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Course Outline

Student’s Guide
  • Course Objectives
  • Teaching Method and Work requirements
  • Contacting the School
  • Beginning the Course
  • Answering the Questions
  • Correcting Your Answers
  • Planning Your Study Schedule
  • Exam
  • Sending Activities to the College
Chapter 1

Medication

  • A Bit of History
  • The Discovery of Aspirin
  • Pharmacology’s First Steps
  • What is Medication?
  • Origins
  • Galenic Forms
  • Excipients of Known Recognized Effect(s)
  • Action of Medication

Drug Categories

  • Major Drug Evaluation Parameters
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Marketing Authorization: MA (Canada) / Marketing Authorization Application: MAA (Europe) / New Drug Application: NDA (USA)

Drug Regulation Frameworks

  • Agence Nationale De Sécurité Du Médicament Et Des Produits De Santé (ANSM) in France
  • The European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • Health Canada’s Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Medication Access Routes
  • General Route
  • Local Route
  • Drug Targets and Mechanisms of Action
  • Drug Targets
  • Trajectory in the Body

The Dangers of Medication

  • Appropriate Medication Use
  • Medication and Iatrogenesis

Drug Families

  • Antalgics or Analgesics
  • Antacids
  • Antibiotics
  • Anticoagulants
  • Aspirin
  • Barbiturates
  • Beta Blockers
  • Bronchodilators
  • Cancer
  • Corticosteroids
  • Digitalis Extracts
  • Diuretics
  • Epilepsy
  • Gout
  • Histamine
  • Arterial Hypertension
  • Hypnotics
  • Inflammation
  • Laxatives
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Nausea
  • Neuroleptics
  • Spasms
  • Tranquilizers
  • Gastro duodenal Ulcers
  • Virus
  • Revision
  • Activity 1
Chapter 2

Chemical Tests and the Organization of the Healthcare System

  • General Tests

Blood Tests

  • Uric Acid
  • Beta HCG
  • Calcium
  • Partial Thromboplastin Time
  • Cholesterol
  • Creatinine
  • Gamma-glutamyl-trans Peptidase
  • Glycaemia
  • Blood Group
  • Haemoculture
  • Hormones
  • Ionogram
  • Full Blood Count (FBC)
  • The INR: International Normalized Ratio

Biological Analyses

  • Amniocentesis
  • Amnioscopy
  • Angiography
  • Audiogram
  • Biopsy
  • Doppler
  • Ultrasound
  • Printer Electrocardiogram
  • Electroencephalogram
  • Stool and Urine Tests
  • Fibroscopy
  • Pap Smear
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Barium Enema
  • Mammography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Phlebography
  • Puncture
  • Sampling
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  • Scanner
  • Spermogram
  • Skin Tests
  • Summary Table of the Main Biological Constants

Revision

  • Activity 2
Chapter 3

Emergencies

  • Introduction
  • The Main Principles of First Aid Treatment
    • Protect the Victim and Make the Surroundings Safe
    • Call an Ambulance or the Police
    • Assess Consciousness
    • Ventilation
    • Circulation
  • Stopping Bleeding: Pressure, Elevation, 911

What to Do

  • Traffic Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Drowning
  • Electrocution
  • Burns
  • Major Wounds
  • Fractures
  • Strains and Dislocations
  • Frostbite
  • Severed Limbs
  • Animal Bites and Stings

Revision

  • Activity 3
Chapter 4

The Medical Consultation

  • Introduction

Consulting a General Practitioner

  • Interview Procedure
  • The Interview
  • Clinical Examination
  • Recognizing an Emergency
  • Medical History
  • Surgical History
  • Family History
  • Current Medication
  • Lifestyle
  • The History of the Illness
  • Clinical Examination
  • Recognizing Serious Symptoms
  • Questionnaire of Serious Symptoms/Emergencies

Revision

  • Activity 4
Chapter 5

Complementary Tests in Naturopathy

  • Introduction

Indican Test

  • Chemical Transformation of Indole Into Indican
  • Test Availability

Oxidata Test

  • How to Administer the Test
  • Test Availability

Acid-base Balance Test

  • Test Principles
  • How to Administer the Test
  • Interpreting the Results
  • Test Availability

Chemstrip Test

  • Test Availability

Allergy Tests

  • Patch Tests
  • Prick Tests
  • Test Availability

Food Intolerance Testing

  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Gluten Intolerance
  • Test Availability

ImuPro Test

  • Test Availability

Sulkowitch Test

  • Test Availability

Koenisburg Test

  • Test Availability

Zinc Evaluation

  • Test Availability

Bio-Electronic “Vincent” (BEV) Method

  • Parameters
  • Test Availability
List of Laboratories

Revision

  • Activity 5

Answers

  • Answers to Chapter 1
  • Answers to Chapter 2
  • Answers to Chapter 3
  • Answers to Chapter 4
  • Answers to Chapter 5
Appendix

Plants and Medications: Watch Out For Interactions!

Exam

  • Instructions
  • Evaluation Questionnaire
  • Answer Grid for Course 214
  • Validation Form Course 214