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Monday, March 23, 2020

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(202) 686-8202 

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Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

On Demand Online
Certification Programs
and Continuing Education
 Take any class at any time, on your own schedule.
Classes are taught as independent modules and can be taken as a single class, as a program, and can be taken out of sequence.
Holistic Health Care Program
Each Class/Level is $225
HHC1 - Anatomy &  Physiology

 HHC2 - Pathology & Detox
HHC3 - Aromatherapy &  Herbal Medicine

HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine

HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory

 HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue

Integrative Health Coach Program
Each Class/Level $225.00
Sign up by advertised date or take the Classes at any time
and on your own Personal Schedule 
Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology

Level 2: Pathology of Disease

Level 3: Aromatherapy
Level 4: Principles of Nutrition
Level 5: Carbohydrates & Fats
Level 6: Stress Management
Level 7: Coaching Defined
Level 8: Wellness Coaching
Level 9: Coaching core competencies
Level 10: Herbal and Supplement interactions
Level 11: Experiential Learning
Holistic Nutrition Program
Each Class/Level is $225.00 

HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition

    HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars
HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Herbology Program
(Master Herbalist)
Each Class/Level is $225.00 

MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
MHC2 - Treating Body systems - Reproductive, Nervous, Immune, and Circulatory systems
HHC3 - Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine

MHC3 - TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs
MHC4 - Phyto Chemistry
 MHC5 - Plant Identification

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
MHC6 - Vitamin/Drug/ Herb Interactions
Wellness Coaching Program
Each Class/Level is $225.00

HHC1 - Anatomy and Medical Terminology

WC1- Wellness Coaching Level I - Assessment and Interview
WC2 - Wellness Coaching Level II - Case Studies and Role Play
WC3 - Stress Management - Relaxation Techniques
WC4 - Meditation and Visualization with Aromatherapy

WC5 - Professional Practice and Ethics - legal practice

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition

    HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars

 Aromatherapy I - Basics

 Aromatherapy III - Emotional and Spiritual Balance

Integrative Homeopathy Program
Each Class/Level is $225.00

Level I: Homeopathic Principles and Philosophy
Level II: Taking a Case
 Level III: Repertory Study
Level IV: Materia Medica
Level V: Iridology and Japanese Hara Analysis
Level VI: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Level VII: TCM Observations - Tongue & Pulse Analysis
Level VIII: Case Studies - Acute & Chronic Conditions

Some programs have a clinical component that is required at the end of the program.  Clinical is scheduled with the teacher at our Olney, Maryland location.  Additional clinical sites/instructors can be approved upon request.

Programs with Clinical Requirements:

Holistic Health Care
$225.00 per Level
HHC8 - Clinical I
HHC9 -  Clinical II
HHC10 - Clinical III

Holistic Nutrition
$225.00 per Level 
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical

Master Herbalist
$225.00 per Level
MHC7 - Business Procedures and Clinical 

Integrative Homeopathy
$225.00 per Level
Level IX: Clinical - 10 cases

Integrative Health Coach Program does not require clinical


Holistic Health, Aromatherapy, Holistic Nutrition, Acupressure, Reflexology, Lymphatic Drainage, and More...
For further details about Washington Institute
review our web site:
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
within the Wilshire Condo building
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 237-7681, (202) 686-8202
Additional Locations in DC, Maryland, and Virginia 

                     Call for Details or to Register: (202) 686-8202

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Integrative Health Coach Program May 3

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine 

Integrative Health Coach
Health Educator
Online Program

Level 1
Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology
May 3, 2020

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM 
 Live Online
Each Level $225.00

For Beginners or Health Practitioners
Classes are all Live Online or can be taken On Demand

Great for Nurses, Massage Therapists, Personal Trainers, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Beginners, and More.... 
Dear Student,
The Washington Institute of Natural Medicine (WINM) is proud to announce our new Integrative Health Coach Certification Program.

This program will prepare you to dynamically engage individuals to help them transform their health behavior, assist them to maximize their health and well-being, and assist all ages of the population to find their optimum health.

The course combines online curriculum with instructor led training. This program accommodates your busy schedule upon where you can determine when to start the program and flexible 5 hour instruction periods with or without an instructor online.

Below is a flyer outlining the levels of the Integrative Health Coach Certification Program.     

For further questions feel free to contact our office.

Best regards,

Jen Martinez, HD, CHHP
Instructor, Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy
Certified Holistic Health Practitioner
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
(202) 237-7681
(202) 686-8202

 Integrative Health Coach
Health Educator
Certification Program

Level 1 - Live Online
Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology
May 3, 2020
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM 
Each Level $225.00

Sign up by advertised date or take the Classes at any time
and on your own Personal Schedule 

