Saturday, January 3, 2015

Naturopathy's Science / Scientific Claim:

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I.01.a4. - Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine:
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the CCNM states:
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[in "NPLEX 1 Prep Course - May 5 - 8, 2012"] 
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"basic science review outline [...] basic science reviews given at ND schools follow the following format [...] information based on learning content areas and seventeen years teaching and writing board exam questions will be given in the following basic medical science areas [...] based on the change by NABNE to an integrated case-based basic science examination these five topics will be integrated [...] they are intended to form a core of information from which the student can focus their study for the basic science NPLEX board exams";
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[in "Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre and Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation Collaborate on Whole-Person Cancer-care Education"(2012)]
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"the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre is a not-for-profit cancer care and research center with a mission to deliver whole-person care that includes scientifically grounded evidence-informed complementary medicine";
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[in "Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine Opens First Integrative Cancer Centre in Eastern Canada"(2012)]
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"the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre is a not-for-profit cancer care and research center delivering whole-person cancer care and scientifically grounded, evidence-informed complementary medicine [...] a number of collaborations with OHRI scientists [...] the OICC is a not-for-profit cancer care and research center with a mission to deliver whole-person care that includes scientifically grounded evidence-informed complementary medicine";
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[in "NPLEX 1 Prep Course (Dr. Paul Anderson) - May 10-13, 2011"]
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"NABNE / NPLEX have adopted a new case-based clinical science format";
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[in "NPLEX 2 Prep Course (Dr. Paul Anderson) - May 12-17, 2011"]
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"NABNE / NPLEX have adopted a new case-based clinical science format [...] Dr. Paul Anderson Clinical Science Review Outline 2010 NCNM - SCNM - UBCNM - CCNM [...] beginning in 2007 Dr. Paul Anderson revised all review materials and formats to encompass the new case based clinical science format used by NABNE / NPLEX";
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[in "Mind Body Spirit" (issue #7 spring 2011)]
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"complementary cancer care at the RSNC takes a holistic approach to cancer care by using scientifically grounded, natural methods to strengthen the body’s ability to heal itself";
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[in "Mind Body Spirit" (issue #8 fall 2011)]
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"the OICC will offer: scientifically grounded, evidenceinformed natural cancer care [...] CCNM also featured prominently at the pre-conference Science and Policy Summit co-headed by the Naturopathic Physician’s Research Institute, the AANP and the AANMC";
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[in "Mind Body Spirit" (issue #5 spring 2010)]
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"Body Mind Science Resources, CCNM's on-campus textbook and medical supply store [...] when the 1st year basic sciences teacher quit, we had to teach each other";
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[pdf link points to wrong issue]
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[in "Mind Body Spirit" (issue #6 fall 2010)]
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"the long-standing use of this traditional naturopathic therapy is better supported and understood through scientific inquiry [...] clinical pearls based on the best scientific evidence available";
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[in "Mind Body Spirit" (issue #3 spring 2009)]
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"'Introduction to Principles and Practices of Naturopathic Medicine' by Dr. Faser Smith, ND [...] 'Principles and Practices of Naturopathic Medicine' is written specifically for the student of naturopathic medicine, whether the ‘student’ is enrolled in a formal course of study or simply has a keen interest in health sciences [...] Fraser Smith, ND, is the Assistant Dean for Naturopathic Medicine at National University of Health Sciences. After receiving his ND degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, he served as dean at CCNM";
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[in "Mind Body Spirit" (issue #4 fall 2009)]
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"we combine scientific knowledge with holistic practices [...] over the last several years his published scientific papers have become more accepted and better appreciated by mainstream medical researchers [...] Abram’s hypothesis caught the eye of mainstream medical scientist Dr. Christine Miller [...] Abram had so many more scientific achievements to his credit";
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[in "Academic Calendar 2009-2010"]
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"prerequisite sciences [...] a message from the president [p.003...] naturopathic medicine is founded on the principle of healing through the co-operative power of nature. It involves harnessing science to unleash this healing power of nature [p.004...] the first year involves a comprehensive examination of the biomedical sciences that underlie the study of medicine. The second and third years focus increasingly on the clinical sciences and the modalities that constitute the tools of the profession [...] these principles underpin a complete, individualized and coordinated approach to health care that integrates modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine [p.005...] naturopathic doctor's oath.  I dedicate myself to the service of humanity as a practitioner of the art and science of naturopathic medicine [p.006...] the ND program is broadly composed of three main areas of study: the biomedical sciences, the clinical sciences, and the art and practice of naturopathic medicine [p.009...] the curriculum in the first year of the naturopathic program concentrates on the biomedical sciences and also introduces students to naturopathic philosophy. The second year focuses on the clinical sciences [p.011...] some prerequisite sciences courses can be completed at CCNM [p.014...] doctor of naturopathic medicine diploma program objectives [...] integrate biomedical with clinical science knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients [p.041...] the ND program is broadly composed of three main areas of study: the biomedical sciences, the clinical sciences and the art and practice of naturopathic medicine [...] the biomedical sciences [...] the clinical sciences segment of the curriculum thoroughly prepares students to educate patients and the public in health promotion and disease prevention. [p.042...] BAS=basic sciences [...] CLS clinical science [p.047...] BAS205 Microbiology [...] this course stresses the integration of scientific information [p.051...] NPH402 Integrated Clinical Studies II [...] the core content is the art and science of naturopathic clinical practice [...] a thoughtful integration of biomedical sciences [p.059...] prerequisite sciences [...] CCNM requires applicants to have completed several courses in pre-medical sciences to be eligible for admission into the full-time doctor of naturopathic medicine (ND) program [...] prerequisite sciences are offered twice per year [p.060...] physiology will be offered as a prerequisite science course in spring 2010 [...] general chemistry serves as a foundation both for subsequent prerequisite sciences courses and for the ND program [p.061...] the course will increase the students’ scientific understanding of human nature [p.062...] prerequisite sciences course: general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, biology, psychology [p.064...] NPLEX (Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examination) [...] it includes five basic science exams (anatomy, physiology, pathology, immunology, biochemistry, and microbiology) that are taken after the first two years of naturopathic medical school. The clinical science examinations are taken following graduation (after the fourth year of school) [p.067]";
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[in "Mind Body Spirit" (issue #1 winter 2008)]
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"'there’s a lack of empirical research about naturopathic medicine and remedies, and very
little is published about it in the scientific community,' says Cooley, who graduated from CCNM in 2003. 'We need evidence to support the treatments we prescribe, to inform the profession and help fill the knowledge gap'";
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[in "Mind Body Spirit"(issue #2 summer 2008)]
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"CCNM press news [...] 'Introduction to Principles and Practices of Naturopathic Medicine' [...by] Fraser Smith, ND [...] is written specifically for the student of naturopathic medicine, whether the 'student' is enrolled in a formal course of study or simply has a keen interest in health sciences [p.022]";
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[in "Student Handbook 2007/2008"]
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"Naturopathic Doctor's Oath: I dedicate myself to the service of humanity as a practitioner of the art and science of naturopathic medicine [p.002...] A Message from the NSA President [...] the art and science of this phenomenal medicine [p.009...] BAS= basic sciences [...] CLS clinical science [p.057...] science lab [p.205...] Metagenics' expert team of research scientists [...] Metagenics also fulfills this commitment through the development of detailed, science-based practitioner education [p.206...] Heel Canada [...] the global leader in the field of scientifically-based modern homeopathy [p.208]";
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[in "Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine" (2007)]
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"naturopathic medicine is science-based, holistic philosophy and practice rooted in the principle of vis medicatrix naturae, the healing power of nature ['purposeful life spirit!!!'...] the first two years of study, include the foundation medical sciences [...] for those applicants whose academic background does not include the sciences, CCNM offers a naturopathic college preparatory program (NCPP)";
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(archived here,
(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.naturalhealers.com/schools/ccnm/)
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjiWjGdilAc)

