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Objectives & Outcomes

Educational Objectives

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Articulate the assumptions and foundational concepts inherent in both a wellness-based and disease-based model of healthcare
  • Merge modern scientific knowledge with traditional wisdom to demonstrate an integrated understanding of the use of herbs
  • Identify herbs, dry the raw materials, and turn them into simple and safe preparations
  • Articulate ways to support wellness in relationship to the shifting seasons
  • Incorporate safe and effective herbs into the diet as part of a self-care regimen


Program Outcomes

The program will enable students to:

  • Identify the principles of a wellness-based model of healthcare and apply these principles in a variety of personal and professional settings.
  • Identify and harvest local herbs in the field, recognize raw materials, and manufacture herbal and food preparations
  • Describe the safe and appropriate use of a limited number of herbs as dietary supplements within the framework of a wellness-based model of healthcare
  • Identify how life is intertwined with the surrounding environment, articulate the implications of the changing seasons, and be able to safely and effectively utilize herbs to support self-care throughout the year
  • Incorporate herbs into food preparation as a way to provide daily wellness support