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Best 10 Diplomas in Complimentary Medicine 2019

Diploma programs usually surround specific areas of study. Using comprehensive curriculums typically taught over a period of two years or fewer, they prepare students for an array of employment settings through classroom work and hands-on experience.

What is a diploma in complementary medicine? This program aims to teach students how to improve well-being and life quality through nonmainstream treatments. Often used in combination with conventional treatment, this practice is generally separated into mind and body practices and natural products. Examples include yoga, tai chi, herbal medicine, meditation, aromatherapy, visualization, acupuncture, massage and osteopathic as well as chiropractic manipulation. Specializations may focus on health and wellbeing, Asian medicine, acupuncture, massage therapy, rehabilitation science, physiotherapy, physical therapy and dietary supplements. Courses commonly incorporate healing philosophies and biomedical sciences with diagnostic principles, therapeutic techniques and foundational ideologies.

Program participants characteristically learn adept communication, decision-making and analysis abilities. Their particular skill sets enable them to accurately assess varied situations, come to educated conclusions and effectively convey their findings, proficiencies that are helpful both professionally and personally.

To fully understand program tuition and fees, individuals should research and analyze each prospective school. Diplomas can take anywhere from 45 hours or fewer to four years or more to complete, and costs can vary according to duration and institution location. Inquiring about financial assistance and scholarships is also a good idea.

Graduates may work in healing centers, hospitals, clinics or in their own private practices. They often enter into careers as community wellbeing officers, recovery or social care workers, mental health care workers or counselors. They may secure positions as podiatrists, physiotherapists, acupuncturists, prosthetists, exercise scientists, massage therapists, dieticians or nurses.

Part-time, full-time and flexible web-based distance learning options are available at institutions around the globe. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The International College of Healing Arts - Colegio Internacional de las Artes de la Sanidad

The extent and depth of the topics in this diploma is suitable for estudiante.El content starts scanning orthopedics trying to move to establish the principles of trauma ... [+]

The extent and depth of the topics in this diploma is suitable for estudiante.El content starts scanning orthopedics trying to move to establish the principles of trauma in general, the, systemic, musculoskeletal conditions with special attention to rheumatism spine and its dysfunctions.

Continues with diseases of the upper and lower extremities. The organization of the content is correct for an assimilation of matter. No other program on the market that meets many knowledge relevant in relation to the musculoskeletal system. It sets out the issues in a simple and schematic form. The content is comprehensive, rigorous and didactic.

Dirigido a: General practitioners, alternative medicine Doctors, Nurses, Licensed Physical Education, sports coaches, fitness or rehabilitation, massage, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.... [-]

USA Conroe
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
Campus
CSM Academy International

This diploma aims to equip you with an understanding of systems of a human body, the origins of and benefits of Holistic Massage and other complementary therapies, perfor ... [+]

This diploma aims to equip you with an understanding of systems of a human body, the origins of and benefits of Holistic Massage and other complementary therapies, performing a full body massage within industry time limit and marketing strategies.

It also aims to teach you how to groom yourself as a professional therapist, maintain workplace health and safety and exhibit your professionalism in your conduct and image as a therapist.

About the International Therapy Examination Council

ITEC is a leading international specialist examination board, providing quality qualifications in Beauty & Spa Therapy, Hairdressing, Complementary Therapies, Sports & Fitness Training, and Customer Service.... [-]

Singapore
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Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 months
Campus
Canadian College Of Massage & Hydrotherapy

Our renowned MT program is delivered in 21 months. This option provides students enrolled in this program with a “summer break” between year one and year two. This allows ... [+]

The Best Choice in Registered Massage Therapy Education and Training

Our renowned MT program is delivered in 21 months. This option provides students enrolled in this program with a “summer break” between year one and year two. This allows little extra time that could be used to refresh and integrate knowledge and skills learned to date.

Semester Overview

Semester 1

At the start of our 2218-hour competency-based program, students are introduced to musculoskeletal anatomy, including palpation and kinesiology, which forms the core expertise base for massage therapists. In addition, students begin their journey of learning the massage and assessment skills required to start clinical practice. Finally, the subjects of ethics, professionalism, and communication within the therapeutic relationship, support them in understanding and fulfilling their role as a healthcare professional.... [-]

Canada Toronto New Westminster Victoria Cambridge Halifax Regional Municipality  + 2 More
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Full-time
21 months
Campus
Capstone College

The Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and work habits required for entry-level employment as a P ... [+]

Program Description

The Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and work habits required for entry-level employment as a Physical Therapy Aide or Clinical Chiropractic Assistants. The program prepares students to efficiently perform the clinical and administrative tasks of assisting a Registered Physical Therapist, Chiropractors, and other Physical Rehabilitation professionals in a variety of settings.

