Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine

General

Program Description

Naturopathic Medicine is a comprehensive system of health care within the complementary and integrative medicine world that incorporates many modalities. Naturopathic physicians encourage the self-healing abilities of the individual through the education and promotion of therapeutic methods and modalities. Naturopathic physicians are typically trained in a wide array of alternative therapies including herbology, homeopathy, massage, hydrotherapy, physical medicine, behavioral medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, acupuncture, and nutrition therapy, as well as clinical practices such as minor surgery, pharmacology, and obstetrics.

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Curriculum

Basic Sciences Courses

  • NMDP 702 Clinical Anatomy I
  • NMDP 702-L Clinical Anatomy Lab. I
  • NMDP 714 Clinical Anatomy II
  • NMDP 710 Medical Histology
  • NMDP 706 Neuroanatomy
  • NMDP 704 Medical Physiology I
  • NMDP 708 Medical Physiology II
  • NMDP 716 Medical Physiology III
  • NMDP 724 Medical Physiology IV
  • NMDP 718 Biochemistry I
  • NMDP 734 Biochemistry II
  • NMDP 742 Human Pathology I
  • NMDP 754 Human Pathology II
  • NMDP 762 Human Pathology III
  • NMDP 778 Human Pathology IV
  • NMDP 772 Clinical Microbiology
  • NMDP 774 Immuno-genetics
  • NMDP 776 Functional Medicine
  • NMDP 805 NPLEX Review I

Botanical Medicine Courses

  • NMDP 766 Botanical Medicine I
  • NMDP 780 Botanical Medicine II
  • NMDP 786 Botanical Medicine III
  • NMDP 786-L Botanical Medicine III Lab.

Clinical Nutrition Courses

  • NMDP 720 Clinical Nutrition I
  • NMDP 726 Clinical Nutrition II
  • NMDP 736 Clinical Nutrition III
  • NMDP 750 Clinical Nutrition IV

Clinical Science Education Courses

  • NMDP 744 Integrated Health Assessment I.
  • NMDP 744-L Integrated Health Assessment Lab. I
  • NMDP 756 Integrated Health Assessment II
  • NMDP 756-L Integrated Health Assessment II Lab.
  • NMDP 764 Integrated Health Assessment III
  • NMDP 764-L Integrated Health Assessment Lab. III
  • NMDP 746 Laboratory Diagnosis I
  • NMDP 758 Laboratory Diagnosis II
  • NMDP 758-L Laboratory Diagnosis II Practicum
  • NMDP 748 Diagnostic Imaging I
  • NMDP 760 Diagnostic Imaging II
  • NMDP 768 Diagnostic Imaging III
  • NMDP 788 Clinical Pharmacology I
  • NMDP 800 Clinical Pharmacology II
  • NMDP 820 Clinical Pharmacology III
  • NMDP 822 Environmental Medicine & Toxicology

Health Sciences Courses

  • NMDP 732 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • NMDP 836 Basic Science Research
  • NMDP 840 Evidenced-Based Project

Naturopathic Medicine Philosophy and Practice Courses

  • NMDP 700 Principles and Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine
  • NMDP 852 Business Practice
  • NMDP 856 Medical Jurisprudence and Naturopathic Ethics

Homeopathic Education Courses

  • NMDP 712 Principles and Philosophy of Homeopathic Medicine
  • NMDP 728 Homeopathic Repertorization and Polycrest Remedies
  • NMDP 738 Mental and General Sections in Homeopathic Remedies
  • NMDP 752 Case Studies in Homeopathic Medicine

Mind and Body Medicine Education Courses

  • NMDP 722 Mind and Body Medicine I
  • NMDP 730 Mind and Body Medicine II
  • NMDP 740 Mind and Body Medicine III

Naturopathic Clinical Science Courses

  • NMDP 802 Gynecology
  • NMDP 804 Obstetrics
  • NMDP 804-L Obstetrics Lab
  • NMDP 806 Cardiology
  • NMDP 810 Sports Medicine and Orthopedics
  • NMDP 812 Pediatrics
  • NMDP 814 Ears, Eyes, Nose, and Throat
  • NMDP 816 Rheumatology and Pain
  • NMDP 826 Oncology
  • NMDP 828 Dermatology
  • NMDP 830 Endocrinology
  • NMDP 832 Geriatrics and Aging
  • NMDP 834 Gastroenterology and Proctology
  • NMDP 838 Minor Surgery
  • NMDP 842 Emergency Medicine
  • NMDP 844 Urology
  • NMDP 846 Pneumology
  • NMDP 848 Neurology
  • NMDP 850 Mental Health and Psychiatry
  • NMDP 815 NPLEX Review II

Physical Medicine Courses

  • NMDP 792 Hydrotherapy
  • NMDP 792-L Hydrotherapy Lab
  • NMDP 794 Introduction to Physical Medicine
  • NMDP 796 Physiotherapy Modalities
  • NMDP 798 Naturopathic Manipulative Therapy I
  • NMDP 808 Naturopathic Manipulative Therapy II

Oriental Medicine Courses

  • NMDP 770 Fundamentals and Theory of Oriental Medicine
  • NMDP 784 Meridians and Points I
  • NMDP 784-L Meridians and Points I Lab
  • NMDP 790 Meridians and Points II
  • NMDP 790-L Meridians and Points II Lab
  • NMDP 824 Acupuncture Techniques
  • NMDP 824-L Acupuncture Techniques Lab.
  • NMDP 818 Traditional Chinese Medicine Pathology
  • NMDP 818-L Traditional Chinese Medicine Pathology Laboratory
  • NMDP 782 Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis
  • NMDP 782-L Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis Lab.

Clinical Practice Courses

  • NMDP 825 Clinical Entry I
  • NMDP 909 Clinical Entry II
  • NMDP 900 Acupuncture Rotation I
  • NMDP 912 Acupuncture Rotation II
  • NMDP 924 Acupuncture Rotation III
  • NMDP 939 Acupuncture Rotation IV
  • NMDP 954 Acupuncture Rotation V
  • NMDP 903 Patient Care Rotation I
  • NMDP 915 Patient Care Rotation II
  • NMDP 927 Patient Care Rotation III
  • NMDP 942 Patient Care Rotation IV
  • NMDP 957 Patient Care Rotation V
  • NMDP 906 Physical Medicine Rotation I
  • NMDP 918 Physical Medicine Rotation II
  • NMDP 930 Physical Medicine Rotation III
  • NMDP 945 Physical Medicine Rotation IV
  • NMDP 960 Physical Medicine Rotation V
  • NMDP 936 Diagnostic Imaging Practicum
  • NMDP 948 Clinic Specialty Shift-Naturopathic Oncology
  • NMDP 963 Clinic Specialty Shift II- Homeopathy
  • NMDP 951 Preceptorship- Clinical Field Observation

Electives (2 credits to choose among)

  • NMDP 835 Clinical Specialty Shift IV Therapy
  • NMDP 845 Chinese Botanical Medicine
  • NMDP 855 Fundamentals of Ayurvedic Medicine
  • NMDP 965 Clinical Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el pa ... Read More

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el país. Acreditada por la prestigiosa agencia Middle States Commission on Higher Education, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo tiene además, diversas acreditaciones profesionales las cuales le añaden un sello de calidad a la educación de sus estudiantes. Read less

Accreditations

AACSB Accredited