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Graduate Diploma in Health Science

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This course provides graduate healthcare practitioners with the advanced knowledge and skill required to critically review, analyse, evaluate and apply the theory and practice of Western herbal medicine.

Students will develop expertise through the synthesis of theoretical foundations, traditions, evidence, and contemporary treatment protocols.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:


demonstrate a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of Western herbal medicine knowledge for professional practice;

use critical analysis, evaluation and reflection skills to appraise traditional and contemporary evidence-based professional practice;

apply information-processing skills through sourcing, critically evaluating and integrating knowledge from a range of sources; and

understand and apply academic integrity, environmental responsibility, cultural awareness and respect of diversity within the practice of Western herbal medicine.

To be considered for admission into the Graduate Diploma in Health Science, a candidature shall either:
1. (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in the same or related healthcare discipline from a recognised educational provider accredited by peak national or international bodies. This may include, but is not limited to: Western Herbal Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Complementary Medicine or Integrative Medicine; or
(b) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a different healthcare discipline from a recognised educational provider accredited by peak national or international bodies. This may include, but is not limited to: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chiropractic, Osteopathic Medicine, Homeopathic Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, General Medical Practice or Pharmacy; and
2. be a member of an appropriate professional association relevant to their healthcare discipline.

The Graduate Diploma in Health Science enables graduates to apply for membership of the Australian Natural Therapists Association and the National Herbalists Association of Australia

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Graduate Diploma In Health Science
Start Date Tri 1 (Feb) 2015; Tri 2 (Jun) 2015; Tri 1 (Feb), Tri 2 (Jun) 2016.
Organisation Name University of New England
Course Venue Armidale (Off Campus)
Qualification Level Post Grad
Course Category Allied Health,Medicine
Course Duration 1-1.5 Years Full-time; Up to 6 Years Part-time
Study Type Part-time
Fees
Delivery Online

Graduate Diploma in Health Science

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