Indian Board of Alternative Medicines

Doctor of Holistic Medicine, H.M.D.

Indian Board of Alternative Medicines

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Typology Course
Methodology Distance learning
Duration 18 Months
Start Different dates available
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  • Duration:
    18 Months
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The Doctor of Holistic Medicine (H.M.D.) distance learning course encompasses the various modalities of health care to balance body, mind and spirit for its harmonious functioning and advising about a healthy life and lifestyle factors.
It is taught through English. The course duration is 18 months (2 semesters of 9 months each).
However, based on the student's ability and performance, it may be completed in a shorter duration.

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· Who is it intended for?

Who is eligible for this course? • Those persons who have passed any degree course from an authentic institution. • Those persons who have completed the M.B.B.S., D.M.S., D.H.M.S., B.H.M.S., B.A.M.S., B.A.S.M., B.E.M.S., B.I.A.M.S., B.N.Y.T., B.A.T.S., B.U.M.S., B.Sc., N.O., M.D(A.M) etc. • Practitioners/Research Workers who are practicing for the last 10 years. Minimum basic qualification is exempted.


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What you'll learn on the course

Holistic therapy
Dietetics and Nutrition
Anatomy and Physiology
First Aid
Herbal Medicine
Yoga Meditation
Medical Laws

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Indian Board of Alternative Medicines
Indian Board of Alternative Medicines

Course programme

COURSE STRUCTURE: The programme is made up of 16 subjects as below:

First Semester (9 Months)

1. History, Philosophy and Principles of Holistic Health and Living

2. Natural Health and Hygiene

3. Natural Dietetics and Nutrition

4. Anatomy and Physiology (Human Body Structure and Functions)

5. First Aid (Emergencies)

6. Methods of Nature Cure (Hydrotherapy, Choromotherapy,Heliotherapy, Fasting, etc.)

7. Pathology and Laboratory Diagnosis

8. Acupressure, Reflexology and Acupuncture

Second Semester (9 Months)

1. Psychotherapy

2. Botanical / Herbal Medicine

3. Yoga, Meditation, Massage and Physiotherapy

4. Comparitive and In-Depth Studies of Naturopathy with Homeopathy and Ayurveda

5. Medical Jurisprudence and Ethics

6. Gynaecology, Embryology and Maternity

7. Clinical Diagnosis

8. Management of Health Problems (Health Solutions)

Additional information

Lessons on the eight subjects of each semester are sent by air mail. The student is allowed a certain amount of time to study the lessons following which question papers are mailed to the student. All the question papers have to be solved and the answers sent to the Institute for evaluation.

There will be sixteen papers in two semesters of 9 months each and each semester will have 8 papers.

A H.M.D. Certificate and Marksheet is awarded to the successful students.

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