Integrated Anatomy & Physiology: Bridging Ayurveda & Functional Medicine

Comprehensive Anatomy and Physiology Course with Functional Medicine Integration

Are you an Ayurvedic student eager to deepen your understanding of the human body through the lens of both traditional and modern medicine? Our 90-hour (six-credit equivalent) Anatomy and Physiology course, enriched with Functional Medicine training and coaching, is tailored specifically for you. Over two trimesters, this comprehensive program bridges the gap between ancient Ayurvedic principles and contemporary functional medicine, providing you with the knowledge and skills to enhance your holistic practice.

Why Choose This Program?

 

  • Holistic Integration: Learn to seamlessly blend Ayurvedic wisdom with modern functional medicine principles.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: In-depth anatomy and physiology education combined with practical functional medicine training.
  • Hands-On Learning: Gain experience with diagnostic tests relevant to both Ayurvedic and functional medicine.
  • Expert Instructors: Learn from professionals with expertise in both Ayurvedic and functional medicine fields.
  • Flexible Schedule: Designed to fit into your busy academic calendar over two trimesters.

Curriculum Overview

Anatomy and Physiology I (45 Hours)

Module 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

  • Overview of A&P
  • Homeostasis and feedback systems
  • Introduction to functional medicine principles and their relevance to Ayurveda

Module 2: Cells and Tissues

  • Cell structure and function
  • Tissue types and their roles
  • Functional medicine: Nutritional assessment tests and Ayurvedic perspectives on cellular health

Module 3: Integumentary System

  • Structure and function of skin, hair, and nails
  • Skin health and diseases from an Ayurvedic viewpoint
  • Food sensitivity testing

Module 4: Skeletal System

  • Bone structure, function, and development
  • Joints and movement
  • Bone density scan (DEXA)
  • Ayurvedic approaches to bone health

Module 5: Muscular System

  • Muscle tissue types and functions
  • Mechanisms of muscle contraction
  • Functional movement screening (FMS)
  • Ayurvedic therapies for muscle health

Module 6: Nervous System

  • Neuron structure and function
  • Central and peripheral nervous systems
  • Neurotransmitters and synaptic transmission
  • Neurotransmitter testing
  • Ayurvedic approaches to mental and nervous system health

Module 7: Case Studies in Functional Medicine and Ayurveda

  • Case-based learning approach
  • Integrating A&P knowledge with functional medicine and Ayurvedic principles
  • Real-life scenarios and problem-solving

Anatomy and Physiology II (45 Hours)

Module 8: Cardiovascular System

  • Heart anatomy and function
  • Blood vessels and circulation
  • Blood components and functions
  • Advanced lipid profile testing
  • Ayurvedic cardiovascular health practices

Module 9: Lymphatic System and Immunity

  • Lymphatic system structure and function
  • Immune system overview
  • Comprehensive stool analysis (CSA)
  • Ayurvedic immunity boosters and detoxification practices

Module 10: Respiratory System

  • Anatomy of the respiratory tract
  • Mechanisms of breathing and gas exchange
  • Respiratory health and diseases
  • Spirometry
  • Ayurvedic respiratory therapies

Module 11: Digestive System

  • Anatomy of the digestive organs
  • Digestion, absorption, and metabolism
  • Gut health and microbiome
  • GI Map (gut microbiome analysis)
  • Ayurvedic digestive health practices

Module 12: Urinary System

  • Kidney structure and function
  • Urine formation and excretion
  • Urinary health and disorders
  • Comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP)
  • Ayurvedic urinary system support

Module 13: Endocrine System

  • Hormone-producing glands and hormone functions
  • Endocrine regulation and feedback loops
  • Hormone panel testing
  • Ayurvedic approaches to hormonal balance

Module 14: Reproductive System

  • Anatomy of male and female reproductive systems
  • Reproductive cycles and development
  • Fertility testing
  • Ayurvedic reproductive health practices

Module 15: Integrative Case Studies and Practical Application

  • Advanced case studies integrating A&P, functional medicine, and Ayurveda
  • Developing personalized health plans
  • Coaching techniques and patient communication

Everything You Need to Know

 

Duration: Two trimesters (45 hours per trimester) 90 Hours (6 College Credit Equivalent) 

Format: Combination of live classes & lectures, case studies, practical sessions, and functional medicine tests.

Price: $1200

Location: Online (Live & Recorded)

When: Ongoing, Begins October 2024

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Ayurvedic principles recommended

What You Will Gain

  • A deep understanding of human anatomy and physiology
  • Practical skills in functional medicine diagnostic tests
  • The ability to integrate Ayurvedic and functional medicine approaches in your practice
  • Preparation for advanced studies or careers in holistic health fields

 

How to Enroll 

Ready to elevate your Ayurvedic practice with a robust understanding of anatomy and physiology? Enroll in our Anatomy and Physiology course with Functional Medicine Integration!  Enrollment Opens June 1, 2024.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact:

  • Phone:+1 (248) 602-0649
  • Email: admissions@yogavedainstitute.com

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to blend ancient wisdom with modern science. Sign up now and become a practitioner who understands and treats the whole person, not just the symptoms.