Eastern & Western Therapy Practitioner

This 48 credit diploma program is designed specifically to meet the growing & evolving standards of education for the healthcare industry.

Pay as you go tuition plan” – tuition fees are paid at the time you take a subject.

Part-time Studies: Streamline your training – Some Units available through home study.
Evening/Weekend studies. Daytime option for several subjects can help accelerate the completion of your program.
Note: A student may enroll in this diploma program once he/she has completed a minimum of 40 units of study. While it may be a student’s personal mid-term goal, she/he needs to have established a commitment and sharp focus to their area of health specialty.

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005

This program integrates the hands-on skill therapies, as they have evolved in both Eastern and Western cultures. The integration of hands-on skill techniques provides the graduate with an array of treatment options for clients. Graduates will be well suited for work areas which may require relaxation massage, reflexology, acupressure, tuina and hot stone treatments.

Human Sciences: 11 credits
Anatomy/Physiology 1, 2, 3, 4
Anatomy 5, 6
Pathology 1
Physiology 5, 6
Nutrition 1, 2

Professional Practitioner Development: 12 credits
Business Skills
Client Assessment 1
Communication and the Healthcare Professional
Ethics & the Healthcare Professional ½
First Aid & Practical Application
Integrated Studies
Meridian Theory
Pharmacology
Practical Professional Theory ½
Research 1, 2
Terminology 1, 2

Eastern Therapies: 9 credits
Acupuncture Without Needles& Su Jok Therapy
Oriental Acupressure 1, 2, 3, 4
Qigong Therapy
Tai Chi
Tuina 1, 2

Western Therapies: 12 credits
Aromatherapy 1
Chair Massage
Hot Stone Therapy
Reflexology 1, 2, 3, 4
Relaxation Massage Techniques 1, 2, 3, 4
Remedial Exercise 1

Clinical Application 4 credits
Western Therapies – 2
Eastern Therapies – 2
The clinical hours are in addition to any clinical requirement under a certificate program.

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