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Saturday, January 16, 2021

Holistic Nutrition Program 1/30

 


Become a Health Educator/Nutritional Consultant    
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Health Educator/Holistic Nutrition Program
Prep for Holistic Nutrition Certification, Health Educator Registration
and Board Certification through the American Association of Nutritional Consultants

Special - $195.00 per level 
 Regular Price - $225.00 per level

Live Online or On Demand Online 
through Adobeconnect
   
Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the 
 American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

Level 1, Anatomy & Physiology
Saturday, January 30, 2021
 
All lecture classes can be taken Live Online or on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience. 
 Classes are from 10am to 3pm "Live-online" using Adobeconnect
Makeup classes are On Demand online using Adobeconnect upon request

Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 
New Aspiring Nutritional Consultants!
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Class Dates, 2021
Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
Health Educator Registration

Each level special $195
through Adobeconnect

HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sat Jan 30

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, Sat Feb 13

HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, Sat Feb 27

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, Sat Mar 13

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sat Mar 27

HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sat TBA

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540

  Total cost $1,170

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
Class Descriptions

HHC Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology
This level familiarizes the student with each system of the human physiology and introduces the world of medical terminology. This level will help the student understand the client’s description of symptoms and understand physician’s diagnosis.
Paper Back Test Books Required:
Atlas of the Human Body – by Takeo Takahashi
 Or How the Body Works – by Editor – Dr. Peter Abrahams

HNC Level 2: Principles of Nutrition
Learn the nutritional needs of the human body which includes macro and micro nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants.
Paper Back Book Required:
Diet and Nutrition – by Rudolph Ballentine (HNC2 & HNC4)

HNC Level 3: Nutrition & Body Chemistry
The student will learn the effect of the twenty-one chemical elements on colon health, how soft tissue is built, the importance of electrolytes and the importance of bone builders and blood builders.
Paper Back Book Required:
Guide to Body Chemistry and Nutrition – by Bernard Jensen (HNC3 & HNC4)

HNC Level 4: Carbohydrates & Fats
The student will learn the truth about the different types of fats and sugars and how they affect our body.
Paper Back Book Required:
Diet and Nutrition – by Rudolph Ballentine (HNC2 & HNC4)

HNC Level 5: Meal Planning Guidelines
The student will learn dietary planning for optimal health for both adults and children and healing for chronic ailments.

HNC Level 6: Counseling & Clinical
The student will be supervised by a Naturopath while working with clients. Hand out recipes for clients to try.
Paper Back Book Required:
Healthy Healing by Linda Page (HNC4, HNC5 & HNC6)
 
Each level includes Contact Hours: 6 (6 CEs per Level)   Homework Hours: 4
The student must complete six levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VI (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can sit for an exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.

Optional Books
Prescription for Nutritional Healing - by Phyllis Balch
 Putting it All Together – by Hoffer and Walker
 Herbal Healing for Children – by Demetria Clark
 Enzymes: The Key to Health – by Howard Loomis
Heal with Amino Acids – by Sahley and Birkner

    The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland. 

District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
  
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners 

Approved by the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) which is a peer review organization for professional natural health care training institutions.

Student review - "Dr. Jen did a fantastic job, she is a wise, intuitive healer with a vast knowledge and experience!" Melisa M. Miner

Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540 

Dr jen
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD, CHHCP
Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy

Orthopedic Massage Class 1/30

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Orthopedic Manual Therapy (Massage)
Head, Neck, and Shoulders Class
Back by Popular Demand
For Licensed and Registered Massage Therapists
NCBTMB CE Provider

Other licensed health care practitioner may qualify
to take this class. Call for details.

Live Online
It's time to skill up for license renewal! Become proficient with techniques that gain results.
This is "recession-proof" work that will get you through the next possible quarantine period. 

The workshop Will be Held Virtually
Saturday, Jan 30, 2021
10 AM to Approximately 6:30 PM
Special Fee:$195.00. Regular $325.00

Instructor: Robert White, LMT, DIM
Licensed Massage Therapist
Integrative Massotherapy Doctor

 Gain Continuing Education Credit, Total 8 CEs

Obtain Results, Get Return Clients and Referrals
Treat Joint pain, Muscle pain, Athletic conditions, and more... 
 
