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Lismore Session 3 Session 3

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Introduces students to the origins, theory and practice of homeopathy. Students will learn methods and approaches for analysing simple acute case histories and selecting homeopathic remedies. Critical analysis of the materia medica for acute cases will commence.

Unit content

  • Introduction to homeopathy
  • Homeopathic principles and the associated research
  • Homeopathic methodology
  • Introduction to homeopathic repertorising
  • Critical analysis of homeopathy in general and of specific homeopathic remedies
  • Study of Materia medica
  • Acute and constitutional concepts of prescribing
  • Treatment of emergencies and acute conditions
  • Introduction to contemporary schools of homeopathic practice

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 utilise homeopathic terminology
2 describe the history and early development of homeopathy
3 define the principles of homeopathy and critically analyse the relevant research
4 describe homeopathic methodology
5 describe contemporary schools of homeopathic practice
6 take an accurate and comprehensive client history of a simple acute case, giving due attention to weighting of patient symptoms
7 analyse such a case.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. utilise homeopathic terminology
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. describe the history and early development of homeopathy
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. define the principles of homeopathy and critically analyse the relevant research
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. describe homeopathic methodology
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. describe contemporary schools of homeopathic practice
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  6. take an accurate and comprehensive client history of a simple acute case, giving due attention to weighting of patient symptoms
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  7. analyse such a case.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • Vithoulkas, G, 2005, The science of homoeopathy, B. Jain Publishers, New Delhi.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.