Occupational Objectives

Graduates of the Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program will be able to perform the following duties under a licensed supervisor: patient care applying a variety of modalities, front office, ordering supplies, maintaining patient records and communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare providers, assisting with the patient’s recovery, and helping make therapy sessions productive for all patients in this rewarding healthcare industry. There is a bright outlook for Physical Therapy Aides in today’s job market according to O*Net Online. Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years and will have large numbers of job openings. The Projected growth in employment 2010-2020 for Physical Therapy Aides and Chiropractic Assistant will grow much faster than average at 29%. The Standard Occupational Classifications for these job titles and other associated titled descriptions can be found in the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*Net S.O.C. #31-2022.00. According to O*Net Online the sample of reported job titles include: Physical Therapy Aide (PTA), Physical Therapy Aide (PT Aide), Physical Therapy Technician, Rehabilitation Aide, Physical Therapist Aide (PTA), Physical Therapist Technician, Rehabilitation Technician, Restorative Aide (RA), Clinical Rehabilitation Aide, and Physical... [-]

USA Pasadena
September 2019
Full-time
825 hours
Campus
Pacific Rim College

The Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is a 4-year (8-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medic ... [+]

Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

The Diploma of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is a 4-year (8-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine involves disciplines such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, Chinese massage, diet therapy and therapeutic exercises. Students learn foundational philosophies, diagnostic principles and therapeutic techniques of this ancient and powerful system of medicine, and incorporate them with biomedical sciences and other healing philosophies. This 2925-hour program satisfies curriculum requirements of the CTCMA of BC.

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Canada Victoria
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Pacific Rim College

The Diploma of Acupuncture is a 3-year (6-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. ... [+]

Diploma of Acupuncture

The Diploma of Acupuncture is a 3-year (6-semester) program that deeply explores theoretical and clinical concepts of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Students learn foundational philosophies, diagnostic principles and therapeutic techniques of this ancient and powerful system of medicine, and incorporate them with biomedical sciences and other healing philosophies. This 2145-hour program satisfies curriculum requirements of the CTCMA of BC.

Study Options

The School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine offers year-round educational opportunities with an academic calendar based on 3 semesters per year. New students may enroll every January, May and September and students may either choose to pursue year-round studies or to take a semester or more off at their discretion. By choosing their course load each semester, students may complete any semester on a part-time or a full-time basis.... [-]

Canada Victoria
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
CDI College

This program meets the competencies listed by the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CTMBC) Occupational Competency Profile. As a graduate, you will be prepared to writ ... [+]

The comprehensive Registered Massage Therapy program at CDI College will train you for a career in this growing healthcare field. You’ll study anatomy, physiology, nutrition and more.

You’ll cover the essential practices of massage and learn how they’re used to treat a wide range of conditions and promote wellness. You’ll work with clients in the supervised Student Clinic and put your new skill set to the test.

This program meets the competencies listed by the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CTMBC) Occupational Competency Profile. As a graduate, you will be prepared to write the CMTBC registration examinations.

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Canada Surrey
September 2019
Campus
Vancouver Career College

The Acupuncture program is a unique program that is a condensed version of the 4-year programs offered at TCM universities in China. Students learn to practice the ancien ... [+]

The Acupuncture program is a unique program that is a condensed version of the 4-year programs offered at TCM universities in China. Students learn to practice the ancient art of Acupuncture and gain a solid understanding of the Traditional Chinese Medicine approach to health care.

Clinical placement courses provide students with opportunities to observe the operations of a TCM clinic including the interactions between a student in senior level and clinical supervisors with patients during interviews, diagnosis and treatments. They will also learn to conduct supervised patient evaluations and diagnosis as well as conducting acupuncture treatments on patients and formulating herbal prescriptions.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Vancouver Career College

Get the fundamental skills and knowledge to become a massage therapist in the Registered Massage Therapy program at Vancouver Career College. Study a range of subjects, i ... [+]

Get the fundamental skills and knowledge to become a massage therapist in the Registered Massage Therapy program at Vancouver Career College. Study a range of subjects, including anatomy, physiology, joints, and the nervous system. Learn the fundamental practices of massage and how they can be used to treat medical conditions and injuries and promote wellness.

Apply your skills in the supervised student clinic. This program meets the competencies listed by the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CTMBC) Occupational Competency Profile. Graduates will be prepared to write the CMTBC registration examinations, as well.

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Canada Burnaby
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Reeves College

Due to the growing interest in natural health and human longevity, the general public is exhibiting an increased awareness in natural and holistic medicine and, in partic ... [+]

Due to the growing interest in natural health and human longevity, the general public is exhibiting an increased awareness in natural and holistic medicine and, in particular, Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. In fact, many extended health benefit plans now recognize the legitimacy of these disciplines and not only refer their clients to, but also pay for the use of, the services of qualified practitioners.

Our program is designed to meet the needs of health care professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge in order to increase their clientele, acupuncturists from other provinces and countries who wish to further their studies in Alberta, and individuals who are completely new to the field, but have a genuine interest in acupuncture.... [-]

Canada Edmonton
September 2019
Full-time
99 weeks
Campus