COMPARISON OF EAST WEST HERB COURSES

CONTENTS HOME HERBALIST COURSE FAMILY HERBALIST COURSE PROFESSIONAL HERBALIST COURSE CLINICAL HERBALIST COURSE
ENROLLMENT Open (enroll any time) Open (enroll any time) Open (enroll any time) Only open after completion of Professional Course*
STUDY Distance learning Distance learning Distance learning Distance learning and on site seminars
CONTENT:
   # lessons 6 12 36 36
   # course books  Online only lessons Online** lessons (coming soon) or 1 course book Online** lessons (coming soon) or 3 course books and 1 Index book (258 pages) Online** lessons (coming soon) or 3 course books and 1 Index book (258 pages)
   # pages 177 382 2300+ pages 2300+ pages
   Planetary Herbalism

(Western, Chinese,

Ayurvedic)

Yes Yes Yes Yes
LENGTH OF TIME TO COMPLETE 3-6 months 6-12 months 2 years 3 years
TOPICS:
   materia medica Simple Simple Extensive: Over 600 herbs in 18 lessons & 44 herbal categories Extensive: Over 600 herbs in 18 lessons & 44 herbal categories
   preparations,

remedies & therapies

Yes Yes Yes Yes
   herbal energetics Yes Yes Yes Yes
   herbal fundamentals Yes Yes Yes Yes
   herbal formulary Simple Simple Extensive:  264+ Extensive: 264+
   food energetics Yes Yes Yes Yes
   disease

assessment

Simple Simple Extensive: 944+ health conditions Extensive: 944+ health conditions
   treatment of specific

conditions

Simple Simple Extensive Extensive
   science courses Yes
BOOKS INCLUDED: 1 3 5 5
LESSON TESTS Self-graded Self-graded tests with personally graded essays & projects Self-graded tests with personally graded essays & projects
HANDS ON TEACHING Optional annual week-long seminar –recommended: Therapies Track Optional annual week-long seminar –recommended: Therapies & Foundation Tracks Optional annual week-long seminar –recommended: Therapies, Foundation, Intermediate & Advanced Tracks Required: 3 annual week-long seminars –  Foundation, Intermediate & Advanced Tracks;

Optional Therapies & Practitioner Tracks

REQUIREMENTS Complete 6 lessons Complete 12 lessons Complete 36 lessons, all lesson tests, projects, essays & final exam Complete 36 lessons, all lesson tests and final exam
  Anatomy & physiology
  Pathology & disease
  400+ clinical mentoring hours
  Attendance at Foundation, Intermediate & Advanced seminar tracks
  Admittance is by the East West School
CERTIFICATE AWARDED Yes Yes Yes Endorsement by Michael & Lesley Tierra;

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ALSO INCLUDED:
   Learning Center 1 year 2 years 5 years lifetime
   3 different weekly

chats

1 year 2 years 5 years lifetime
   private student forum 1 year 2 years 5 years lifetime
   webinars 1 year 2 years 5 years lifetime
PAYMENT PLAN Yes Yes Yes Yes
Home Herbalist Family Herbalist Professional Course Clinical Herbalist

 

*East West Clinical Herbalist Course: Students work on the Professional Course while completing two of the three seminars and attend the third seminar after completion of the Professional Course. Other requirements are done after completion of the Professional Course.

** Online lessons for Professional Course coming soon!

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