic herbal treatments for the integumentary  system

  • To have the knowledge to understand the integumentary system physiology and herbs used for that system
  • To have an understanding of herbal treatment strategies for all integumentary disorders
  • To have knowledge and understanding for a wide range of skin disease states such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, boils, scars, impetigo, herpes, dermatitis, etc

Learning Outcome 5

Therapeutic herbal treatments for the reproductive  system

  • To have the knowledge to understand the reproductive system physiology and herbs used for that system
  • To have an understanding of herbal treatment strategies for all reproductive disorders
  • To have knowledge and understanding for a wide range of reproductive disease states such as amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, miscarriage, infertility, PMT, menopause, impotence, prostratitis etc

Learning Outcome 6

Therapeutic herbal treatments for the cardiovascular system

  • To have the knowledge to understand the cardiovascular system physiology and herbs used for that system
  • To have an understanding of herbal treatment strategies for all cardiovascular disorders
  • To have knowledge and understanding for a wide range of disease states such as angina, stroke, hypercholesterolemia, hypotension, hypertension, intermittent claudication, phlebitis, atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis, varicose veins and varicose ulcers

Learning Outcome 7

Therapeutic herbal treatments for the ear, nose and throat systems

  • To have the knowledge to understand the ear, nose and throat physiology and herbs used for that system
  • To have an understanding of herbal treatment strategies for all ear, nose and throat disorders
  • To have knowledge and understanding for a wide range of ENT  disease states such as ear ache, pharangitis, laryngitis, glaucoma, tinnitus, nasal polyps, gromits, mouth ulcers and receding gums

Learning Outcome 8

Therapeutic herbal treatments for the lymphatic system

  • To have the knowledge to understand the lymphatic system physiology and herbs used for that system
  • To have an understanding of herbal treatment strategies for all lymphatic disorders
  • To have knowledge and understanding for a wide range of lymphatic disease states such as oedema, and lymphatic congestion

Lecture Plan:

Lecture

Lecture Content

Recommended Reading

1

Case taking

 

2

 Therapeutics of the endocrine system 

 

3

Therapeutics of the Musculo skeletal 

 

4

Therapeutics of the Integumentary System 

 
     

5

Therapeutics of the Reproductive System

 

6

Therapeutics of the Cardiovascular System 

 

7

Therapeutics of the Ear, Nose and throat  

 

8

Therapeutics of the Lymphatic System 

 


Set Texts :

Hoffman D.– The Holistic Herbal– Element Press

Mills S. & Bone K. – 2000- Principles and practice of Phytotherapy – Churchill Livingstone

Michael Murray and Joseph Pizzorno – 1988 – Encyclopaedia of natural medicine.

Resources and Texts

Relevant texts or journals, paper based material or DVD s.

Bone K. – A clinical guide to blending liquid herbs – Churchill Livingstone

Chevellier A. 2001 – Encyclopaedia of Medicinal Plants . Dorling Kindersley

Fisher C. & Painter G. – 1996 – Materia Medica of Western Herbs for the Southern Hemisphere

Hoffman D.– The Holistic Herbal– Element Press

Mills S. & Bone K. – 2000- Principles and practice of Phytotherapy – Churchill Livingstone

Michael Murray and Joseph Pizzorno – 1988 – Encyclopaedia of natural medicine.

Shippard I. 2003 – How can I use herbs in my daily life? David Stewart

Trattler R. 2001 – Better Health through Natural Healing, Hinkler Books

Adams J. & Tan E. Herbal Manufacturing, Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE Printers, 1999

Baily Covert. 2001 – Fit or fat? Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston

Bone, Kerry. Clinical Applications of Ayurvedic and Chinese Herbs

Clarke, Hulda – A Cure for All Diseases

Holford Patrick – Optimum nutrition for the mind

Phyllis A. Balch – 2002- Prescription for Herbal Healing. Penguin Putman Inc

Phyllis A. Balch – 2006- Prescription for Nutritional Healing Penguin Group Publishing

Metagenics seminars

Mosby , Herb drug/nutrient interactions

Mosbys Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary 6th Edition. Harcourt2002

Osiecki, H. 2001 The Physicians Handbook of Clinical Nutrition 2001 6th ed

A key to Galen’s Method of Physic” (Culpeper, 1990, 376

Weiss and Weiss, 1992, 35

Hoffman D. CD Rom The Herbalist. 2000

Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 99. CD Rom

S. Garland, The Complete Book of Herbs and Spices. 1979.

Sleeman, Jessie. Herb property list         

Trickey, R 2003 Women Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle

 

 

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