Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Give the English translation of the Sanskrit word, Ayurveda.
- State three reasons why Ayurveda is relevant in our current modern society.
- Identify the historical context and time frame during which Ayurveda developed.
- List the three main causes of disease and the root cause which contributes to these main causes, according to Ayurveda.
- Identify the five elements and the three doshas which are the building blocks of Ayurveda medicine.
- Discuss the 20 opposite qualities of nature in relationship to the three Ayurvedic seasons of Vata, Pitta and Kapha, also known as the yearly cycles of nature.
- Explain how Yoga is related to Ayurveda and what purpose it serves as mentioned in the ancient Indian texts.
- Why is identifying a person's innate constitution (prakriti) and imbalances (vikriti) important in Ayurveda medicine?
- Discuss how the "campfire" analogy can be compared to human digestion in simple terms.
- Identify several qualities of the mind in each of the three dosha type personalities, Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
- Develop a successful weight loss/lifestyle plan for a "tamassic" kapha individual who has chronic fatigue.
- Identify three lifestyle choices people in our modern society make which cause the Vata dosha to become imbalanced.
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This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians and health educators.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 1 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 1040, 1060, 4000, 4040, 5420, 5460, 6080
Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).