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eshaping Herbal Medicine : Knowledge, Education And Professional Culture - O'Sullivan

eshaping Herbal Medicine

Knowledge, Education And Professional Culture

Paperback Published: 28th June 2005
ISBN: 9780443101359
Number Of Pages: 224

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6 1/8 X 9 1/5 in Foreword
Preface
Introduction: reshaping herbal medicine: the cont ext

Section One: Knowledge, education and professional culture
1. Determining professional identity: an exploration of the factors, wh ich characterise the nature of a profession
2. Professional education and practitioner identity

Section Two: The traditions of Herbal Medicine
3. Chinese herbal medicine: the history and context to statu tory self-regulation
4. A brief history of Traditional Tibetan Medici ne and its introduction to the United Kingdom
5. The development of i ntegrated medicine with reference to the history of Ayurvedic medicine6. Western herbal medicine - gender, culture and orthodoxy
7. The r elationship of classical Greek medicine to contemporary Western herbalis m: an exploration of the idea of 'holism'

Section Three: Problems with knowledge, education and culture in the development of the herbal medicine profession
8. Patient safety and practitioner identity: the move towards statutory self-regulation
9. Herbs and herbalists: profe ssional identity and the protection of practice
10. Culture and knowl

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: reshaping herbal medicine: the context
Knowledge, education and professional culture
Determining professional identity: an exploration of the factors, which characterise the nature of a profession
Professional education and practitioner identity
The traditions of Herbal Medicine
Chinese herbal medicine: the history and context to statutory self-regulation
A brief history of Traditional Tibetan Medicine and its introduction to the United Kingdom
The development of integrated medicine with reference to the history of Ayurvedic medicine
Western herbal medicine - gender, culture and orthodoxy
The relationship of classical Greek medicine to contemporary Western herbalism: an exploration of the idea of 'holism'
Problems with knowledge, education and culture in the development of the herbal medicine profession
Patient safety and practitioner identity: the move towards statutory self-regulation
Herbs and herbalists: professional identity and the protection of practice
Culture and knowledge in the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Knowledge, skills and competence: an exploration of the education and professional formation of herbalists
Knowledge and myths of knowledge in the 'science' of herbal medicine
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ISBN: 9780443101359
ISBN-10: 0443101353
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 28th June 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.35