Integrative Health and Medicine Specialization
Launch your career in integrative health. Incorporate complementary therapies in clinical practice to improve outcomes and promote wellbeing.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Each course in this specialization includes a peer-reviewed project that applies integrative therapies to a specific situation. To begin, you will analyze what is needed to bring integrative therapies into your workplace or other setting. In later courses, you will research the benefits and risks of specific herbal medicines and essential oils for specific patients or clients; create a guided imagery recording; and make recommendations based on evidence and patient preferences for herbal medicines, aromatherapy, guided imagery, and mindfulness practice. Throughout, the focus will be on assessing patient needs and educating and advising patients in clear, simple, and patient-centered language.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
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