Second Year Apprenticeship Lecture Series

Second Year Lecture Series

Balsam Root, Balsamorhiza sp.

Topics may include local materia medica, handling and using drop dosage herbs safely, clinical intake, case history review, and clinical assessment techniques. This class is designed to help the student of herbalism understand chronic illness in a clinical setting.

This lecture series will consist of 18 three hour evening lectures over a six month period. The class will run from April to November. Completion of Herbal Concepts or one-year of herbal study required. The instructor is Howie Brounstein. See the Academic Calendar for current dates and prices.

Physical Assessment Skills

This lab class teaches pertinent physical assessment for the clinical herbalist. Topics may include legalities, ethics, vital signs, deep tendon reflexes, neurological screening, HEENT (head, ears, eyes, nose and throat), and other clinical assessment skills. This is not a class in diagnostics, but rather one of “red flag” assessment.

This lab series will consist of 6 three hour evening lectures over a nine day period. The class will run in November. Enrollment or completion of the Second Year Lecture Series, or comparable experience required. The instructor is Howie Brounstein. See the Academic Calendar for current dates and prices.

Academic Calendar

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