2020 Class Schedule Integrative Health Coach Certification

May 3, 2020
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.
May 17, 2020
Level 2: Pathology of Disease
Learn the holistic or naturopathic perspective of disease. Learn the importance of detoxification and various detoxification protocols.
May 31, 2020
Level 3: Aromatherapy
Learn how to use essential oil safely and herbal remedies for all the body systems.
June 14, 2020
Level 4: Principles of Nutrition
Learn the nutritional needs of the human body which includes macro and micro nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants.
June 28, 2020
Level 5: Carbohydrates & Fats
Learn the truth about the different types of fats and sugars and how they affect our body. Meal Planning Guidelines - Learn dietary planning for optimal health for both adults and children and healing for chronic ailments.
July 12, 2020
Level 6: Stress Management
Learn about visualization, meditation, guided imagery, energy work and aromatherapy for stress. The need for movement -  Learn the best ways to incorporate movement to tone and strengthen he body at any age. Learn about the most optimum way to incorporate exercise in your daily life.
July 26, 2020
Level 7: Coaching Defined
Explains the keys to wellness, being centered, explains
various coaching models. Individualizing wellness, lifestyle change, prescribe and treat, educate and implore advocate and inspire by using the four cornerstones of coaching.
August 9, 2020
Level 8: Wellness Coaching
Explains coaching people with health challenges, explains the foundation session, wellness assessment, co-creating a wellness plan, coaching for self-care and strategic lifestyle change.
August 23, 2020
Level 9: Coaching core competencies
Explains setting the foundation, establishing the coaching agreement, co-creating the relationship, communicating effectively, & facilitating learning and results. 

September 6, 2020
Level 10: Herbal and Supplement interactions
Learn the safety of using supplements, herbs and essential oils with other medications.  Business & Ethics - Learn the scope of your practice based on your profession and other certifications.
September 20, 2020
Level 11: Experiential Learning
Work with the instructor on how to work with a client. Submit 10 client cases.

Each level can be completed in 6 hours including the homework. There is homework for each level which serves as a review for the level. The final exam is given upon completion of all level. A study guide is provided to prepare the student for the final exam.
List of Textbooks (All Paperbacks)
How the Body Works - by Editor - Dr. Peter Abrahams
Prescription for Nutritional Healing - Fifth Edition - by Phyllis Balch
Guide to Body Chemistry and Nutrition - by Bernard Jensen
Diet and Nutrition - by Rudolph Ballentine
The Naturopathic Way by Christopher Vasey, N.D.
Essential Oils Desk Reference, compiled by Essential Science Publishing
Prescription for Herbal Healing by Phyllis Balch
Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine by E. Maciocia
Suggested books:
Merck Manual
The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert B. Tisserand
Linda Page's Healthy Healing
Planetary Herbology by Michael Tierra
Herbal Medicine: Trends & traditions by Charles Kane
Essential Reiki by Diane Stein
Hands of Light by Barbara Brennan
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Certified in Acupressure, Reflexology, Aromatherapy,
Wellness Coaching, and Feng Shui

Frequently asked Questions
What are the minimum hardware/software requirements to complete this course?
Desktop or laptop computer with reliable internet access and a computer headset in order to join the live webinar sessions.  Please note, mobile devices are not compatible with the webinar platform. (Adobeconnect)

The minimum system requirements to access and complete the online training modules are as follows:

Internet Connection
  • 0.5 Mbps (recommended 1+ Mbps), wired connection or Wi-Fi connection
General Software
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader/ Adobeconnect
Windows Operating Systems
  • 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel® AtomTM 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (32 bit), Windows Server 2008 (32 bit), Windows Vista® (32 bit), Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 bit and 64 bit), or Windows Server 2012 (64 bit)
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 17 or later, Google Chrome, or Opera 11
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended for netbooks); 128MB of graphics memory
Mac OS
  • Intel CoreTM Duo 1.83GHz or faster processor
  • Mac OS X v10.6, v10.7, v10.8, or v10.9
  • Safari 5.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 17, Google Chrome, or Opera 11
  • 512MB of RAM; 128MB of graphics memory
Chrome OS
  • If you are using a Google device such as a Chromebook the device will display the course PDF documents with its internal software. Adobe Acrobat need not be installed on the system.
Before beginning, please make sure you have done the following.
  • Enabled JavaScript
  • Disabled Pop-up Blocker
  • Depending on your organization's security settings you may need to make the learning center URL a Trusted Site
Tablets and Smartphones
  • Using iOS or Android operating systems are supported
Is there homework?
Homework is assigned for each module. These assignments are designed to enhance the instruction and include readings in your books as well as reflective writing exercises. You can expect to spend approximately 1 hour to 2 hours per module on the homework assignments.

Is there an examination?
Yes, there is a proctored exam thru Adobeconnect. In order to complete the course, receive a certificate of completion and earn continuing education credits you must pass the examination with 80% of the answers correct. You may take the examination as many times as needed during the examination period in order to pass.

Are continuing education credits available?
Yes. Awarded credits will vary based on your current professional status.

What kind of official documentation will I receive at the completion of the training?
After completing the course you will receive several downloadable electronic certificates from the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine.

What is the cost of the course?
The total cost without books is $2,475 when paid in full.
Each Level is $225.
Books are readily available from Amazon.com. Approximate cost is $250 to $350.
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, and Educational Support Services
Approved for continuing education through the American Alternative Medical Association
Accredited by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners
Approved prep class provider for the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association

Upon Completion - become Registered with the Holistic Services Agency.
Call for further details or to register (202) 237-7681, (202) 686-8202

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Washington Institute of Natural Medicine


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