BA Complementary Medicine At University of Johannesburg‎ (UJ)

The Bachelor of Complementary Medicine provides students with a broad perspective on the scope of this dynamic field, in the overall context of public health, ethics, research, health promotion and health behaviour.

Programme : Bachelor of Complementary Medicine

Minimum APS :26

Life Science: 4 (50%+)

Campus :DFC

Mathematics: 4 (50%+)

English: 5 (60%+)

Physical Science:: 4 (50%+)

Career : Acupuncturists, health and wellness industry, patientservices co-ordinator within a multidisciplinary practice, retail and pharmacy assistants, health and lifestyle journalists

What is complementary treatment?

Complementary therapies offer a different approach to conventional or mainstream medicine. They include therapies that aren’t usually part of conventional medical care, such as yoga, meditation, acupuncture and homeopathy. They are usually used alongside, or as well as, conventional therapies.

What makes a good complementary therapist?

A professional therapist will always make you feel at ease, and will be polite, thoughtful, confident, honest, and in good emotional and physical health.

What are the disadvantages of complementary therapies?

The disadvantages of CAM therapies include the lack of standardization of either the practice or the dispensing of the therapies and techniques. In addition, for many of these modalities, no standard format exists to ensure that practitioners are adequately trained in the techniques they use.

Which alternative medicine is best?

Most Popular Alternative Healing Therapies

  • Acupuncture – One of the better known alternative healing therapies is acupuncture. …
  • Acupressure – Acupressure just like acupuncture works on the principal of various specific points being energy centers of the human body. …
  • Ayurveda – Ayurveda is an ancient healing practice that originated in India

What are the 4 domains of complementary and alternative medicine?

The NCCAM divides CAM into four major domains—Mind-Body Medicine, Manipulative and Body-Based Practices, Energy Medicine, and Biologically-Based Practices.