The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines is an internationally-recognized holistic medicine training institute based in Calcutta (Kolkata), India, offering distance learning courses to students all over the world. We offer a wide range of undergraduate
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The Indian Board of Alternative Medicines is an internationally-recognized holistic medicine training institute based in Calcutta (Kolkata), India, offering distance learning courses to students all over the world. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate diploma and degree programmes in alternative medicine disciplines including Naturopathy; Reflexology; Medicinal Herbalism and Acupuncture among many others. The language of instruction for all of our distance learning courses is English.
Doctor of Oriental Medicine (O.M.D.) Degree Course:
The Indian Board of Alternative Medicine offers a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (O.M.D.) distance learning course which is highly recommended for those seeking a lifetime career as a holistic healer. The course duration is 18 Months (2 Semesters of 9 months each). However, it may be completed in a shorter duration based on the student's ability and performance.
Learning oriental medicine means learning to consider the mind and spirit of the patient as well as the physical body. The Doctor of Oriental Medicine course prepares the students for an exhaustive knowledge and practice in all aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine such as Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Qi Gong, Shiastu, Oriental Philosophy, Oriental Diagnosis, etc. in addition to Human Health Sciences in respect to its application in Oriental Medicine.
Doctor of Oriental Medicine Course Content:
History, Philosophy and Principles of Oriental / Traditional / Natural Medicine; Natural Dietetics and Nutrition; Natural Health and Hygiene; Anatomy and Physiology (Human Body Structure and Functions); Methods of Nature Cure (Hydrotherapy, Choromotherapy, Heliotherapy, Fasting, etc.); First Aid (Emergencies); Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis; Acupressure, Reflexology and Acupuncture; Oriental Diagnosis
Psychotherapy; Botanical / Herbal Medicine; Yoga, Meditation, Massage and Physiotherapy; Comparitive Studies of Modern Medicine, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Naturopathy; Gynaecology, Embryology and Maternity; Medical Jurisprudence and Ethics; Oriental Medicine; Clinical Diagnosis; Management of Health Problems (Health Solutions).
Who is eligible for this course?
- Those persons who have passed any degree course from an authentic institution.
- Those persons who have completed the M.B.B.S., D.M.S., D.H.M.S., B.H.M.S., B.A.M.S., B.A.S.M., B.E.M.S., B.I.A.M.S., B.N.Y.T., B.A.T.S., B.U.M.S., B.Sc., N.O., M.D(A.M) etc.
- Practitioners/Research Workers who are practicing for the last 10 years. Minimum basic qualification is exempted.
How does Distance Learning work?
Lessons on the nine subjects of each semester are sent by air mail. The student is allowed a certain amount of time to study the lessons following which question papers are mailed to the student for them to complete at their place of residence. All the question papers have to be solved and the answers sent to the Institute for evaluation. There will be eighteen papers in two semesters of 9 months each and each semester will have 9 papers.
An O.M.D. Certificate and Marksheet is awarded to the successful students.