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            New Eden School of Clinical Natural Medicine
Functional Medicine Practitioner School

We offer the following programs:

  • Certificate in Clinical Natural Medicine 
  • Alternative Medicine Diplomate (AMD)
  • Certified Naturopath in Functional Approaches 
  • Certificate in Integrative & Functional Medicine 
  • Certificate in Modern Naturopathy 
  • Naturopathic Medicine Doctor (N.M.D)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Medicine (PhD)

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Certificate in Clinical Natural Medicine (C.C.N.M)

An exceptional certificate program in Clinical Natural Medicine for the practitioner seeking complementary medicine.


Duration of Program: Self-paced, distance learning program that generally takes six  to seven months to complete.

Requirement: Board Certified or Licensed Practitioners. Also open to Natural health practitioners or individuals that have completed coursework in Anatomy, chemistry, and pathology.


Outline of Courses:

Clinical Nutrition Credit 3

Blood Chemistry & CBC Analysis from a  Functional Approach Credit 3

Signs and Symptoms from a Functional Approach  Credit 4

Natural Health Solutions for Food Allergies and Food Intolerances Credit 3

Digestive Wellness Credit 4

Micro-circulation Enhancement Credit 1

Clinical Natural Medicine (Complete Course) Credit 7


Total Semester Credit Hours: 25

Tuition: 1250.00

50.00 per credit hour

Tuition include access to instructors, course instruction and the open book exam, Textbooks are not included.

Award: Certificate in Clinical Natural Medicine

Graduates can use the designation: Clinical Natural Medicine Practitioner (C.N.M.P)

Graduates are encourage to become members of the following organization:

International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP)                                 http://www.ianhp.org/


Additional recommended courses:

pH Balance for Optimal Wellness Credit 1




Alternative Medicine Diplomate (AMD) Doctorate Program

A one of a kind doctorate curriculum that combines nutrition, herbology, integrative and clinical functional approaches. 

Requirements: Board certified or licensed practitioners.

Practitioners must have completed a minimum of 100 credit semester hours in the health sciences or in Natural Health Studies.

Average Completion Time:  36 to 48 months by distance learning


OUTLINE OF COURSES:

Clinical Nutrition Credit 3

Herbology Credit 4

Health foods and Nutritional Supplements Credit 5

Energy Medicine Credit 2

Sports Nutrition Credit 3

Enzyme Nutrition Credit 3

Natural Health Approaches I Credit 5

Natural Health Approaches II Credit 3

Signs & Symptoms from a Functional Approach Credit 4

Biologic Ionization as Applied to Human Nutrition Credit 4

Clinical Botanical Medicine I Credit 5

Homeopathy Credit 3

Clinical Natural Medicine Credit 7

Blood Chemistry & CBC Analysis from a Functional Approach Credit 3

Fitness & Weight Management Credit 3

Integrative and Functional Medicine I Credit 5

Integrative and Functional Medicine II Credit 5

Doctoral Dissertation or Special Project (Waived for doctors) Credit 18


Total Credit Hours: 85

Tuition: 4250.00

Total Credit Hours Without Dissertation: 67

Tuition without dissertation: 3350.00

50.00 per credit hour

Includes all materials and access to instructors, except textbooks and certain eBooks.

Award: Doctorate in Alternative Medicine

Board certification available through the:

American Council for Holistic Medicine (ACHM)

www.theachm.org

License: Available through PMA, www.pmai.us

A license for those who will utilize faith-based methods.


Additional courses recommended:

Digestive Wellness Credit 4

pH Balance for Optimal Wellness Credit 1

Wellness Counseling for Natural Health Professionals Credit 2

Anti-Aging and Longevity Approaches Credit 2

Natural Health Solutions for Food Allergies and Food Intolerances Credit 3

Micro-circulation Enhancement Credit 1

Cancer, GMO'S and Vaccines Credit 4



Certified Naturopath in Functional Approaches (C.N.F.A)

An impressive non-doctorate professional diploma program in Functional Naturopathy.

A science based curriculum that combines Naturopathy and Functional Medicine.

Requirements: High school education or GED

Average Completion Time: 15 to 24 months


Outline of Courses:

Anatomy and Physiology Credit 4

Pathology I Credit 5

Pathology II Credit 5

Natural Health and Nutrition Credit 2

Chemistry and Nutrition Credit 2

Natural Health Approaches I Credit 5

Digestive Wellness Credit 4

Natural Solutions to Food Allergies and Food Intolerances Credit 3

pH Balance for Optimal Wellness Credit 1

Clinical Nutrition Credit 3

Modern Naturopathic Approaches Credit 3

Signs and Symptoms from a Functional Approach Credit 4

Blood Chemistry and CBC from a Functional Approach Credit 3

Herbology Credit 2

Energy Medicine Credit 2

Micro-circulation Enhancement Credit 1

Clinical Natural Medicine Credit 7

Wellness Counseling for Natural Health Professionals Credit 2

Starting Your Business as a Natural Health Practitioner Credit 2


Total Semester Credit Hours: 60

Tuition: 3000.00

50.00 per credit hour

Includes all materials and access to instructors, except textbooks and some eBooks.

Award: Advanced Professional Diploma in Functional Naturopathy

Award by Request Only: Associates Degree in Functional Naturopathy (ADFN)

Graduates can advertise themselves as Certified Naturopaths.


