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Spanish: Intro to Herbalism On-Demand Course

$125.00

This is an on-demand course, offered in a limited number of seats. Ideal for students completing one or more programs where this course is required, and want to move at a faster pace!

There will only be 10 on-demand spots available!

In this information-packed online course, Sam Coffman presents videos and lessons that gives students a comprehensive look at both herbal and orthodox wound & soft tissue injury management, and infection control. This course is highly useful for beginner and clinician alike, at home, in the clinic and in the field.

In addition to videos and lectures, there is a recorded Q & A session available for downoad. The total number of video and lecture time of this course is 10 contact hours.

Using both lecture format (power point & whiteboard) and demonstration video, Sam will demonstrate and explain several vital concepts that range from herbal and basic first aid at home to wound and infection management in austere or post-disaster conditions.

Topics covered in this highly informative course include:

  • The stages of wound healing and how that relates to botanical medicine
  • Wound irrigation
  • Checking for neuro, circulatory and connective tissue damage
  • Identifying and working with hypovolemic and psychogenic shock – orthodox and herbal.
  • Demonstrations and comparisons of orthodox and botanical wound closure techniques at home and in the field such as: Glues, staples, sutures, steri-strips, poultices, plasters, bandaging – to include when each is most appropriate in the field
  • Orthodox product explanations and reviews such as: Collagen powder, Chitosan, Calcium Alginate, Sodium Chloride, various bandage and dressing options, Medihoney and more.
  • Herbal explanations and case studies including dozens of herbs, honey, water-based poulticing and plastering techniques, salves and oil-based wound healing
  • Working with burns and blisters
  • Wound tunneling and packing wounds
  • Understanding wound management as an art and a science
  • The colors of a wound
  • Identifying, monitoring and working with wounds that are too wet, or too dry
  • Identifying and understanding infection
  • Biofilms and antibiotic resistant bacteria
  • Increasing angiogenesis and microcirculation using herbs
  • Working with rather than against inflammation
  • Restoring scar tissue

Students will have access to an online classroom with downloadable video lectures, handouts, supplemental information, forums, assignments, quizzes and more.

Students who complete all assignments and quizzes with a passing grade will receive a certificate of completion.

 

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This is an on-demand course, offered in a limited number of seats. Ideal for students completing one or more programs where this course is required, and want to move at a faster pace!

There will only be 10 on-demand spots available!

**This course is entirely in Spanish – registrants should have a strong base in the language, or a background in herbalism with at least a strong beginner to intermediate Spanish ability to take this course. If you are interested in herbal medicine and/or improving your Spanish vocabulary to include herbal vernacular, this course is for you!

During this information-packed course, follow Clinical Herbalist Michael Blair through video lectures and then listen to recorded review sessions that can be downloaded, along with all handouts.

This course is a fantastic way to jump-start your knowledge in herbal medicine across introductory topics like – Practical herbalism at home and in the clinic, Herbal first aid, Wildcrafting, Botany, Medicine making, Medicinal plant gardening, Materia Medica (25 herbs in detail) and understanding other modalities of natural health outside of herbalism … and all of this, in Spanish!