Doctor of Naturopathy / Natural Medicine, N.D. / N.M.D.

Indian Board of Alternative Medicines

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Typology Course
Methodology Online
Duration 18 Months
Start Different dates available
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  • Duration:
    18 Months
  • Start:
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The Doctor of Naturopathy / Natural Medicine distance learning course conducted by the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine is highly recommended for those pursuing an education in medical and health professions. It prepares the students for an exhaustive knowledge and practice in all aspects of alternative and complementary medicine treating the body, mind and soul to gain health and happiness.
Students will gain knowledge and skills of various modalities of natural healing such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutrition, psychological counseling and a comparative study of ayurveda, homeopathy, conventional medicine and nature cure.
The course duration is 18 Months (2 Semesters of 9 months each).
It may be completed in a shorter duration based on the student's ability and performance.


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Frequent Asked Questions

· Who is it intended for?

Who is eligible for this course? Those persons who have passed any degree course from an authentic institution. OR 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. For Practitioners / Research Workers who are practicing for the last 10 years, the minimum basic qualification is exempted.


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moinuddin syed
5.0 01/10/2013
What I would highlight: I like all detail about course, study material, duration method of teaching
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes

What you'll learn on the course

Anatomy and Physiology
Diet and nutrition
Herbal Medicine
Massage Therapy
Medical Laws
Gynaecology and obstetrics

Teachers and trainers (1)

Indian Board of Alternative Medicines
Indian Board of Alternative Medicines

Course programme

Course Content:

First Semester:

1. History, Philosophy and Principles of Naturopathy;
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:

1. Psychotherapy;
2. Botanical / Herbal Medicine;
3. Yoga, Meditation, Massage and Physiotherapy;
4. Comparitive Studies of Modern Medicine, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Naturopathy;
5. Medical Jurisprudence and Ethics;
6. Gynaecology, Embryology and Maternity;
7. Clinical Diagnosis;
8. Management of Health Problems (Health Solutions).

Additional information

How does distance learning work?

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 whichexamination papers are mailed to the student who will be asked to answer the same at his place of residence. 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 N.D. / N.M.D. Certificate and Marksheet is awarded to the successful students.

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