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Diploma of Energetic Kinesiology - enrolling now for 2018 intake

Energetic Kinesiology is a truly amazing modality supported by an extensive body of research, using non-invasive, holistic approaches to support the health and wellbeing of the body, mind and soul.   Drawing on both the Eastern and Western Healing traditions Kinesiologists use muscle monitoring, a method of accessing the body's innate biofeedback systems (among other tools), to listen to the body and uncover areas of stress and imbalance.  Kinesiologists then identify ways to assist the client to restore this balance and in so doing, open the door to wellness and vitality. 

This qualification in Energetic Kinesiology integrates ground breaking research in psychoneuroimmunology, studying interactions between neural, endocrine and the immune system, vibrational remedies and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Nutrition. The content is integrated & comprehensive, and it is taught by some of Australia's leading practitioners & academics in their field. Their passion and expertise will provide you with an exceptional learning experience and a new career in practising in one of the most fascinating fields in complementary medicine.

Studies include Kinesiology, Energy Systems. Anatomy & Physiology, Body Systems, Tradition Chinese Medicine Nutrition, Psychoneuroimmunology, Bach Flower Remedies, Clinical Practice,.Safe Practices, Communicate with Clients and how to Build your Successful Practice.

About the Facilitators

Your Trainers at Nature Care are professionals who are passionate about their fields of expertise. They bring a wealth of knowledge, clinical expertise and industry experience to provide you with an exciting, engaging and relevant educational experience.

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Duration: 1 Year Part-time (3 Terms)

Commences: February - Annual intake each year

Delivery Mode: Practical units of study are on campus only, theory units of study can be completed on-campus, or via distance learning

Enrolment: Course Fees are only payable on a term by term basis as you proceed with your studies. 

UNITS OF STUDY

Introduction to Energetic Kinesiology

Description: Kinesiology combines the ancient eastern philosophies of acupuncture (without the use of needles) with the western understanding of anatomy and physiology to enable practitioners to treat the whole person. This introductory subject will provide you with a solid foundation on which you can build the skills to become a kinesiology practitioner.  You will be introduced to energetic healing techniques which encompasses all aspects of the human being: Mind, Body and Spirit.

Self-Directed Learning:Components of this units require self-directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement debate and group discussion. 

Assessment: (indicative only): This unit of study is assesssed via body logs, an on-line quiz, practical observation & class participation.

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil


Anatomy & Physiology Body Structure

Description: A fundamental component of all major modalities, this subject will teach you an overview of the fundamental Anatomy of Body Structures. This course will focus on the anatomy of the external body structures including the skin and accessory structures, bones of the skeleton, joints and the skeletal muscles.

Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion.

 

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via mid-term and end of term Assessment plus class participation, or for distance students participation in on-line forums.

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil


- Subtle Anatomy Energy Systems

Description: In this unit, we’ll explore the systems of anatomy beyond the physical. You will develop an understanding of the major concepts of Oriental Healing and the different perspectives of western oriental approaches.  You will gain knowledge of the main meridians in the body and the interrelationship between all parts of the body, as well as the theoretical aspects of energy - qi and its connection to the mind, emotions and the body’s state of ill health.  Finally, you will also be introduced to energy scanning as it applies to the meridians.

Self-Directed Learning: Components of this units require self-directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement debate and group discussion.

Assessment: (indicative only): Examination and Creative Assignment.

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil  


Traditional Chinese Medicine Nutrition

Description: This practical and theoretical model will introduce you to the concept of Oriental Dietary Therapy, which is the appropriate selection of foods and the combination of Chinese Herbal Traditional Medicinal foods. You will learn about diet basics, cooking techniques and properties of food and how to recognize different symptomatic patterns and problems that require unique dietary solutions.

Self-Directed Learning: Components of this units require self-directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement debate and group discussion.

Assessment: (indicative only):

Pre-requisites: NIl 

Co-requisites: Nil 


Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology Based Relaxation Therapy

Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) investigates links between thoughts and emotions, and the resistance to disease. 

This short course in PNI provides participants with the opportunity learn about this growing field and get up to date on the most recent evidence-based research of interactions between neural, endocrine and immune processes. 

The workshop has a strong focus on the effect of stress and relaxation on psychological and physical well-being and includes practical relaxation skills to reduce the effects of stress-related medical conditions.

In this comprehensive, information packed workshop you will explore the definition and history of PNI and explore connections between nervous, endocrine and immune systems.