Highly recommended courses:

Fitness and Weight Management Credit 3

Integrative and Functional Medicine I Credit 5

Integrative and Functional Medicine II Credit 5

Clinical Botanical Medicine I Credit 5

Pharmacology Credit 4

Anti-Aging and Longevity Approaches Credit 2

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMF) Credit 2

Cancer, GMO'S and Vaccines Credit 4


Board certification available through:

American Council for Holistic Medicine (ACHM)

www.theachm.org

American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB)

www.ancb.net

American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board (ANMCB)

www.anmcb.org


Graduates are encourage to apply for membership or registration through 

the following organization:

International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP)                                 http://www.ianhp.org/




Certificate in Integrative & Functional Medicine (C.I.F.M)

Superb certificate program in Integrative and Functional Medicine for board certified or licensed practitioners. Natural health practitioners or individuals that have completed the following courses; Anatomy, chemistry, and pathology also qualify.

The Graduate can operate as an Integrative & Functional Medicine Practitioner (I.F.M.P)

Average Completion Time: Generally takes four to six months by distance learning


Outline of Courses:

Integrative & Functional Medicine I    Credit 5

Integrative & Functional Medicine II   Credit 5

Fitness and Weight Management       Credit 3

Signs & Symptoms from a Functional Approach Credit 4


Total Credit Hours: 17

Tuition: 850.00

50.00 per credit hour

Includes all materials and access to instructors, except textbooks.

Award: Certificate in Integrative & Functional Medicine

Designation: Integrative & Functional Medicine Practitioner (I.F.M.P)


Graduates are encouraged to become members of the following organization:

International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP)                                 http://www.ianhp.org/


Additional Recommended Courses:

Digestive Wellness Credit 4

Natural Solutions to Food Allergies and Food Intolerances Credit 3

Micro-circulation Enhancement Credit 1




Certificate in Modern Naturopathy (C.M.N)

This is a five course certificate program in Naturopathic Science that is open to Counselors and Practitioners.The Science is up to date and the information is extremely useful for those professionals that want to add Naturopathic Counseling to their business or practice.

Requirement:. Practitioners or individuals that have completed the following courses; Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, Nutrition, and Pathology (Study of Disease)..

Completion Time: Generally takes about four months


Outline of Courses:

Old and New Naturopathy Credit 3

Modern Naturopathic Approaches  Credit 3

Signs and Symptoms from a Functional Approach Credit 4

Traditional Naturopathic Approaches Credit 1

Micro-circulation Enhancement Credit 1


Total Credit Hours: 12

Tuition: 600.00

50.00 Per Credit Hour

Includes all materials and access to instructors, except textbooks and eBooks.

Award: Certificate in Modern Naturopathy

Titles that can be used:  Naturopathic Counselor / Naturopathic Practitioner

Graduates are encourage to become members of the following organizations:

International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP)                                 http://www.ianhp.org/

International Institute for Complementary Therapies (IICT) at www.iict.com.au




Naturopathic Medicine Doctor (N.M.D)

Most comprehensive Traditional Naturopathic Medicine Curriculum available.

Exceeds the WHO standards for naturopathy training.

* IANHP Approved Naturopathic Curriculum.

Entry Requirement:

Completion of the Doctor of Traditional Naturopathy (ND) Degree Program

or equivalency (120 credit hours minimum)

Required Credit Hours to Graduate: 180 (2880 hours)

Clinical requirement: 400 clinical hours of Naturopathic Practicum.

Accounts for 25 credit hours of Clinical practice or field internship

Students may utilize the Resource Center to find an internship resource.


New Eden School grants 25 clinical hours with the purchase of the Natural Health and Wellness DVD Workshop, see www.primitius.com


New Eden School offers online internships for those that cannot find a practitioner.

The cost of the internship is 30.00 per credit which is 750.00 (25 credit hours).

Lawrence DeSantis, ND would supervise the internship. 


Outline of courses: 35 credit hours required

Clinical Botanical Medicine II                   Credit 4

Natural Health Approaches VI                 Credit 3

Integrative & Functional Medicine I         Credit 5

Integrative & Functional Medicine II        Credit 5

Fitness & Weight Management               Credit 3


Course Credits: 20

15 additional credit hours of electives:
Students can select any natural health related 

courses we offer


Courses highly recommended:

Digestive Wellness Credit 4

pH Balance for Optimal Wellness Credit 1

Wellness Counseling for Natural Health Professionals Credit 2

Cancer, GMO's and Vaccines Credit 4


Total Course Credits: 35

Tuition: 1750.00

50.00 Per Credit Hour

Award: Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Includes all materials and access to instructors, except textbooks and some eBooks.

Designation: N.M.D

Certification boards:

American Council for Holistic Medicine (ACHM)

www.theachm.org

American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB)

www.ancb.net

American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board (ANMCB)

www.anmcb.org


License: Available through PMA, www.pmai.us

This is not a Naturopathic License but a Diplomat of Pastoral Science license for

those that will use faith-based approaches in their practices. 

This license has many benefits.


Naturopathic registration is available through the IANHP

www.ianhp.org

Registration allows the following designation to be used:

Registered Traditional Naturopath (RTN)


Graduates may apply for membership with the 

World Naturopathic Federation (WNF)

www.worldnaturopathicfederation.org



Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Medicine (PhD)

The word philosophy comes from the Greek which means "love for wisdom"

This degree is for those that enjoy teaching and doing research in the area 

of Natural Medicine. 

It is also useful for those operating as Natural Medicine Practitioners.

Requirement: 

The completion of any one of the following doctorate degrees:

ND, AMD, N.M.D, DBM, DNOM, NHP Doctorate

Duration: 12-24 months via distance learning


Outline of Courses:

Nutritional Biochemistry Credit 2

Introduction to Research Credit 3

How to Prepare a Doctoral Dissertation Credit 2

PhD Dissertation Credit 18


Total Credits: 25

Tuition: 1250.00

50.00 per credit hour

No discounts on this program. 

Minimum tuition of 600.00 regardless of waived courses.

Tuition includes everything but textbooks 

Award: Doctor of  Philosophy in Natural Medicine