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                   Traditional Naturopathy
Formazione professionale di Naturopata

What is Traditional Naturopathy?


Naturopathy is a philosophy which encompasses a view of life, a model for living a full life. The word naturopathy is a Latin-Greek hybrid which can be defined as ‘being close to or benefiting from nature.’ — Stewart Mitchell, Naturopathy: Understanding the Healing Power of Nature

A traditional, classical naturopath specializes in wellness. That is to say, teaching clients how applying natural lifestyle approaches can act to facilitate the body’s own natural healing and health building potential. The traditional naturopath does not undertake to "diagnose" or "treat diseases," but rather recognizes that the majority of sub-health conditions are cumulative lifestyle effects, and that the underlying cause of what we call "disease" (or, "dis-ease") is improper diet, unhealthy habits, and environmental factors which cause biological imbalances leading to a weakening of the bodies’ natural defenses and subsequent breakdown in health.


Traditional Naturopaths guide and teach their client in natural health approaches such as fasting and detoxification, dietary improvements, the use of herbs, hot baths, aromatherapy, exercise, rest, sunshine, and many other natural health modalities.


 The practice of Traditional Naturopathy is not considered the practice of medicine and is currently legal in all 50 states, except South Carolina and Tennessee. 

The practice of Traditional Naturopathy is recognized as a common occupation at the Federal level (U.S. Congress 1928, 1929, 1930 and 30 Federal Court rulings between 1958 and 1978) and as such  it is a profession protected under the 14th and 9th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution. Several states have also made this stipulation either by statute or in the Courts.


Traditional Naturopathy is legal in Europe and in most countries.

Curriculums 

Naturopath Degree (Associates Degree Program)
Naturopath Diploma (ND) Three year program 
Doctor of Traditional Naturopathy (ND) Degree 
Naturopathic Practitioner (NP) Diploma 
Naturopathic Counselor (NC) Certificate 

NATUROPATH DEGREE PROGRAM

For those that do not desire a doctorate level curriculum, this program is ideal in that  it equips the student with all the principles, the healing arts, and the science that a naturopathic practitioner needs in order to efficiently and effectively counsel individuals in natural health care.

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Requirement: High School Diploma or GED

Generally takes 12 to 24 months to complete via distance learning


OUTLINE OF COURSES:

Anatomy and Physiology

Natural Health and Nutrition

Pathology I

Pathology II

Pharmacology (optional)

Herbology

Herbal First Aid

Chemistry and Nutrition

Enzyme Nutrition

Nutritional Herbology

Reflexology

Kinesiology

Energy Medicine

Practical Iridology

Natural Health Approaches I

Natural Health Approaches II

Natural Health Approaches III

Natural Health Assessments

Natural Health Approaches V

Starting Your Business as a Natural Health Practitioner


Note: Under school discretion, some courses can be replaced with others

Credit Hours: 62 (Equals to 992 classroom hours)

Tuition: 2790.00


45.00 per credit hour

(Test material & mentorship included, some eBooks also included)


Award: Associates Degree in Traditional Naturopathy

Designations that can be utilized:

Naturopathic Practitioner (NP)

Naturopath Degree (ND)


ND graduates can apply for board certification with the following organizations:

American Council for Holistic Medicine

http://www.theachm.org/

American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB)

www.ancb.net


Naturopathic registration is available through www.naturopathicregistration.org 


Highly recommended:

Clinical Wellness Assessment Training

(offered twice a year as a workshop for hands on training through the IANHP)


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NATUROPATH DIPLOMA (ND) PROGRAM

This three year program meets the WHO standards for Naturopathy training.
Ideal for European students and in other countries where the WHO standards are applied. Ideal program where the designation "doctor of naturopathy" is not permitted.

Requirement: High school diploma or GED
Duration: Distance learning, generally takes 24 to 36 months to complete

OUTLINE OF COURSES:

Anatomy and Physiology

Natural Health and Nutrition

Pathology I

Pathology II

Pharmacology (optional)

Herbology

Herbal First Aid

Chemistry and Nutrition

Enzyme Nutrition

Hydrotherapy

Reflexology

Kinesiology

Energy Medicine

Practical Iridology

Natural Health Approaches I

Natural Health Approaches II

Natural Health Approaches III

Clinical Botanical Medicine

Homeopathy

Natural Health Assessments

Natural Health Approaches IV

Natural Health Approaches V

Starting Your Business as a Natural Health Practitioner

Clinical internship (field observation) 400 hours required


Credits: 75 credit hours via distance learning (1200 actual hours)

             25 credits awarded for the 400 hours of internship

Total Credits: 100 (1600 actual hours)


Note: Students can begin their internship after the first 15 courses

         are completed. A local internship is recommended. See our Resource 

         Center for internship information. 


Tuition: 3375.00 (based on 75 credit hours)

             45.00 per credit hour

(Test material & instructor included, some eBooks also included)


              We do not have a tuition for the internship. Students complete

              approved internships in their local area of their choice.


Award: Advanced Professional Diploma in Traditional Naturopathy


ND graduates can apply for board certification with the following organizations:

American Council for Holistic Medicine

http://www.theachm.org/

American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB)

www.ancb.net


Naturopathic registration is available through www.ianhp.org


Highly recommended:

Clinical Wellness Assessment Training

(offered twice a year as a workshop for hands on training through the IANHP)


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DOCTOR OF TRADITIONAL NATUROPATHY (ND) PROGRAM


One of the best, in-depth, traditional ND curriculum in America and abroad.

