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Basic Clinical Sciences Course

Basic Clinical Sciences

Professional Development

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Basic Clinical Sciences to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma


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.

In holistic medicine we need to look at the ‘whole’ person in order to restore that vital natural balance to the miraculous human body. This means that, as natural therapists, it is often useful to have a good grounding in Basic Clinical Sciences on which to build our chosen therapy or therapies.


  • Lesson One
    • Anatomy and Physiology
      • The Brain – Cerebral Lateralisation
      • The Autonomic Nervous System
      • Body Fluid Regulation
      • Acid-Base Balance
      • Vital Anatomy
  • Lesson Two
    • Immunology
      • Immunisation
      • Immunity Disorders
      • Drugs used to Affect the Immune System
      • HIV and AIDS
  • Lesson Three
    • Pathology
      • Cells
      • Organ Changes
      • Neoplasms
  • Lesson Four
    • Clinical Examination
      • The Ethics of the Examination
      • The History
      • The Examination
      • Recording the Examination
  • Lesson Five
    • Basic Pharmacology
      • Ancient Drugs
      • The Two Arms of Clinical Pharmacology
      • Iatrogenic Disease
      • Antibiotics
      • Anti-depressants
      • Benzodiazepines
      • Beta-blockers
      • Steroids
  • Lesson Six
    • First Aid
      • Collapse
      • Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation
      • Faints
      • Epileptic Fits
      • Choking
      • Asthmatic Attacks
      • Trauma
      • Nosebleeds
      • Chest Pain
  • Lesson Seven
    • Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
      • The Conducting System of the Heart
      • The Pulse
      • Ischaemic Heart Disease
      • Rheumatic Heart Disease
      • Hypertension
      • Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
      • Raynaud’s Syndrome
      • Varicose Veins
  • Lesson Eight
    • The Respiratory System
      • Important Symptoms and Signs in Respiratory Disease
      • Upper Respiratory Conditons
      • Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease
      • Bronchiectasis
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pleurisy
      • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
      • Occupational Dust Disease
      • Carcinoma of the Lung
  • Lesson Nine
    • The Gastrointestinal System
      • Gastrointestinal Symptoms
      • Disorders of the Oesophagus
      • Disorders of the Stomach and Duodenum
      • Disorders of the Small Intestine
      • Disorders of the Large Intestine
      • Abdominal Operations
  • Lesson Ten
    • The Nervous System
      • The Motor Tracts
      • The Sensory Tracts
      • Reflexes
      • Bladder Control
      • Haemorrhage Affecting the Brain
      • Cerebrovascular Accidents
      • Vertebro-Basilar Insufficiency
      • Raised Intracranial Pressure
      • Demyelinating Conditions
      • Epilepsy
      • Meningitis
  • Lesson Eleven
    • The Musculoskeletal System/ Skin Disorders
      • Joints
      • Arthritis and Rheumatism
      • Other Important Collagen Diseases
      • Bone Diseases
      • Skin Disorders
      • Infections
      • Infestations
      • Eczema
      • Psoriasis
      • Urticaria
      • Acne Vulgaris
      • Skin Neoplasms
  • Lesson Twelve
    • The Endocrine System/ Blood Disorders
      • The Pituitary Gland
      • The Thyroid
      • The Parathyroid Glands
      • The Adrenal Glands
      • Diabetes Mellitus
      • Blood Disorders
      • Anaemia
      • The Leukaemias

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 12 monthly instalments of £25
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £370 £350 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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