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Ayurvedic Medicine & Nutrition - RD65
Ayurvedic Medicine & Nutrition
RD65 l 6.00 contact hrs
by Laurie Millar, MS, CAS, PKS
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Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Give the English translation of the Sanskrit word, Ayurveda.
  2. State three reasons why Ayurveda is relevant in our current modern society.
  3. Identify the historical context and time frame during which Ayurveda developed.
  4. List the three main causes of disease and the root cause which contributes to these main causes, according to Ayurveda.
  5. Identify the five elements and the three doshas which are the building blocks of Ayurveda medicine.
  6. 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.
  7. Explain how Yoga is related to Ayurveda and what purpose it serves as mentioned in the ancient Indian texts.
  8. Why is identifying a person's innate constitution (prakriti) and imbalances (vikriti) important in Ayurveda medicine?
  9. Discuss how the "campfire" analogy can be compared to human digestion in simple terms.
  10. Identify several qualities of the mind in each of the three dosha type personalities, Vata, Pitta and Kapha.
  11. Develop a successful weight loss/lifestyle plan for a "tamassic" kapha individual who has chronic fatigue.
  12. 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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ContinuingEducation.com 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
 
ContinuingEducation.com 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).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/31/2015


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