By successfully completing this course, you will:
You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.
Clients seeking complementary therapy may well have underlying physical conditions and be taking medication. An underpinning basic knowledge of pharmacology and the actions of drugs in the body will provide complementary practitioners with understanding of medical treatments enabling them to develop more appropriate therapeutic programmes for clients.
Study of common major medical conditions with their pharmacological interventions will be included. Students will learn to recognise possible side effects of drugs. There will be discussion of how drugs are developed and the process of administration, distribution, metabolism and elimination (ADME) which all drugs go through.
This course will be beneficial for a practising complementary therapist wishing to build on existing knowledge and to continue professional development and also as a foundation to a personal study of pharmacology.
No practical training is required to complete this course.
You do not need to have any additional qualifications before studying this course.
On successful completion of this course, you have received training designed as either a foundation qualification leading to further studies to attain a practitioner level, or professional development to gain additional skills and knowledge to expand the practice of the existing therapist.
Upon enrolment you receive your first course lessons.
You can study in your own time, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. If you have any questions, or would like feedback or encouragement about your course or your studies then you can contact our friendly tutors by phone, email or post.
At the end of each lesson are a set of questions. Completing these can aid your learning and help you master each step before moving on to the next. Your next lesson will then arrive for you to continue when it suits you.
Having progressed through each lesson you can take your final examination at home, and at a date and time that suits you. Then, on successful completion you will be awarded your BSY certificate.
Health and Harmony Magazine
Enrol on this course and you will receive a complimentary issue of Health & Harmony, our inspirational full colour magazine. Giving complementary and natural health updates and news, it also includes student profiles, lists the most recent award winners, and provides interesting articles and short stories.
There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:
*Registration through BSY is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies.