Alternative Medicine in Rehabilitation Part 1: Body-Based Therapies (NL0113A)

Author(s): Newsletter

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CLCP, CRC, CVRP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP

Credit Hours: 22

Course Description

This course presents alternative medicine and how it can be used in rehabilitation. Specifically, we highlight and discuss body-based therapies.

Course Format


Course Objectives

  1. Describe the benefits/mechanisms of Craniosacral Therapy

  2. Describe the Feldenkrais Method and all its components

  3. List the benefits of Yoga Therapy

  4. Discuss the benefits of Tai Chi on the patient's health and well being

  5. Describe how Clinical Hypnosis fits into the Holistic Health Model

  6. Explain the healing principles realted to Meditation and discuss the physiological effects of meditation.

  7. Describe the concept of Biofeedback, and it's mechanisms for treatment.

  8. Describe the following methods of psychotherapy:
    1. Insight-Oriented,
    2. Counseling, Supportive therapy,
    3. Nondirective therapy,
    4. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

  9. Define the "Placebo Effect" and describe the various mechanisms by which the placebo effect assists in treating clinical ailments.

Course Overview


  • Part 1: Body-Oriented Therapies
    • CranioSacral Therapy
    • Chiropractic Therapy
    • Massage Therapy
    • The Feldenkrais Method
    • Yoga Therapy for Neurologic Illness
    • Tai Chi
    • Nutrition

  • Part 2: Mind / Body Therapies
    • Clinical Hypnosis
    • Meditation
    • Biofeedback
    • Psychotherapy
    • The Placebo Effect

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