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Comparative Materia Medica: homeopathic prescriptions

Have you wondered how homeopaths select remedies for a client’s specific needs? For homeopathic practitioners, Comparative Materia Medica is an important tool. In this CPE/CPD course, you will learn about homeopathy’s classification system. Study and compare various homeopathic remedies using traditional, scientific, and biochemic perspectives, and learn how to prescribe medicines for simple cases.

  • 35+ hours of content
  • 18 months of access to material
  • 100% delivered online
  • 0 prerequisites

What you'll take away from this course

Knowledge of taxonomical classification
How to compare homeopathic remedies
An understanding of therapeutic prescribing
Skills to apply organ-specific medicines (simple cases)
Up to 35 CPE/CPD points

Add homeopathic knowledge and prescribing skills to your toolkit. Understand the taxonomical groupings relevant to homeopathy and how practitioners use Comparative Materia Medica to select the most appropriate remedy and tailor it to a client’s needs. Compare the characteristics, properties and uses of homeopathic medicines from different perspectives. Then learn how to apply organ-specific medicines to simple cases.

Continuing education

Completing this course can contribute to your continuing professional development with the below organisation(s).

Topics covered

  • Foundations of homeopathy
    • Learn the basic principles and methodologies of homeopathy including the principle of similars, susceptibility and sensitivity, and vitalism.
  • Taxonomical classification
    • Identify the major taxonomical groupings relevant to homeopathic materia medica.
  • Therapeutic prescribing
    • Identify the relationship between homeopathic indications and the biochemical actions of a substance in crude/raw doses to determine diagnosis and relevant remedy.
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory systems
    • Explore how homeopathic therapeutic prescribing can also be used to boost cardiovascular and respiratory system operation and function.
  • Integumentary and digestive systems
    • Explore traditional and scientific key indications of some of the commonly used medicines for the integumentary and digestive systems.
  • Reproduction and sexual health
    • Discover the many remedies within the materia medica that are recommended for patients who present with complaints in these areas.
  • Final submission
    • Practice taking your own case, using the homeopathic method.

Whether you are upskilling, cross-skilling, re-skilling or simply curious about homeopathic materia medica, this advanced course will equip you with the knowledge to expand your career and study possibilities.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to explore homeopathic remedies, their uses and health benefits.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. You will complete project work and comprehensive assessments to gain CPE points.

Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course to record your progress. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.

This CPE/CPD is academically rigorous. It is designed and supported by leading experts in the field and academics who understand the needs of busy professionals. You will receive direct feedback from them on your individual course assessments.

Each course draws on content from Endeavour College of Natural Health’s degrees and is backed by its higher education credentials.

Continuing Professional Education

By successfully completing the assessment tasks in this course, you will gain up to 35 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) points. You can use CPE points towards your membership of professional bodies and to show you’re actively investing in life-long learning.

Credly Badge

Completing this course rewards you with the following credly badge, which you can share on your socials!

Awardees have built knowledge of taxonomical classification and how to compare homeopathic remedies. They have gained an understanding of therapeutic prescribing, developed skills to apply organ-specific medicines to simple cases. They also have learnt how to evaluate a remedy’s benefits.

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