Intermediate Level (440 Class/Clinic Hours + Case Studies and Thesis)
Pathophysiology Module Dates: (ONLINE) – presenting physiology, anatomy, pathophysiology and herbs from the standpoint of an herbalist. These modules are completely online. (Each module is 16 class hours for a total of 192 class hours)
The Liver System for Herbalists, January 2017.
The Musculoskeletal System for Herbalists, Jan. 31 – Feb. 23, 2017
The Genito-Urinary System for Herbalists, M/W evenings, March 27 – May 3, 2017. (2-week break at mid-point)
The Respiratory System for Herbalists, begins May 15, 2017.
The Integumentary (Skin) System for Herbalists, begins June 5, 2017.
Intermediate Common Modules (ONLINE AND ONSITE)
Field Botany for the Herbalist (8 on-site hours), Nov. 10th
ONSITE 5-day intensive – hands on portion on one subject per day on the above topics (40 onsite hours), 11/10 – 11/14, 2016, San Antonio, TX.
Nutrition 1 for Herbalists (24 online hours), begins January 2nd, 2017.
Clinical Assessment Techniques (12 online hours), begins July 3, 2017.
Horticulture/Gardening and Harvesting, Constituent Theory (12 online hours): TBA
Intermediate Herbal Remote and Post Disaster Medicine (16 hours online): TBA
Intermediate Clinical Elective Courses
Emotional Intelligence, 6-week online course with Crystal Honeycutt, ND. March 1 – April 5th,2017.
3-Day Botany Intensive: Becoming a Bio-Regional Herbalist, with John Slattery. April 21 – 23, 2017.
Functional Medicine & Clinical Nutrition 2. Begins March 7th with Kyla Helm, MD. *Bundled Nutrition 1 & 2 are available.
Individual Case Study Round Table Discussions
(ONLINE): Students must participate in 12 individual case study discussions that cover a minimum of 6 different pathophysiology areas taught in the modules.
These are discussed in group, online/conference call round table discussions. Round Table discussions are conducted regularly and take place in the evenings for 1 – 2 hours.
24 total class hours.
Each Round Table class will be limited to 15 participants.
Round Table Discussion, Nov. 15, 2016.
Round Table, March 6, 2017
Round Table, May 2, 2017
Clinical Work (ON-SITE) 2017
120 clinical hours involving the student clinics – clinical work done during the basic level applies to these hours, as do clinical scenario hours that are run at the school during various courses. Full clinical weeks last 5 days and are hosted around the country and internationally. Students that can not attend clinics in San Antonio need to attend at least 3 of these to complete 120 hours.
Week 1: Navajo Nation in Arizona, July 10 – 14, 2017 Application form
Week 2: San Antonio Area, September 11-15, 2017