Course Outline

Your education will include:

An introduction to the key principles of Homeopathy:

  • A brief history of the development of homeopathy
    The Organon of Medicine
  • The basic principles and philosophy of homeopathy (Similia Similibus Curentur, Minimum/Optimum dose, Single remedy, Potentisation, Miasms)
  • Understanding the vital force and the concept of healing (chronic and acute disease, the direction of cure, susceptibility)
  • An introduction to the tools of homeopathy – including the repertory and materia medicas

The foundations of Homeopathy Practice:

  • Case-taking skills – Learning what is needed from your client and so how to take a case
  • Case Analysis - distinguishing what needs to be treated
  • When and how to use the repertory
  • Using materia medicas – how to study a remedy
  • Sources of remedies
  • Other remedy information sources
  • Provings
  • Herbal tinctures/homeobotanicals/flower essences etc. 

Clinical Application of Homeopathy:

  • Case management
  • Clinical observation
  • Case recording
  • Clinical reasoning (choosing remedies and treatment planning – first and subsequent prescriptions)
  • Practical application of homeopathic methodologies
  • Ethical and legal considerations in practice
  • Integration of homeopathy with other natural therapies/orthodox medicine
  • Preparation of homeopathic remedies (homeopathic pharmacy)
  • Dispensing homeopathic remedies
  • Prognosis

Business management:

  • Setting up a homeopathic practice
  • Patient management and communication
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Setting fees

Self-care in homeopathic practice:

  • Supervision

Research in homeopathy:

  • High level evidence that supports the efficacy of homeopathy