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[in "Mississauga Scholarship Winner Chooses the Natural Path" (2006)]
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“the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) [...] in addition to providing a rigorous scientific foundation, CCNM's program”;
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(click here,
(archived here,
(for the archive.org history of this page, click here,
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[in "The Program" ()]
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"naturopathic medicine [...] is the art and science of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention using natural therapies and gentle techniques [...] basic medical sciences [...] problem-solving skills in applied basic life sciences are developed through lectures, case discussions, tutorial groups and clinical simulations";
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[Mind Body Spirit Alumni Mag.]
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[for all issues, click here, http://www.ccnm.edu/alumni_magazine]
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[in "Naturopathic Well Child Clinic"]
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"'children will be assessed physically as well as from an emotional and spiritual perspective,' says Rena Zambri ND, FCAH, clinic supervisor. 'Parents will appreciate the fresh approach of science-based naturopathic medicine'";
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[in "Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine"]
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"we are harnessing science to unleash the healing power of nature";
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[faculty profiles]
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[in "Moira Kwok, B.Sc. (Hons), ND"]
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"Moira obtained her bachelor of science with honors from the University of Guelph, and then proceeded to complete the four year post-graduate program in naturopathic medicine at CCNM. She offers her patients a science-based approach to the use of dietary and lifestyle changes, nutritional and herbal medicines, and acupuncture";
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[in "Tracy Malone, ND"]
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"a science-based approach that treats illness by using natural evidence based medicine";
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[in "Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic"]
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"naturopathic medicine harnesses science to unleash nature's healing power";
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[in "Teaching Evidence Based Integrative Medicine"] 
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"introducing evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: answering the challenge [...] appraising the evidence for papers on therapy [...] practicing evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) requires that practitioners develop an ability to understand and appropriately apply the results of published studies addressing questions related to their clinical practice";
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[in "Adjunctive Cancer Care Clinic"]
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 "complementary cancer care at the RSNC takes a holistic, or whole-person, approach to cancer care by using scientifically grounded, natural methods to strengthen the body's ability to heal itself";
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(click here,
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