The Diploma in Orthomolecular Medicine – Year One program is the first year of our state-of-the-art, evidence based Diploma Program in Orthomolecular Medicine at CIHS. This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and healing options in this progressive form of natural medicine. Students will receive their theoretical learning through cutting edge online learning packages and online tutorials. This comprehensive approach will provide for you, a firm foundation in the scientific realities of nutrition, physiology and their effectiveness within alternative approaches to healing. Once the successful graduate has completed the CIHS requirements they will receive a Diploma in Orthomolecular Medicine and may then apply for the designation of ROHP – Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner – from the I.O.N.C. International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (www.ionc.org).
Registered/licensed health practitioners can apply for exemption from parts of this program provided that a transcript from a registered educational institution is sent to CIHS for evaluation prior to registration into the program.
The Diploma in Orthomolecular Medicine – Year Two is the second year of this program.
DIPLOMA IN ORTHOMOLECULAR MEDICINE – YEAR ONE COURSE DESCRIPTION (12 consecutive months):
MED101 – Medical Terminology
Quick and Easy Medical Terminology, is a self-paced learning approach designed to ease you into the language of medicine that separates the layperson from the professional. The programmed-learning format requires active participation through reading, writing, answering questions, labeling, repetition, and providing immediate feedback. This format will help you to correctly decipher new terms by identifying and then practicing different word parts. FREE interactive CD-Rom encourages mastery of content through several types of activities, games and animations.
APP101 – Anatomy and Physiology
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology enables allied health professionals to efficiently and effectively master the essentials of anatomy and physiology as well as understand the balance between homeostasis and disruptions to homeostasis. Features such as Looking Back to Move Ahead help refresh basic concepts and make connections from system to system and concept to concept. Rich in clinical resources that high-light disruptions to homeostasis, the book also includes a special box in each chapter that focuses on wellness. These unique discussions help allied health professionals make the connections between knowledge of form and function with optimal healthy choices.
BCM101 – Chemistry / Biochemistry
Raymond’s General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry offers a concise, manageable, highly effective alternative with an integrated Table of Contents. The text presents interrelated topics from general, organic, and biochemistry in the same or adjacent chapters. This highly integrated approach reduces excess review, and enables students to explore biochemical topics earlier in the course. The result is a briefer, more focused, and more engaging text. Raymond takes a much applied approach, filled with real-life examples that effectively connect the chemistry to future careers in health-related fields. Chapter-opening vignettes focus on the link between chemistry and everyday topics. Online videos and articles