Continuing Education with Certification Program

Take your career to a completely new level!
Orthopedic Massage Classes

Orthopedic Manual Therapy Massage is a non-impact, low force approach to the treatment of soft-tissue injuries. Working towards mastering these advanced therapy techniques will prepare you to work with clients who are experiencing chronic pain. This workshop will support you in achieving new goals in your practice and career.
  
Topics covered:
  • Related anatomy
  • Orthopedic pathologies
  • Determining an appropriate approach to the issue
  • Frequency of treatments
  • Postural analysis
  • Functional assessment
  • Integrative transitions
  • Marketing tips
  • The 3 R's
  • Earn CEUs

As professionals holding advanced certifications where clinical methods may be applied, you become resourceful to the community you serve.   
 
See Robert's YouTube Video about Bodywork
  

NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider

Recognized by the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) which is a peer reviewed organization for professional health care practitioners and natural health care training institutions.
 
The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland. 

District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
  
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners 

Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540 

Instructor: Robert White, LMT, DIM

Friday, January 15, 2021

Holistic Health Program Starting 1/31

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Holistic Health Care Certification Program
Live Online
Starting
Sunday, January 31, 2021
HHC1 -Anatomy & Physiology (level 1)
10 am to 2 pm,  Price $225.00 for level 1

Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 
New Aspiring Holistic Practitioners!

Iridology - the study of the Iris

------------------------ Japanese Hara Analysis

Complete Holistic Certification Program Dates
Each Level $225.00, 10 am to 2 pm
HHC1 -Anatomy & Physiology, Sun Jan 31, 2021
HHC2 -Pathology & Detox, Sun Feb 14, 2021
HHC3 -Aromatherapy & Herbal medicine, Sun Feb 28, 2021
HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, Sun March 14, 2021
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sun March 28, 2021
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory, Sun April 11, 2021  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sun April 25, 2021 
HHC8 -Clinical I, Sun May 9, 2021
HHC9 -Clinical II, Sun May 23, 2021
HHC10 -Clinical III, Sun June 6, 2021

Holistic Health Care Certification
Class Descriptions
HHC Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology
This level familiarizes the student with each system of the human physiology and introduces the world of medical terminology. This level will help the student understand the client’s description of symptoms and understand physician’s diagnosis.
Required book:
How The Body Works edited by Peter Abrahams
HHC Level 2: Detoxification and Pathology of Disease
Learn the holistic or naturopathic perspective of disease. Learn the importance of detoxification and various detoxification protocols.
Required books:
The Naturopathic Way by Christopher Vasey, N.D.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 Suggested readings:
Dr. Jensen's Guide to Better Bowel Care by Dr. Bernard Jensen
Liver Cleansing Diet by Sandra Cabot, M.D.
HHC Level 3: Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine
The student will learn how to use essential oils and herbal remedies safely.
Ailments of the Digestive system, Circulatory system and Respiratory system will be discussed.
Required Books:
Essential Oils Desk Reference, compiled by Essential Science Publishing
Prescription for Herbal Healing by Phyllis Balch
Linda Page's Healthy Healing
 Suggested books:
Merck Manual
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert B. Tisserand
Planetary Herbology by Michael Tierra
Herbal Medicine: Trends & traditions by Charles Kane
HHC Level 4: Energy Medicine and Homeopathy
The student will learn how to use the electromagnetic power of the body, and how to use Homeopathic remedies for acute and chronic ailments. Ailments of the Nervous system, Reproductive system and Urinary system will be discussed.
Required Text:
The Complete Homeopathy Handbook by Miranda Castro
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 Suggested books:
Essential Reiki by Diane Stein
Hands of Light by Barbara Brennan
Homeopathic Psychology by Philip M. Bailey, M.D.
HHC Level 5: Iridology and Japanese Hara Analysis
The student will learn the analysis of the iris and how it relates to the human anatomy. The Hara Analysis is a tool used to determine the present status of each energy center. Ailments related to the Immune system will be discussed.
Required Text:
Simplified Iridology by Bernard Jensen
Visions of Health by Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Donald Bodeen
HHC Level 6: Traditional Chinese Medicine
The student will learn the philosophy and principles of TCM and will also learn the 12 major Meridians and their symptoms when out of balance.
HHC Level 7: TCM Observations – Tongue & Pulse Analysis
The student will learn how to interpret the appearance of the tongue in relation to various organs and how to feel for the pulse to determine the status of the client’s health.
HHC Level 8: Treatment of Ailments –Beginning Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Hara, Face & Tongue) test remedies and make recommendations.

