Level II Course 1 | The History of Medicine
Instructor : Susan Clingingsmith
Tuesdays, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm October 3rd - November 7th, 2017
This class is a fascinating study of the evolution of medicine. Students follow circuitous path of herbal and Western Medicine. Subjects (such as the dark ages of plagues, witch burnings, blood-letting, the islands of healing light, the Salem University in Italy, and the alchemy of Paracelsus) include the present day emergence of herbalism and aromatherapy along with the technological advances of allopathic medicine. Students create herbal and essential oil balms and write a research paper on one figure or subject from the colorful history of medicine.