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Herbal Medicine

Integrative Health and Medicine,

There is strong demand for alternatives to pharmaceuticals for a variety of common illnesses due to concerns of safety, efficacy, and a desire for more “natural” products. Despite this growing interest, “conventional” healthcare providers may have little to no knowledge about herbal medicines, which is further compounded by the sometimes misleading information in the media and on the internet. This course provides the necessary background for providers to begin to incorporate herbal medicines into their practice, particularly in regards to their therapeutic properties, efficacy (or lack thereof), and safety concerns, including quality control and potential adverse effects. Continuing Education Credit This course has been designed to meet Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 16 contact hours and may be eligible for CE credit from other professional boards that allow self-documenting of continuing education activities. It is your responsibility to check with your regulatory board to confirm this course meets your local requirements and, if necessary, to provide them with the certificate of completion you get if you pay for and fulfill all the requirements of this course.

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Rating 5.0 based on 4 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Effort 2.0 to 4.0 hrs per week for 6 weeks, including the final peer review project.
Starts Oct 14 (last week)
Cost $49
From University of Minnesota via Coursera
Instructor Amy Taylor, MD
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Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Patient Care

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great information Very good course and it suits for everyone who likes herbal medicine.The instructor and a presentation doing very well for a course.I really like it and will keep going on for my botanical approach.

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This was a lovely introductory class that I completely enjoyed.

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Not very useful for a more experienced learner like myself, but I did enjoy the resource reference sheets for different herbs.

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Rating 5.0 based on 4 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Effort 2.0 to 4.0 hrs per week for 6 weeks, including the final peer review project.
Starts Oct 14 (last week)
Cost $49
From University of Minnesota via Coursera
Instructor Amy Taylor, MD
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Patient Care

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