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Beginner Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • Examine Curanderismo in Latin America, Southwestern United States, Africa, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Peru, as well as the Mayan and Native American views.

  • Recognize the contributions of the famous Mexican healer Niño Fidencio and how his healing methods have been influenced by healers like Chenchito.

  • Discuss the influences of traditional medicine from indigenous beliefs, rituals & herbal medications.

  • Explain how traditional medicine has been valued throughout the generations.

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

EL ULTIMO CHENCHITO, THE LAST OF THE FIDENCISTA HEALERS

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
El niño Fidencio10m
El último chenchito20m
1 reading
Curanderismo, Curandero1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 11h
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE & AFRICAN HEALING THROUGH MUSIC

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
African Healing through Music30m
1 reading
Curanderismo1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 21h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

AFRO-LATINO HEALING THROUGH MUSIC AND DANCE & AFRO-CUBAN HEALING TECHNIQUES

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Afro-Cuban Healing Techniques20m
1 reading
Curanderismo1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 31h
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

AFRO-PUERTO RICAN HEALING MODALITIES & SACRED TOBACCO OF PERU/MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR WOMEN

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Sacred Tobacco of Peru / Medicinal Plants for Women21m
1 reading
Curanderismo, Curandero1h
1 practice exercise
Quiz 41h

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