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Naturopathic Philosophy Principles and Practice: healthcare delivery

Naturopathy is based on a belief in the body’s innate ability to heal. But how do naturopaths encourage the healing process? In this CPE/CPD course, understand philosophies in healthcare and the use of reasoning in a clinical setting. Explore the role of the practitioner and the six principles that guide naturopathic care.

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

What you'll take away from this course

An understanding of healthcare philosophies
How to use reasoning within healthcare
Insight into the role of naturopathy
Awareness of naturopathic theory and practice
Up to 35 CPE/CPD points

In this course, understand how philosophies inform healthcare, particularly naturopathy. Explore how reasoning is used in a clinical setting and in naturopathic medicine. Learn about the naturopathic framework of health and disease as a dynamic process. Study how to apply the six principles of naturopathy that guide case management. Finally, understand the role of naturopathic medicine within contemporary healthcare.

Continuing education

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

Topics covered

  • Naturopathic philosophy and principles
    • Define the philosophy and principles that govern the practice of naturopathy, including the historical development of those ideas.
  • Scope of practice
    • Identify the scope of practice of naturopaths in consideration of current Australian legislation.
  • Naturopathic case management
    • Explore the application of the Naturopathic principles and philosophies to case management.
  • Naturopathic treatment
    • Explore the process of creating treatment plans.
  • Naturopathy in contemporary health care
    • Discuss the role of naturopathy in contemporary health care, and its dynamic state of development.
  • Final submission
    • Develop a presentation defining naturopathy and what a naturopath’s approach to case management is.

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

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts, and interactive quizzes, to understand how to apply naturopathic philosophy in practice.

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/CPD 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 course 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 formed an understanding of healthcare philosophies and learnt how to use reasoning within healthcare. They have gained insight into the role of naturopathy and an awareness of naturopathic theory and practice. Awardees has also learnt how to apply case management principles.

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