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Certified Herbalist

This comprehensive 12 credit certificate program is designed to provide you with a high level of knowledge to practice as a ‘Certified Herbalist’, in addition to your other natural health specialties, such as nutrition and iridology. All subjects form part of the Natural Health Practitioner diploma program.

The course will present a thorough understanding of the human body and the inter-action of the practice of Herbalism on the individual, within a wholistic perspective. It will also provide a platform of how to use herbal preparations in support of other health disciplines and on an individual therapy basis. This knowledge supports the client’s overall healthcare program, as they work towards restoring and maintaining health balance.

Now designed to compete the full certificate in 5 semesters!

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

“Pay as you go tuition plan” – tuition fees are paid at the time you take a subject or on a Defined Schedule Program basis.

Herbalist Specialization (7 credits)                             Professional Development (5 credits)

Herbal Therapeutics 1                                                     NHP Anatomy & Physiology 1-4

Herbal Therapeutics 2                                                    (4-1/2 credits)

Herbal Pharmacology                                                     First Aid (1credit)

Materia Medica  l & ll                                                      Nutrition 1 (1 credit)

Western Herbal Energetics                                            Practical Professional Theory (1/2 credit)

Clinical Case Studies                                                       Ethics and the Healthcare Practitioner (1/2 credit)

Fall Semester:

Herbal Pharmacology (Pre-requisite HT 1)

Thursdays 6pm to 8pm starting September 26 to December 12

Materia Medica ll

Thursdays 8pm to 10pm starting September 26 to December 12

Cannabis – A Natural Herbal Perspective

(NHP/CEU 1 credit) Saturdays 10:00am – noon October 5 to November 9

NHP Anatomy & Physiology 1, 2

Wednesdays 6pm to 8pm starting October 2 to December 18

Nutrition 1

Wednesdays 8pm to 10pm, October 2 to December 18

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