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Herbalism for the Elderly Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Harness the therapeutic nature of herbal remedies to support the elderly. In the Herbalism for the Elderly Diploma Course, you will not only learn why each system of the body becomes more prone to ill health with age, but you’ll also learn how herbs can support these systems, as well as ease bothersome symptoms.

Beginning with the most important information, the course guides you through using herbs safely, including how to dose correctly, contraindications and drug-herb interactions.

From this foundational knowledge, the course will take you through the specifics of the various systems of the body and how they age, common ailments of the elderly, and the various ways in which herbs can be used to support the body.

The course designates a module to each of the following: the joints, the immune, respiratory and digestive systems, cardiovascular health, the skin, urinary issues, mood and sleep issues, and improving vitality. Throughout your study, you’ll learn about key herbs, various types of herbal preparation, how to harness the power of herbs, and how to use herbs to manage issues, improve physiological functions, and protect the body from degeneration and disease.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Understand how to use herbs safely and effectively
  • Discover the various systems of the body and their specific, age-related issues
  • Explore common issues that can develop with age
  • Learn which herbs to use to support specific conditions of the body
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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What are Herbs?
  • Part 2: Dosage Considerations
  • Part 3: Choosing the Right Preparation
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ageing Joint
  • Part 2: The Traditional Approach
  • Part 3: Herbal Remedies Through a Modern Lens
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ageing Immune System
  • Part 2: Immune System Tonics
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ageing Respiratory System
  • Part 2: Herbs with an Affinity for the Respiratory System
  • Part 3: Managing Colds and Flu
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ageing Digestive System
  • Part 2: Improving the Appetite
  • Part 3: Supporting the Ageing Digestive Tract
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ageing Cardiovascular System
  • Part 2: Herbal Actions for the Cardiovascular System
  • Part 3: Cardiovascular Tonics
  • Part 4: Managing High Blood Pressure
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ageing Skin
  • Part 2: Varicose Veins
  • Part 3: Herbal Skincare as Selfcare
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Ageing Urinary System
  • Part 2: Urinary Tract Infections
  • Part 3: The Ageing Prostate
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Emotional Stressors in Old Age
  • Part 2: How Herbs Influence the Mood
  • Part 3: Why Sleep Changes with Age
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Cognitive Degeneration in Old Age
  • Part 2: Herbal Research
  • Part 3: Antioxidants
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Herbalism for the Elderly Diploma Course can be taken by those who are new to herbalism, as well as those who are looking to expand their existing knowledge. Whether you are looking to use herbs for yourself or to aid your elders, this course will give you the confidence you need to use herbs safely and effectively to support the body. You’ll gain the opportunity to make profound improvements to health as well as guard against a range of common health issues.

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Accreditations

The Herbalism for the Elderly Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Many Centre of Excellence courses are Fully Accredited by the world’s leading professional membership association for natural medicine – The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA).

You can apply to join The CMA as a Student Member while you are still studying, and if you do so you will be eligible to use the post nominal letters SCMA after your name.

Upon graduation from a CMA Registered course you will be eligible to apply for CMA Membership and this will give you numerous professional benefits including being able to use the letters MCMA after your name – Member of The Complementary Medical Association. This will demonstrate your commitment to excellence and professionalism in the natural healthcare field.

Register with The CMA as a Student or fully qualified Practitioner via The CMA website where you will be asked to submit your certificate of graduation, and proof of insurance.

The CMA’s recommended insurers are Westminster global.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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