Online Nursing Courses - RNSG 335 - RN to BSN Online Completion Degree

Online Nursing Course - Alternative Medicine - RNSG 335

3 Units

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Course Description:

This course is intended to acquaint you with many practices which may become the new standard of care in the near future. It also teaches you how to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the claims made by the proponents of these practices so you can more readily separate the real knowledge from the emotional advertising.

Course Contents:

Provides an introduction to the basic mechanisms and principles of behavioral medicine and its most common techniques; presents a balanced overview of a selection of complementary and alternative medicine interventions recently and currently practice in the "West"; provides information on the underlying psychophysiological mechanisms through which non-specific interventions are likely to produce very real effects; presents practice in and techniques for objectively assessing the validity of claims presented in formats different than usually acceptable to current "Western" science.

Course Objectives:
  • Identify and explain mechanisms and principles of mind / body medicine.
  • Explore research findings related to mind -body connections and effects.
  • Compare and contrast complementary and alternative medicine intervention currently in use.
  • Summarize the underlying psychophysiological mechanisms and effects produced by non-specific interventions.
  • Identify and describe energetic and spirituality healing practices.

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