You will also learn about stress response pathways, PNI interactions in pain, depression, anxiety and fatigue and explore evidence of the immune response to relaxation and more!

Also included in this workshop are practical relaxations skills to enhance psychological and physical health for you to use personally and provide to clients.

Study options: Join us on campus in Sydney


Anatomy & Physiology Body Systems

Description: A fundamental component of all major modalities, this subject continues on from Anatomy and Physiology of Body Structures and will focus on the anatomy and physiological functioning of each Body System. The final component of this course will focus on processes of pregnancy, labour and lactation and the impact of each body system on Homeostasis and in ageing.

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via mid-term assessment, end of term Assessment & class participation, or for distance students participation in on-line forums.

Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion.

Pre-requisites: Nil
Co-requisites: Nil


Advanced Kinesiology

Description: This unit will develop your fundamental kinesiology skills to enable you to identify the signs and symptoms of stress and possibilities in overcoming stressors of all kinds that affect the body’s systems and structure.  The unit will also introduce you to a range of additional techniques and processes that can be integrated easily into your current knowledge of Kinesiology which will enhance your skills and enable you to provide a more holistic approach to your kinesiology balancing. 

Self-Directed Learning:Components of this units require self-directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement debate and group discussion. 

Assessment: (indicative only) This unit of study is assessed via a practical and written assessment.

Pre-requisites: Introduction to Energetic Kinesiology

Co-requisites: Kinesiology Practice


Kinesiology Practice

Description:

This unit will provide a review of the Introduction to Energetic Kinesiology and Advanced Kinesiology; provide further on-campus kinesiology instruction to ensure the competent application of theory and practical techniques.  Client Case histories, tools and further techniques will be covered in preparation for kinesiology clinical practice. 

Self-Directed Learning: Components of this units require self-directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement debate and group discussion.

Assessment: (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via an assignment and ongoing class participation.

Pre-requisites: Introduction to Energetic Kinesiology; Anatomy & Physiology Body Structure

Co-requisites: Advanced Kinesiology  


Communicate With Clients

Description: This unit of study covers the skills required by practitioners to establish and maintain effective communication with clients throughout all interactions and provide basic counselling as required and as appropriate to facilitate the treatment or health service being provided. The skills apply to work in a range of health settings where health services are provided with direct client contact involved.

Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion.

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via:
Case study assessment tasks and on line quiz

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil

 


Safe Practices

Description:  This unit incorporates the skills and knowledge required to comply with infection control policies and procedures and contribute to WHS processes.

Self Directed Learning: Components of this unit require self directed study where students will perform research and or set tasks followed by reviews promoting learning, engagement, debate and group discussion

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via an assignment, on line quiz and class participation, or for distance students participation in on-line forums.

Pre-requisites: Nil.

Co-requisites: Nil.


Bach Flower Remedies

Description: This unit of study is an introduction to the subtle healing system by Dr Edward Bach for treating negative states of mind and emotions. You will learn about the 38 unique remedies, including how to prescribe and dispense them.

Assessment (indicative only): This unit of study is assessed via assignment and end of term examination  

Pre-requisites: Nil

Co-requisites: Nil

 


Building Your Successful Practice

Clinical Practice A (Kinesiology)

Description: You will put the skills and knowledge you have learned over the course of your studies into practice by providing professional kinesiology consultations to clients, in the Nature Care Wellness Centre (a clinic open to members of the public) under the supervision of a Clinical Supervisor. 

Assessment: (indicative only) This unit of study is assessed via on-going practical assessment.

Pre-requisites: All units in Study Period 1 and Study Period 2 of course

Co-requisites: Safe Practices


Clinical Practice B (Kinesiology)

Description: You will put the skills and knowledge you have learned over the course of your studies into practice by providing professional kinesiology consultations to clients, in the Nature Care Wellness Centre (a clinic open to members of the public) under the supervision of a Clinical Supervisor. 

Assessment: (indicative only) This unit of study is assessed via on-going practical assessment.

Pre-requisites: All units in Study Period 1 and Study Period 2 of course, Safe Practices

Co-requisites: Nil.


Apply First Aid

This unit deals with recognising and responding to an emergency in the workplace. The competency HLTAID003 Apply first aid is compulsory in all our professional training programs. The course includes both home study (flexible learning) and practical assessment.




Course tuition fees for each term will depend on the number of units of study in which you enrol into. You enrol and pay on a term by term basis.

Year 1 Fees:

Term 1 : $2,360.00

Term 2 : $2,605.00

Term 3 : $2,790.00

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