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1st Quarter

 

RKI 101 Reiki I - 10 class hours/1 credit hour

  • Course Description: In this course participants will learn the history and uses of Reiki, aspects of human energy systems, how to feel energy, hand placement and more. Personal attunement will be achieved in this class.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Discuss history of Reiki 2) Describe energy theories 3) List the seven major chakras and their basic qualities 4) Perform hand techniques on self and others
  • Prerequisite: None

INT 100 Intention Connection Body, Mind, and Spirit - 40 class hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: In this course students study the question such as "What is your current thought about the body-mind connection? How much influence do you believe you have over your life situations? Emotions? Genetics?" It involves discussions of individual beliefs and the thought process behind them
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Describe the BodyMind Connection 2) Recognize the internal state of Presence 3) Define Shadow Beliefs 4) Describe how biology affects perception 5) Describe the effect of Intention
  • Prerequisite: None

BIO 103 Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology: A Holistic View - 40 class Hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: This class is a survey of the structure, function and diseases of the human body with holistic health philosophy interweaved into standard medical theory. In addition, medical charting is covered in preparation for clinical experience.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Define anatomy and physiology 2) Define each level of human body structure, function, and organization 3) Outline the principle levels of organizational complexity in the human body 4) Discuss the structures and concepts of human body support and movement 5) Describe how the human body integrates and coordinates itself 6) Outline the systems that maintain the human body 7) Describe the general function of each organ system 8) Describe the location of the major body cavities 9) Discuss the mechanisms of disease, diagnosis, and treatment options 10) Define the various disease states and symptomology of the human organ systems 11) Recognize the effects that disease has on a person 12) Integrate holistic philosophy with medical theory as it applies to the disease process 13) Create a knowledge base to increase communications with other health care professionals 14) Identify appropriate referral parameters 15) Perform medical charting
  • Prerequisite: None

2nd Quarter

 

RKI 201 Reiki II - 10 class hours/1 credit hour

  • Course Description: You will review and discuss your learning as a Reiki I Practitioner. Information concerning the symbols, including their meaning and usage, specifics of Absentee healing and other uses of Reiki will be presented. The integration of Reiki with other holistic healing modalities such as Hypnotherapy, Specialized Kinesiology, Aromatherapy, and Reflexology will be discussed. Attunement for Reiki II will occur.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Draw three Reiki Symbols 2) List four distance techniques 3) Discuss distance energy healing theory 4) Perform distance techniques 5) List indications for the three Reiki symbols
  • Prerequisite: RKI 101

REF 101 Reflexology: Theories and Techniques I - 30 class hours/20 lab hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: This course provides an overview of history of reflexology including a reorientation to basic anatomy and physiology. Basic theories and techniques of in-depth foot reflexology, relaxation techniques specific reflex points, practical applications and indications, professional ethics and practice parameters are covered in this course.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Describe history and basic theories of reflexology 2) Identify specific reflex points of the foot and hand 3) Identify bones of the foot and hand 4) Demonstrate techniques of complete reflexology session 5) Demonstrate practical applications and indications of reflexology
  • Prerequisite: BIO 103 or concurrent enrollment in BIO 103

HNU 101 Holistic Nutrition - 40 Class hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: This course includes basic nutrition guidelines, explanation of the theory of eating for your blood type and the theory of food combining. Focus is placed on the identification of antioxidants, vitamins and herbs, the use of food diaries, in depth discussion of nutrition and Ayurvedic philosophy and determining dosha type. Macrobiotics, vegetarianism and vegan philosophies will also be taught, and the Zone diet will be covered. Ohio law regarding practice of dietetics will be covered in depth to assure ethical parameters. Boundaries of nutrition education are emphasized.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) List five basic nutrition guidelines 2) Explain theory of eating for one's blood type 3) Explanation theory of food combining 4) Identify anti-oxidants, vitamins and herbs 5) Discuss use of food diaries 6) Discuss nutrition in regards to Ayurvedic philosophy 7) Recognize dosha types 8) Explain Macrobiotics, vegetarianism, and vegan philosophies 9) Explain the Zone diet 10) Discuss Ohio law regarding practice of dietetics
  • Prerequisite: None

3rd Quarter

 

REF 201 Reflexology: Theories and Techniques II - 30 class hours/20 lab hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: This course provides a brief review of anatomy and physiology with emphasis on specific body system applications. Focus is on evaluation and refinement of existing reflexology techniques, adjunct theories of meridian and zone theories, marketing and office operations, and professional ethics.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Perform full foot reflexology session with foot spa 2) Perform abbreviated version of hand reflexology 3) Perform techniques of integration of full hand and foot reflexology session 4) Explain Pathophysiology with specific indications for Reflexology 5) Identify disorders of the foot 6) Recognize and perform body and ear reflex points 7) Describe office operations such as legal and ethical components of a Reflexology practice
  • Prerequisite: REF 101