Required Text Holistic VI-VIII:
The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted Kaptchuk, O.M.D.
The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies By Donna Burka Wild
Suggested Books:
Your Body Never Lies: The Complete Book of Oriental Diagnosis by Michio Kushi
Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine by Giovanni Maciocia
Planetary Herbology by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G.
Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Vol I by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G. & Lesley Tierra, L.Ac., A.H.G.

HHC Level 9: Treatment of Ailments –Intermediate Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Iridology, Hara, Face & Tongue) test remedies and make recommendations.

HHC Level 10: Treatment of Ailments –Advanced Clinical Rotation - 4 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Pulse, Iridology, Hara, Face & Tongue) test remedies and make recommendations.
  
Each level includes Contact Hours: 6 (6 CEs per level)    Homework Hours: 4
The student must complete ten levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VIII to X (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can take the exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.
    
The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland. 

District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
  
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners 

Approved by the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) which is a peer review organization for professional natural health care training institutions.

Student review - "Dr. Jen did a fantastic job, she is a wise, intuitive healer with a vast knowledge and experience!" Melisa M. Miner

Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540 



Chinese Tongue Study


----------------------------------- Chinese Pulse Study
Dr jen
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD, CHHCP
Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Health Educator/Nutritional Consultant Program 1/30

 

Become a Health Educator/Nutritional Consultant    
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Health Educator/Holistic Nutrition Program
Prep for Holistic Nutrition Certification, Health Educator Registration
and Board Certification through the American Association of Nutritional Consultants

Special - $195.00 per level 
 Regular $225.00 per level

Live Online or On Demand Online 
through Adobeconnect
   
Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the 
 American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

Level 1, Anatomy & Physiology
Saturday, January 30, 2021
 
All lecture classes can be taken Live Online or on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience. 
 Classes are from 10am to 3pm "Live-online" using Adobeconnect
Makeup classes are On Demand online using Adobeconnect upon request

Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 
New Aspiring Health Coach Practitioners!
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Class Dates, 2021
Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
Health Educator Registration

Each level special $195
through Adobeconnect

HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sat Jan 30

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, Sat Feb 13

HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, Sat Feb 27

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, Sat Mar 13

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sat Mar 27

HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sat TBA

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540

  Total cost $1,170

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
Class Descriptions
HHC Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology
This level familiarizes the student with each system of the human physiology and introduces the world of medical terminology. This level will help the student understand the client’s description of symptoms and understand physician’s diagnosis.

HNC Level 2: Principles of Nutrition
Learn the nutritional needs of the human body which includes macro and micro nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants.

HNC Level 3: Nutrition & Body Chemistry
The student will learn the effect of the twenty-one chemical elements on colon health, how soft tissue is built, the importance of electrolytes and the importance of bone builders and blood builders.

HNC Level 4: Carbohydrates & Fats
The student will learn the truth about the different types of fats and sugars and how they affect our body.

HNC Level 5: Meal Planning Guidelines
The student will learn dietary planning for optimal health for both adults and children and healing for chronic ailments.

HNC Level 6: Counseling & Clinical
The student will be supervised by a Naturopath while working with clients. Hand out recipes for clients to try.
 
Each level includes Contact Hours: 6 (6 CEs per Level)   Homework Hours: 4
The student must complete six levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VI (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can sit for an exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.

Books required:
List of Textbooks (All Paperbacks)
How the Body Works – by Editor – Dr. Peter Abrahams
Prescription for Nutritional Healing - Fifth Edition - by Phyllis Balch
The New Nutrition – by Michael Colgan
Guide to Body Chemistry and Nutrition – by Bernard Jensen
Diet and Nutrition – by Rudolph Ballentine
Optional Books
Putting it All Together – by Hoffer and Walker
Your Health, Your Choice – by Ted Morter
Herbal Healing for Children – by Demetria Clark
Enzymes: The Key to Health – by Howard Loomis


    The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland. 

District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
  
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners 

Approved by the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) which is a peer review organization for professional natural health care training institutions.

Student review - "Dr. Jen did a fantastic job, she is a wise, intuitive healer with a vast knowledge and experience!" Melisa M. Miner

Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540 

Dr jen
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD, CHHCP
Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy