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2020 Integrative Medicine ONLINE Summer Course: MED 185

Event: Monday, August 3, 2020 – Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Introduction to Integrative East-West Medicine for Health and Wellness 8/3-9/9 Online Course

With the emergence of COVID-19, self-care has become indispensable. This summer, learn hands-on interactive tools though our online course to help you be the healthiest version of yourself.

MED 185 6-week course that is only offered in Summer Session C and provides 5 upper division general education (GE) units in Basic Scientific Inquiry. It is designed to provide an overarching introduction to integrative healthcare. Students will learn about integrative medicine and its role in health cultivation, disease prevention and in the medical system from UCLA faculty and guest speakers at the forefront of the field, engage in experiential workshops on self-care and different healing and medical modalities while discovering the science behind them. Topics include: integrative East-West Medicine and its role in prevention and health cultivation; herbs and nutritional supplements; pain management using acupuncture, acupressure, massage and other self-help techniques; as well as maintaining a healthy immune system and reducing inflammation and stress. Hands-on practice and experiential sessions will be incorporated.

This course is open to students of all levels and career interests from within and outside UCLA. Healthcare professionals interested in expanding their career to integrative medicine will also benefit from this course. International students are welcome to enroll. No prior experience in medicine or science is necessary.

A sneak peek about the issues that will be discussed in class:

-> Enroll via the UCLA Registrar
(UCLA students)


-> Enroll via Summer Sessions!
(Non-UCLA students)

Fees vary based on the student's status. MED 185 is a 5-unit course.

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For additional questions about the Medicine 185 course or if you would like to audit the course or specific sessions without receiving UCLA credit, please contact Annie Law at alaw@mednet.ucla.edu .

For questions regarding UCLA course registration, please contact UCLA Summer Sessions at info@summer.ucla.edu.