RKI 202 Reiki III (Master Level) - 20 Class hours/2 credit hours

  • Course Description: In this course participants will discuss what it means to be a Reiki Master and learn advanced techniques, the Master symbols, the responsibilities involved in teaching others, as well as various aspects such as opening a practice as a Reiki Practitioner, legal issues, and how to attune others will be presented in this final level of Reiki training.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Draw the two master symbols 2) List indications for the master symbols 3) Describe the learning outcomes for each level 4) Perform the Reiki attunement procedure
  • Prerequisite: RKI 201

ARO 101 Aromatherapy I - 10 class hours/20 lab hours/2 credit hours

  • Course Description: In this course students will learn the theories and benefits of aromatherapy; specifics of essential oils; applications and indications in a holistic health practice. Various delivery systems of essential oils will be taught. Students will be creating their own therapeutic products for home/office use.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Define aromatherapy 2) Identify essential oil purity standards
    3) List indications and contraindications of specific carrier and essential oils 4) Perform blending techniques 5) Identify sameness and differences in similar essential oil groupings 6) List indications and contraindications of specific essential oils 7) Explain primary theory of blending 8) Communicate basis for aromachemistry
  • Prerequisite: None

4th Quarter

 

HNU 201 Holistic Nutrition II - 40 class hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: Topics covered in this course include food as medicine, body chemistry and the role of insulin, serotonin, and the mind/body connection through neuro peptides, as well as the application of nutritional knowledge, educating clients, energy principles, chakras, and the nutrition connection.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Discuss food as medicine 2) Discuss body chemistry and the roles of insulin, serotonin, and the mind/body connection through neuro peptides 3) Recognize energy principles, chakras, and the nutrition connection
  • Prerequisite: HNU 101

HHT 101 Herbal Health I - 20 class hours/2 credit hours

  • Course Description: Understanding and creating herbal intelligence is the emphasis of this course. Learn the power of herbs for health, how and when to use herbs, basic precautions, preparation of herbs for health, and legal and ethical aspects of working with herbs. Advance classification of therapeutic actions of specific herbal preparations will be presented. This course is designed for the individual new to the field of herbology or with limited basic education of herbs.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Summarize herb use throughout history 2) Identify plant parts and how they are used 3) Define various types of herbal categories 4) State general guidelines for herbal safety 5) Examine legal considerations for herbs in personal use
  • Prerequisite: None

ARO 201 Aromatherapy II - 10 class hours/20 lab hours/2 credit hours

  • Course Description: In this course students will learn indications for several additional oils. Information concerning the relationship of specific essential oils to the chakras, how to custom blend for a client, and basic reflexology applications will be presented. Additional blending practica will be offered.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Explain basic concepts of the seven charkas 2) Identify specific essential oils for each charka 3) List indications and contraindications of specific essential oils 4) Perform custom blending techniques 5) Create client intake form for Aromatherapy client
  • Prerequisite: ARO 101

5th Quarter

 

SPK 101 Specialized Kinesiology I - 20 class hours/20 lab hours/3 credit hours

  • Course Description: Participants learn to balance 28 of the 42 pairs of muscles corresponding to the 14 Chinese meridians. Focus is on how to use massage points, holding points, meridians and muscle massage. The Chinese system of the Five Elements and how it can be used to correct muscles will be discussed, as well as food testing, a powerful emotional stress release technique and language patterns that enhance correction.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) List 14 meridians and associate muscle 2) Perform muscle testing 3) Perform 11 muscle testing techniques
  • Prerequisite: None

Non Directive Imagery (NDI)

 

NDI 100 Non Directive Imagery - 20 Class hours/20 lab hours/3 credit hours

  • Course Description: Non Directive Imagery is a therapeutic process utilized during trance work. This process allows the client to go inside and communicate with the part(s) or image of the part(s) creating the issue. Many deep aspects of the client's psyche can be explored and healed by following the specific model taught in this course. This program allows the opportunity for personal healing topics including: Communication with Inner Advisor (Inner Guide), dealing with resistance, polarities, conflict resolution, search for purpose, working with physical illness, death and dying, grief work, regression and Inner Child work.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) List indications and contraindications for trance work 2) Perform trance induction and deepening 3) Perform nondirective techniques 4) Recognize body language and nonverbal communication
  • Prerequisite: None

