Detox Courses

Medical Terminology

(2 Credits)

This course provides the student seeking a career in the medical field with a framework for building a medical vocabulary. The emphasis is on understanding basic medical terms along with their their Greek and Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes. The course also covers abbreviations and their meanings and how they are used in documenting and reporting modern healthcare.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Systematic Anatomy & Physiology I

(4 Credits)

Condensed systematic in-depth coverage of the human body's anatomical structures and functions. Areas of study: Cell and tissue structures, genes, embryology, cytology and histology, Osteology and skeletal system, lymphatic system, neurons and nervous system, sensory organs, muscles, skin and integumentary system.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Systematic Anatomy & Physiology II

(4 Credits)

Condensed systematic in-depth coverage of the human body's anatomical structures and functions. Areas of study: Lungs and the respiratory system, glands and endocrinology, metabolism and digestive system, heart and the cardiovascular system, kidneys and the urinary systems, and reproductive systems.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Running Your Natural Health Business

(2 Credits)

A course aiding the freshly graduate student on how to establish, operate and conduct natural health and wellness business, registrations, regulations, marketing and social media.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Metabolism of Macronutrients & Micronutrients

(4 Credits)

Metabolism of macronutrients (carbohydrates, fats, and proteins) and micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, and enzymatic cofactors) with emphasis on the regulation of energy metabolism and homeostasis.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Natural Detox

(2 Credits)

The student will learn about sources of toxins to the human body, the physiological responses to toxins, detoxification processes, and methods designed to accelerate or assist in detoxification with focus on preventive approaches.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Pharmacognosy

(4 Credits)

Pharmacognosy is the search for biochemicals as possible sources for drugs in plants. Students will be exposed to a variety of drug sources in plants and herbs.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Phytochemistry

(4 Credits)

Phytochemistry is considered with describing the structure and function of phytochemicals 'a large number of secondary metabolic compounds found in plants'. Students will learn the structure and function of a variety of phytochemical groups such as alkaloids and polyphenols, their biosynthesis in plants, why plants make them, their medicinal properties and extraction, and their effects on humans.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%


Formulation

(4 Credits)

A set of exercises teaching the student the traditional apothecary crafts and how to use chemistry measuring tools and other equipments in extracting and preparing various herbal remedies like infusions, tinctures, decoctions, lozenges, pills, and capsules.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Fasting

(2 Credits)

A course that provides students with the diverse fasting practices in different religions and cultures as well as modern health oriented fasting recommendations and procedures. Specifically, students will study the merits and historically proven benefits of fasting and detoxification. Systems to be examined include the tissue cleansing, mucus free diet healing, water and juice fasting. Mental, emotional, physical and spiritual issues concerning fasting will be discussed besides timing, length, and healing outcomes of fasting programs.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Herbal Detox Preparations

(4 Credits)

Overview of the various plant-based and herbal detox formulas, their ingredients, and how to prepare them, use them, and preserve them.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Metabolism, Pharmacology & Toxicology

(4 Credits)

The student will learn the principles of metabolism of food and drugs, toxicology, adverse effects, drug detoxification, heavy metal toxicity, poisonous herbs and chemicals, environmental chemistry, pollution, food additives, and how to eliminate the body burden of toxins. 

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Colon Therapy

(4 Credits)

The student will learn the significance of colon hygiene in absorption and assimilation of nutrients, cleansing procedures and detoxification, and colon hydrotherapy. Also, discussed are food allergies and diets used in treatment of colon disorders such as FODMAP diet for the inflammatory bowel syndrome as an example. 

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Spiritual & Faith-Based Approaches to Natural Health

(1 Credit)

An overview of ancient and modern spiritual and faith-based approaches to natural health and healing. Examples include the power of prayer in healing, meditation, oil blessings, church-based support groups and counseling, ancient use of herbs and holy water in healing, and codes of hygiene and healthy diets such as Kosher food.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Functional Medicine I

(4 Credits)

First part of an introductory course that surveys the various modalities used in functional medicine. Students will be able to explain functional medicine and characterize core clinical imbalances and become familiar with the expression of disease from a functional medicine point of view.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Functional Medicine II

(4 Credits)

Second part of an introductory course that surveys the various modalities used in functional medicine. Students will be able to explain functional medicine and characterize core clinical imbalances and become familiar with the expression of disease from a functional point of view.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Immunology

(4 Credits)

This course will introduce students to the body's defenses. Different components of immune system, nonspecific and specific immunity will be discussed. The different cellular elements and biochemical mediators involved in immune response will be discussed in detail. Students will explore the applications of immunology to modern diagnostics, biotechnology and therapeutics. There will be an introduction to immunologic disorders.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%


Boosting Immunity

(4 Credits)

The student will learn about the immune system’s components and mechanisms, challenges to the immune system, and techniques to enhance the immune system and prevent its suppression. The student will demonstrate basic knowledge of innate and acquired, cellular and humoral, and other factors of the immune system.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%

Systematic Pathophysiology I

(6 Credits)

This is the first part of the condensed systematic pathophysiology review which is designed to introduce the student to basic pathologic processes and their applications to major pathologic conditions, mechanisms of disease, and causative and contributory factors. This part is focused on molecular pathology and genetics, microbiology, immunology, hematology, oncology, radiology, neurology, psychiatry, muscular and dermatological disorders.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%


Systematic Pathophysiology II

(6 Credits)

This is the first part of the condensed systematic pathophysiology review which is designed to introduce the student to basic pathologic processes and their applications to major pathologic conditions, mechanisms of disease, and causative and contributory factors. This part is focused on the pathophysiologies of the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system, the gastroenterological system, the urinary system, the endocrine system, and the reproductive systems. Topics will also include metabolism disorders, pharmacology and toxicology.

Final open-book written exam and/or essay.

Passing Grade: 75%