Veterinary Homeopathy Course Outline

The ClassPicture 168 (3)

  • Interactive classroom style with lecture, discussion, and casework. Student presentations and examinations are utilized to facilitate different learning styles.
  • Five sessions, each comprised of four days, with two to three months between each session.
  • Between sessions, there will be reading, practical and theoretical homework, and case assignments.
  • Faculty guidance provided through daily forum activity, phone, and email support.

Session Outlines:

Session 1: Basic Conceptual Framework of Homeopathy

  • Establishing the foundation principles
  • Mechanism of homeopathic effect, the curative response and evaluation
  • How to work up a case, use of the repertory and analysis of symptoms
  • Adjunctive therapies, case management, building a practice, interview techniques and client communication

Session 2: Difference between Acute & Chronic Disease

  • Introduction to the challenges and differences in treating chronic vs acute disease
  • The study of different forms of chronic disease and related remedies for treatment
  • Essential relationship between nutrition and chronic disease
  • Nutrition and supportive care

Session 3: Vaccination & Epidemic Disease

  • Vaccinations and use of nosodes to prevent disease
  • Treatment of epidemics
  • Evaluating patient’s response to homeopathic treatment through further casework
  • Further materia medica discussion and more in-depth repertory work

Session 4: Treatment of Suppressed Cases

  • Evolution of chronic disease with increasing complexity over time
  • Strategies for managing the confused and suppressed case
  • Use of keynotes symptoms, significance of concomitant symptoms
  • Understanding the importance of behavior in remedy selection

Session 5: Treatment of Cancer, Palliation vs. Cure

  • Treatment of cancer, appropriate remedies and proper understanding of case management
  • Palliation of incurable cases
  • Evaluating case progress
  • Research in homeopathy, examples and limitations
  • Ethics in homeopathy, good practice standards

In Every Session:

  • Case discussions are used as a basis for application of principles
  • Practice management strategies will be reviewed at each session
  • Faculty members will contribute essential tips to owning and running a successful homeopathic practice

Book List

Required books (for the veterinary course) and books recommended for the study of homeopathy.