This course will explore the use of complementary and alternative health practices within a holistic framework of care. A spirit of inquiry will be encouraged through sharing of knowledge, demonstration and exploration of selected health practices such as herbal remedies, homeopathy, healing touch therapies, chiropractic and Eastern therapies. Use of complementary and alternative health practices will be evaluated in the context of managing health conditions such as pain, weight, addictions, and gender specific issues. This course will examine use of complementary and alternative health practices in terms of safety, effectiveness and integration into one's own lifestyle and working with others. This course meets General Education Core Goal 10: Exercise and Health Sciences.
Last Updated: 04/15/2014