HHT 201 Herbal Health II - 20 class hours/2 credit hours

  • Course Description: Focus is on basic classifications of therapeutic action and herbal preparations, how herbs act upon the body and specific systems, balancing and restorative of herbs in regards to health and wellness, and contraindications of certain herbal preparations. Students will understand how to create herbal formulas and compounds as well as understand the applications and ethical and legal parameters of this study.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Explore various approaches to herbalism 2) Classify the main types of herbal actions on the body 3) Give examples of herbs/remedies according to their actions 4) Explain how the body is affected through the herbal actions 5) Prepare herbal remedies
  • Prerequisite: HHT 101

6th Quarter

 

SPK 201 Specialized Kinesiology II - 20 class hours/20 lab hours/3 credit hours

  • Course Description: Participants learn an additional 14 pairs of muscles, focusing on shoulder and knee problems. Participants learn to clear reactive muscles, a situation in which one muscle is shutting off the functions of others. Presentation of sound and color to enhance corrections will be taught as well as high-level SPK techniques and fine-tuning of Level I skills.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Understand Yin/Yang theory 2) Locate acupressure points 3) List the five elements of Chinese medicine theory 4) Perform 42-muscle balance 5) Administer 21 muscle testing techniques
  • Prerequisite: SPK 101 or TFH 101 and TFH 102

HYP 101 Hypnotherapy: Theories and Techniques I - 30 class hours/20 lab hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: This course covers the history and basic theories of hypnotherapy, as well as basic techniques, professional ethics, self-hypnosis (how to achieve as well as teach), and specific therapeutic techniques. Also included is a discussion on marketing and office operations as well as interview techniques. The course is designed for individuals new to the field of hypnotherapy or with limited basic education in hypnotherapy.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Discuss theories of hypnosis 2) Identify trance state 3) List contraindications for hypnosis 4) Perform four basic hypnosis techniques
  • Prerequisite: None

HHP 101 HHP Integrative Studies - 10 class hours/1 credit hour

  • Course Description: In this course, HHP students have the opportunity to fully integrate all material learned from previous courses. Review of the scope of practice as well as legal and ethical parameters of a Holistic Health Practitioner will be presented. Instructor and peer review of actual sessions will be an important component of this course as participants are presented case studies with clients in person and on paper and are critiqued on their assessment and application of modalities. The interview process, an important and integral aspect to properly assessing the client, is reviewed and practiced.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Define scope of practice 2) Perform an interview process
    3) Compile a treatment plan 4) Integrate learned holistic skills to meet clients' needs
  • Prerequisite: All HHP™ Certification program requirements

7th Quarter

 

NLP 100 Neuro Linguistic Programming - 20 class hours/20 lab hours/3 credit hours

  • Course Description: Participants study the concepts of how humans think, communicate and act on many different language and behavioral levels. Techniques for developing rapport and developing a positive self-image will be presented. Other topics include negotiating skills, conflict resolution, creating personal change for self and others, achievement of goals, developing a deeper understanding of body language and nonverbal communication.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) List the modalities for processing information 2) Recognize client's preferred modality through both verbal and nonverbal cues 3) Perform techniques for developing rapport 4) Perform negotiating skills and conflict resolution 5) Recognize body language and nonverbal communication 6) Perform techniques for reframing and creating change
  • Prerequisite: None

HYP 201 Hypnotherapy: Theories and Techniques II - 30 class hours/20 lab hours/4 credit hours

  • Course Description: This course provides an introduction to Ericksonian hypnotherapy techniques and language patterns, hypnosis for children, regressive and other non-directive techniques such as imagery and metaphor, and specific applications of hypnotherapy in the medical and dental realm. Emphasis throughout course is on alleviation of resistances, professional ethics and referral parameters.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Perform comprehensive client interview 2) Design hypnotherapy plan 3) Implement four advanced hypnosis techniques 4) Discuss legal and ethical components of a Hypnotherapy practice
  • Prerequisite: HYP 101

8th Quarter

 

ALH 103 Business & Ethics - 20 class hours/10 lab hours/3 credit hours

  • Course Description: In this course the student will make a life plan which will include both personal and business goals. The student will begin to set up their business, choosing a business name, location, as well as considering the office design and equipment need, permits, licensing or zoning that may be required.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Explain specifics of starting a business 2) Describe legal and ethical parameters of scope of practice 3) Create marketing materials 4) Develop business plan
  • Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework for respective program modality

HHP 301 HHP Preceptorship - 60 clinical hours/2 credit hour

  • Course Description: In this course, HHP students have the opportunity to fully integrate all material learned from previous courses into a practical clinical setting. They will spend the entire length of this class participating in clinical experiences that utilize the concepts that they have studied.
  • Learning Outcomes: 1) Define scope of practice 2) Perform an interview process
    3) Compile a treatment plan 4) Integrate learned holistic skills to meet clients' needs
  • Prerequisite: All HHP™ Certification program requirements