Class Schedule

HSM410: Principles and Practices of Alternative and Complementary Healthcare

HSM410: Principles and Practices of Alternative and Complementary Healthcare - 4 Hours

This course is a survey of the complementary and alternative treatment options that are available and selected by patients as treatment modalities. Topics include motivation for alternative treatment, risk, and reimbursement. Recognizing that a growing percentage of Americans utilize unconventional healing therapies in addition to the advice of physicians, there is also an introduction to the philosophies, practitioners, techniques, and evidence of efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine.