DNM300 - Diploma in Natural Medicine - Year Three

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Overall Diploma Description

The Diploma of Natural Medicine – Year Three is the third year of the Diploma in Natural Medicine. This course combines the study of the many natural modalities which can be used to with patients, including botanical medicine, gemmotherapy and oligotherapy, biofeedback and nutrition. The effectiveness of these processes are pure and simple – they help to prevent disease and achieve optimal health.

By completing this diploma you will gain the specialist skills needed to become a Registered Health Practitioner. If you are already one of the 5 regulated and recognized doctors, then you can become a Doctor of Natural Medicine.

The student has the opportunity to choose three electives depending on their speciality or focus (one course from Elective A, one course from Elective B, and one course from Elective C.) The online format is very unique to CIHS. The student will be exposed to 2 Virtual Classrooms called Wiley Plus for the Wiley textbook courses and the CIHS Virtual Classroom for the instructional tutorials, tests and exams.



  • Completion of required reading assignments & essays
  • A passing grade of 70% or higher on all online tests and final exams
  • 36 case studies and 2 – 2000 word essays and a 5000 word dissertation

Overall Duration:

  • 2210 clock hours based on 8-10 hours a week for 221 weeks (48 consecutive months)
  • Extension fees will apply if more time needed for completion.

Associated Courses

Title Type Method of Delivery Price Link
RFX101 - Reflexology Theory Course Online $595
CGO100 - Certificate in Gemmotherapy & Oligotherapy Course Online $795
DNM400 - Diploma in Natural Medicine - Year Four Diploma Online $3,200
DNM200 - Diploma in Natural Medicine - Year Two Diploma Online $3,595
HRB201 - Medical Herbalism Course Online $695
BCM101 - Chemistry / Biochemistry Course Online $695
MED101 - Medical Terminology Course Online $125
RSD100 - Certificate in Radical Self-defence Course Online $795
ARO101 - Aromatherapy Theory Course Online $595
BIZ101 - Business Ethics Course Online INCLUDED
DFM100 - Darkfield Microscopy Course Online $995
CEM100 - Introduction to Energy Medicine Course Online $995
BIO301 - Biology Course Online $695
OMN103, 104 & 105 - Orthomolecular Medicine Level Three, Four & Five Course Online $1,795
OMN101 & 102 - Orthomolecular Medicine Level One & Two Course Online $1,395
NTN201 - Nutrition, Science and Applications Course Online $695
APP101 - Introduction to the Human Body Course Online $695
DNM100 - Diploma in Natural Medicine - Year One Diploma Online $1,440
ACP101 - Acupressure Course Online $995


HRB201 – Herbal Medicine

Medical Herbalism is a comprehensive course containing information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques.

BIO301 – Biology

This course focuses on the understanding of biological ideas and concepts, how they relate to real life, and appreciating the scientific methods and thought processes. Given the text authors’ work in and dedication to science education, this text writing style, pedagogy, and integrated support package are all based on classroom-tested teaching strategies and learning theory. The result is a learning program that enhances the effectiveness & efficiency of the teaching and learning experience in the introductory biology course like no other before it.

Choose one Elective from Group A: ARO 101 Aromatherapy Blending or RFX 101 Reflexology—either can be upgraded to include the practical videos.

ARO101 – Aromatherapy Blending

This course and accompanying text cover the History of Essential Oils, Olfactory Process, the Limbic System, Absorption through the skin, The Lymphatic System, Methods of extraction, Essential Oil Production and Adulteration, Effective application, Safety Guidelines and Contra-Indications, Glossary of Therapeutic Action, Carrier/Base Oils, Varied Applications, Classification of Plants, Therapeutic Grade essential oils, Chemistry of essential oils, Chemical constituents of some commonly used essential oils, Essential Oil Monographs, Anise to Ylang Ylang, Common conditions aided by Aromatherapy, Compresses, Poultices, Pregnancy, Children/Babies, Fragrant way to Beauty, The Aromatherapy Massage, and finishes with the Aromatherapy Consultation.

RFX101 – Reflexology Theory

In this course, Reflexology Theory, students learn through clear illustrations how body organs and functions are mirrored in reflex points. The text photo-graphs and drawings are easy to follow and precise. Features include healing routines and illustrations to guide the student through the entire course. The course introduces the basics and benefits of acupressure and reflexology, showing the student, step-by-step, how to nurture emotional and physical well being in those seeking help and relief through reflexology. Modules concentrate on how to target specific body parts in order to address select ailments and improve emotional as well as physical well being.