Ayurveda basics for physicians - concepts and disease factors

This Ayurveda basic course in two parts is the foundation of every medically and therapeutically oriented training at the European Academy of Ayurveda. This module is designed for medical practitioners and also addresses the use of Ayurveda in European (medical) practices.

The seminar provides an overview of the overall structure of Ayurvedic teachings. You will get to know Ayurveda from its classical side and be introduced to ancient Indian thought.
Using a wealth of examples, the basic course establishes a practical link to our life situation and highlights the behaviors in our everyday lives that disrupt our balance. In addition to the theoretical foundations, the seminar also offers important practical information. You will learn how to determine your Ayurvedic constitution, health-preserving measures and receive an initial introduction to diagnostic procedures and nutritional science.

The basic course for medical practitioners contains additional content that addresses the integration of Ayurveda into modern medicine.

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- Introduction to the history, philosophy, essential characteristics and literature of Ayurveda
- Definition of life (Ayus) and Ayurveda
- Nature of the human being: Differentiation of body, mind and soul (sharira - sattva - atman)
- Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of Ayurveda:
- Five elements (panca-mahabhuta)
- Functional components (dosha and agni)
- Structural components (dhatu, upadhatu, mala and srotas)
- Process of dhatu emergence
- Regulating principles in the psyche (manodosha, triguna)
- Health and disease in Ayurveda (svastha and vikriti)
- Definition of health (svastha)
- Causes (hetu) of health
- Causes (hetu) of physical and mental diseases
- Process of etiopathogenesis

Additional content in the basic course for medical practitioners:
- Live eWorkshop: Integration of Ayurveda into modern medicine
- eCourse "Practical examples for doctors": Ayurvedic pathogenesis (Kriyakala) in the everyday practice of conventional medicine
- Smart Learning (online): The roots of Ayurveda - the classical texts and Sanskrit

For whom?

This seminar was developed as an introduction to Ayurvedic medicine and is aimed specifically at people who already have extensive medical knowledge, in particular
- doctors
- alternative practitioners
* pharmacists
* nurses
and members of other healthcare professions.

Price info

Seminar fee from € 625

Please note the price information for the respective module dates.

Final payment

By invoice: Due 14 days before the start of the seminar

CME points

As a doctor, you can currently earn CME points for this module (as of 2021, a new application is pending).

At a glance

Required prior knowledge:

3 Days 45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs presence
3 Days 45 learning hrs of which 22,5 hrs live-webinar
33 Lessons 45 learning hrs of which 8 hrs live-webinar

from € 625
Plus board and lodging if applicable

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