Integrative Medicine School in Illinois - IL
By Susan Maphis, allied health world contributing writer
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Integrative medicine schools in Illinois can be found online and in medical colleges and universities. Some of these schools provide further training for those who want to become doctors, while others provide certificates in integrative medicine for those training as allied health professionals. Students who are in medical school already may choose a rotation in integrative medicine to complement their medical skills. Others may choose to train in integrative medicine as a valuable addition to their allied health training.
Coursework students in integrative medicine school in Illinois can expect to take will focus on the body as a whole. Many integrative medicine education programs incorporate philosophy courses, as this is important in seeing the human body’s connection to the mind and spirit. Other classes may focus on acupuncture, massage therapy, herbal medicine, naturopathic medicine, hypnotherapy, flower remedies, Oriental medicine, structuralism, nutrition, anatomy, physiology, bodywork, yoga, and botany. If you are a medical student training to become a doctor at a university and take a rotation in integrative medicine, you may find coursework in orthomolecular medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, integrative methods of pain control and of weight loss (both emphasizing the connection between the body and the mind), shiatsu, and nutrition.
Integrative Medicine Schools in Illinois
- Diploma - Medical General