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Prof. Vithoulkas lecturing at the IACHI.A.C.H.: Homeopathy Course & Curriculum

This is a homeopathy course where the earnest
student really learns the proper application
of classical homeopathy.


The homeopathic training includes the following subjects :

Homeopathic Theory

  • History of homeopathy and its place in our modern world.
  • Life of Hahnemann.
  • Introduction to the Organon - Commentary and explanation of the main paragraphs of the Organon.
  • Comments on the New Model written by George Vithoulkas. All paragraphs will be explained.
  • Comments on the different chapters of the"Science of Homeopathy" - a homeopathic textbook by George Vithoulkas.
  • Understanding the human being in its structure and totality.
  • Discussion on all different aspects of practical application of homeopathy on live cases and their follow ups for three to four years.

 

Understanding the human organism in its totality

  • The organism as a holistic entity, with an energic structure.
  • The structure of the organism in its three levels of functioning.
  • The mental-spiritual
  • The emotional-psychic
  • The physical level
  • The practical need for having such an understanding
  • Hierarchy Interconnections- between mental, emotional and physical bodies. Dynamics of the interaction.

This is one of the most important aspects of the teaching.

 

Definition of health and the measure of health

  • State of Health: harmonious function of all 3 levels
  • Sense of freedom

 

Evaluation of strength or weakness of a constitution according to the twelve levels.

  • This is one of the most recent developments in classical homeopathy where new information is given in order to clarify old problems.
  • The student of the course has the possibility to learn to evaluate the degree of health in a completely different way than previously taught.

 

Understanding the laws of cure

  • The law of similars and its implications. Other applications of the law.
  • The dynamics of the disease.
  • Dynamic action on vital force of medicines and disease
  • The meaning of symptoms
  • Comparative value of symptoms
  • The energic nature of disease
  • The suppressions of symptoms - diseases and how they occur.
  • The adaptation syndrome-shift syndrome.

 

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The Homeopathic Remedies

  • What they are, how they are prepared.
  • Pharmacological origin of mother tinctures and preparation of potencies.
  • The creation of the homeopathic remedies - provings of homeopathic remedies
  • The preparation for a proving
  • Primary and secondary action of drugs.
  • The making of a complete homeopathic Pharmacopoeia: the so called Materia Medica
  • Preparation of homeopathic drugs - potentisation and trituration, possible errors
  • The potentisation - its implications and measurements.
  • Potentisation Modern research Arndt-Schultz Law
  • The correct preparation of homeopathic medicine and the care for their maintenance in the homeopathic pharmacy.

 

Case taking

  • Mental, educational and spiritual preparation of the homeopathic doctor in order to take a homeopathic case properly.
  • Techniques for homeopathic case taking and evaluation of the information
  • The need and the importance of the underlining of symptoms.
  • Practical application by live exercises.
  • Critique of the homeopathic case taking of other teachers by the students of the course.
  • The psychological aspect of both the patient and the doctor in the case taking process.

 

Questioning the patient:

  • Letting the patient talk
  • Leading questions
  • Following up answers and double-checking
  • The different aspects of Taking an Acute or a Chronic case
  • The importance of observation: Manner, posture, expressions, personality, physiognomy

 

Physical examination

  • Physical,
  • Laboratory,
  • Radiological,
  • Pathological vs. functional symptoms - their prognostic value

 

The meaning of "taking the case of a patient"

  • The objective.
  • The structure of the case taking - the sources of information - Organon
  • The optimum conditions for a successful homeopathic prescription
  • Constitutional prescription Acute (specific) prescribing
  • Tissue and organ system prescribing
  • Strategies for tackling a case
  • Strategies for clearing a confused case
  • Rules for choosing the potency and the dose - repetition

 

Live cases in long-term homeopathic treatment

  • LIVE CASES will be presented with long follow-ups so the student of the course will get a very good idea of the curative possibilities of homeopathy.

 

The First Homeopathic Prescription

  • Evaluation of peculiarity and intensity
  • Record keeping
  • Kent's description,
  • Importance of Underlining
  • Recording of prescription, future ideas, diagnosis, prognosis, medical, family, drug and treatment history
  • Homeopathic prognosis after the first prescription
  • Repetition of dose - importance of waiting
  • Choosing the correct potency for every case.
  • Evaluation of the first prescription, all the possible implications.
  • The Homeopathic Aggravation - in time - in intensity - in length
  • Antidoting homeopathic remedies, adverse reactions.

 

Follow-up of the case

  • Herring's Law

 

Second Homeopathic prescription

  • All the rules pertaining to the second prescription.
  • Prescribing on a superficial or on a deeper level, the meaning and the need of such prescriptions.
  • When such prescriptions are right or when they are wrong.
  • The dynamics within the family after a correct homeopathic prescription

 

Obstacles in the homeopathic prescribing.

  • Complicated cases after allopathic prescribing
  • Complicated cases after wrong homeopathic prescribing.

 

Analysis of homeopathic cases

  • According to essence - totality - keynotes and causative factors.

 

Predisposition and the theory of the miasms

  • Genetic predispositions and the HLA system
  • Susceptibilities - miasms
  • Importance of miasms
  • Origin of miasms
  • Description of miasms

 

Acute diseases and their management.

  • The management and the evaluation of acute diseases during treatment of chronic conditions. The rules for prescribing in such cases.
  • Acute prescribing.

 

Management of Chronic cases

  • Management of mental cases under allopathic drugs.
  • Management of severe pathology cases under heavy allopathic drugs, chemotherapy, cortisone, etc.
  • Obscure and Disordered Cases - how to deal with them,
  • "Clearing" of difficult and complicated cases
  • Getting patients off drugs
  • Long-term prognosis
  • Evaluation and prognosis of the different chronic diseases according to homeopathy.

 

Scientific homeopathy vs. other homeopathic ways of application.

  • Other holistic or natural techniques & how they act.
  • Role of allopathic medicine and surgery

 

Repertorisation

  • Structure of the homeopathic repertory of Kent and Synthesis.
  • Structure of other repertories.
  • Other repertories explained Methods of repertorisation by hand
  • Various homeopathic repertories
  • Kent's Knerr's Boenninghausen, Allen, Clark, Roberts
  • The computer repertories
  • Kent's Repertory - additions and their relative value.
  • Origin of rubrics
  • Grading of remedies
  • Comparison of rubrics

 

Different techniques and their value in prescribing.

  • How to choose rubrics
  • Repertorisation through computers
  • Understanding the use of computers for repertorisation, methods of repertorisation and their relative values.
  • Methods for improving the information in the repertory.

 

Homeopathic Materia Medica

  • The keynotes and the essences of 120 homeopathic remedies will be given according to the experience of G. V.
  • How to study the Materia Medica
  • Psychopathology as understood by homeopathy
  • Direct study and memorisation vs. study through the cases in practice Comparison of similar remedies
  • Comparison of remedies within particular rubrics
  • Polychrests vs. lesser-proven remedies
  • Pediatrics for beginners - practical hints for finding the correct remedy.
  • During the treatment of cases there will always be a comparison of remedies.

 

Practical matters

  • Handling of remedies, Administration of remedies, patient instructions
  • Interfering substances
  • Placebos
  • Presence of friends and relatives during the consultation
  • Which cases to refuse homeopathic treatment

Students of this homeopathic course should already be familiar with MEDICAL subjects

 

These lectures are based on the following books: