Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

PEH-165 Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine (3.00)

Discusses the most commonly used complementary and alternative medicine modalities in the U.S. Focuses on the five domains of complementary and alternative medicine: alternative medical systems (traditional Chinese medicine, ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy), mind-body medicine (techniques designed to facilitate the mind's capacity to affect the physical body's functions in health and illness, such as meditation and yoga), manual therapies (massage, chiropractic), energy-based therapies (biofeedback, acupuncture), and biologically-based therapies (herbal medicine, dietary supplements). Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A