Analysis and development of practical knowledge about the two modalities and how they can be applied to help clients and promote optimal health, including proper application, contraindications and expected results. Determining the use of complementary and alternative therapies to provide natural support for these conditions and when the client/tangata whai ora should be referred to their assigned health care professional. Summary of CAM modalities such as aromatherapy, homeopathy, dynamic herbal therapy, herbal medicine, diet and lifestyle changes, and explanation of how they can help maintain health. Professionals working in the field of alternative medicine will be able to deepen their knowledge and understanding of holistic health protocol on a professional level. Identify the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations of disease and the impact of behavior, lifestyle choices and environmental factors on the cause and course of illness. Candidates should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an institution accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. The Graduate Certificate in Component Alternative Medicine offers specialized postgraduate education in various forms of complementary and alternative medicine. Applicants must submit official transcripts directly from the issuing institution, as well as a professional letter of recommendation. Click on the name of the desired course to estimate the total cost of the course. All candidates should be recommended for admission by the CDHA admissions office. The CDHA is proud to be the B Corp. You can also find information on the program’s fact sheet.