In this doctorate level curriculum, the student is properly trained in traditional naturopathy and is educated in conventional approaches in order to wisely give naturopathic consultations to those in need of it.


This curriculum exceeds the World Health Organization (WHO) Standards for Naturopathy training. They have set a standard of 1500 hours of training which includes 400 hours of clinical time.


Important:This doctorate curriculum does not  prepare or authorize graduates to diagnose or treat disease but to educate and counsel individuals or groups in  natural health.

Doctor is defined as " teacher"

Physician is defined as "healer"

Doctors of Traditional Naturopathy are teachers.


Requirement: High school diploma or GED.

An Associates degree in the liberal arts or health sciences is preferred but not mandatory.

Duration: Average time of completion is 36 to 48 months  by distance learning


OUTLINE OF COURSES:

Anatomy and Physiology

Natural Health and Nutrition

Pathology I

Pathology II

Pharmacology

Herbology

Herbal First Aid

Chemistry and Nutrition

Enzyme Nutrition

Nutritional Herbology

Hydrotherapy

Reflexology

Kinesiology

Energy Medicine

Practical Iridology

Natural Health Approaches I

Natural Health Approaches II

Natural Health Approaches III

Orthomolecular Nutrition

DSM-IV

Aromatherapy

Clinical Botanical Medicine

Homeopathy

Natural Health Assessments

Natural Health Approaches IV

Natural Health Approaches V


Twelve Credit Hours from the Following Electives:

Natural Health Approaches VI

Bach Flower Remedies

Biological Theory of Ionization as Applied to Human Nutrition

Nutrition for Children

Clinical Nutrition

Digestive Wellness

Clinical Botanical Medicine II

Fitness & Weight Management


Starting Your Business as a Natural Health Practitioner

Doctoral Dissertation


Note: Under school discretion, some courses can be replaced with others

Total Credit Hours: 121 (Equals to 1936 classroom hours)

Tuition: 4235.00


Study guide, test material and instructor included. Textbooks and some eBooks are not included.

35.00 Per Credit Hour


In order to graduate, a weekend clinical training workshop is mandatory for the ND doctorate student but those students that choose to seek a local internship are exempt.

Weekend clinical workshops are offered in Illinois and in California several times a year,

see Resource Center. Some exceptions to the mandatory clinical training may be considered at the discretion of the New Eden School.


Note: There are options to the doctoral dissertation.

Award: Doctor of Traditional Naturopathy (ND)

The ND designation stands for Naturopathic Doctor

Graduates can also use the following alternative designations:

Doctor of Traditional Naturopathy (DTN)

Doctor of Natural Medicine (D.N.M)

Certification Boards:

The American Council for Holistic Medicine at

http://www.theachm.org/

American Naturopathic Certification Board (ANCB)

www.ancb.net


License: Available through PMA, www.pmai.us
This is not a naturopathic license but a license to practice natural health.


Graduates are encouraged to become members of any of the following:

International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP)

www.ianhp.org


Naturopathic registration is available through www.ianhp.org


Highly recommended:

Clinical Wellness Assessment Training

(offered twice a year as a workshop for hands on training through the IANHP)

Meets the mandatory clinical workshop requirement for the ND doctorate degree.


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NATUROPATHIC PRACTITIONER (NP)

An excellent non-doctorate traditional naturopathy diploma program without the medical

and clinical sciences.

Requirement: High School Diploma or GED

Duration: Generally takes 9 to 15 months to complete via distance learning


OUTLINE OF COURSES:

Anatomy and Physiology

Natural Health and Nutrition

Herbology

Herbal First Aid

Chemistry and Nutrition

Enzyme Nutrition

Nutritional Herbology

Reflexology

Kinesiology

Energy Medicine

Practical Iridology

Natural Health Approaches I

Natural Health Approaches II

Natural Health Approaches III

Starting Your Business as a Natural Health Practitioner


Note: Under school discretion, some courses can be replaced with others

Credit Hours: 45

Tuition: 2025.00


45.00 per credit hour

(Test material and mentorship included, textbooks and certain eBooks not included))

Award: Diploma in Traditional Naturopathy

NP graduates can apply for board certification with the following organization:

American Council for Holistic Medicine

http://www.theachm.org/


Naturopathic registration is available through www.naturopathicregistration.org 


Highly recommended:

Clinical Wellness Assessment Training

(offered twice a year as a workshop for hands on training through the IANHP)




                                       NATUROPATHIC COUNSELOR (NC)
An excellent certificate program comprised of eBooks. This Naturopathic Study program provides the student the education needed to offer competent naturopathic counseling.
Requirement: High School Graduation or GED
Duration: An average of four to six months to complete
OUTLINE OF COURSES:
Anatomy & Physiology Credit 2
Natural Health & Nutrition Credit 2
Chemistry Basics Credit 1
Herbology Credit 2
Natural Health Approaches I Credit 2
Traditional Naturopathic Approaches Credit 1
Iridology Simplified Credit 1
Energy Medicine Credit 1
Bach Flower Remedies Credit 2

Total Credit Hours: 14
Tuition: 630.00
45.00 Per Credit Hour
Note: Most of the above courses are the shorter versions of the original.
Chemistry Basics, Iridology, Energy Medicine and Bach Flower Remedies eBooks are included in the tuition, the rest need to be purchased through www.primitius.com
Course instructions, open book exams and instructor are included in the tuition.
Award: Certificate in Traditional Naturopathy

Graduates can apply for membership with the International Association of Natural Health Practitioners at www.ianhp.org

Highly recommended:

Clinical Wellness Assessment Training

(offered twice a year as a workshop for hands on training through the IANHP)