Live and recorded teleconferences and webinars providing quality continuing education opportunities for professional homeopaths based in classical homeopathic philosophy.
Homœopathic Medicine – Pure & Applied 6 Part Series
Presented by George Dimitriadis, BSc, DHom(Syd), DHomMCCH(Eng), FHom(UK), GHIH(Syd)
12 hours general CE || OBNM and AANP
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This series of six recorded lectures is aimed at providing a basis for the specialist homœopathic practitioner to understand the history and development of Homœopathic Medicine – from Hahnemann’s reproducible observations of individual substance effects and consequent induction of a general similars principle which opened the way to a new and pure materia medica (devoid of conjecture & hypothesis) and his foundational pharmacography (Fragmenta, RA, CK). We next detail the history & development of repertory with particular focus on the Therapeutisches Taschenbuch (TT) of Bönninghausen (the creator of our Repertory as we know it), itself modelled upon Hahnemann’s clear pharmacographic structure (abstraction of symptoms), and further illustrate TT’s use with a variety of case exercises through our own modern English language translation The Bönninghausen Repertory, 2nd edition (TBR2). Each lecture provides plentiful and clear citation to sources in order to facilitate further investigation and studies beyond the lecture series.
Note from George Dimitriadis: “These sessions are designed as a series, and best to be viewed in sequence. I give these words from William Hunter (brother of the more famous John Hunter) which will reflect my view”:
“A beginner in this study ought by no means to be absent from a single lecture because he would thereby lose, not only what was then demonstrated, but the chain and connection of things; and therefore he would lose a part of all that comes after. For the same reason, in the time of demonstration, a beginner should not allow his attention to be called off, even for a moment; lest he should lose something of importance. Upon this account, I think it injudicious in a beginner, to write notes in the time of a lecture. His business is, first of all, to get clear ideas of every thing. His eyes and ears are to be employed in that service fully. He is first to understand; let him remember as he can. And to say the truth, as it is a difficult task to remember what we do not understand; so, it is hardly possible to forget, what we clearly and fully comprehend. So that in getting distinct and clear ideas, especially of the objects of our senses, we are taking the best method of fixing them for ever in the memory.”
–William Hunter. Two Introductory Lectures Delivered by Dr. William Hunter to His Last Course Of Anatomical Lectures At His Theatre in Windmill-Street, London, 1784, Introductory Lecture 2, p.103.
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Live and webinar conferences at naturopathic schools include revered keynote speakers, round table discussions, video cases, and more.
The first case conference was held in Portland Oregon in April of 1987. Conferences occur as volunteer availability allows. Here is an example of a recent conference held at NCNM in Portland.
2013 HANP Case Conference Synopsis
Thank you to all our speakers and audience members who attended this year’s 2013 HANP Case Conference. It was a pleasure to see you come out and participate, and you helped make it a warm, friendly, scholarly event. Doug Brown, NP, CCH, RSHom put it perfectly when he stated that it was great to take part in a conference where everyone showed such passion for the work they do.
Joe Kellerstein, DC, ND, FCAH, CCH, a homeopath teaching and practicing in Toronto and Oshawa, Canada, gave a fascinating lecture on exploring what Hahnemann really meant when he instructed us to be unprejudiced observers. Dr. Kellerstein demonstrated his skills in case-taking using neuro-linguistic programming and clean language. His brilliant use of the basic stroke helps facilitate Hahnemann’s intentions beautifully. His lecture was full of practical knowledge about this method of inquiry that allows the patient an ease in opening up and delivering to you, the practitioner, the information you need.
Lisa Amerine, ND, DHANP from Lafayette, CO gave a powerful punch with her lecture on provings. It contained a wealth of information utilizing her expertise in this area. We all now have a solid foundation of the essentials of provings thanks to her lecture. And, her work on the Materia Medica Pura project with Andre Saine DC, ND, FCAH will benefit the whole community in a rich and sustaining way.
It is lovely to be in the room any time Doug Brown, NP, CCH, RSHom of Portland, OR gives a lecture. His warm and engaging affect is contagious. His demonstration of truly hearing someone is quite evident, and the patience that infuses him leaves the audience seeking to have even more understanding and compassion for patients. He makes arriving at a remedy that’s able to transport a patient into wellbeing look easy.
Will Taylor, MD, also from Portland, OR, as usual gave an outstanding discussion. Everyone sits enthralled with any subject he teaches, but his talk comparing the mechanistic view and dynamism was captivating. No one could leave this lecture without the belief that health and disease are verbs. It is enriching to hear about our forefathers in medicine. The history he walked us through provided a unique perspective on Hahnemann’s thoughts and took us outside then inside the world of homeopathy. And, what a pleasure to have a copy of his handouts!
Les Moore, ND, LAc, DHANP, came all the way from Pittsford, NY. It was delightful to hear him talk, and if laughing is medicine, we are all healthier having listened. But, laughter was only the side-note. His bravery and skill in being a doctor in an unlicensed state and forging his way in a hospital setting is inspiring. One moral to his story that we all can take away is to speak out about what we do because we never really do know who will be receptive. As he demonstrated, even the most argumentative person in the room could turn out to be your advocate.
Ian Luepker, ND, DHANP, from Ashland, OR, gave a short and sweet talk about his enlightening experience studying with Farokh Master in India. He illustrated a complicated case of cellulitis after a snake bite, which simply resolved by good old homeopathy and the use of Rhus tox. It was a refreshing reminder that even polycrests can heal deeply.
Lunch on both Saturday and Sunday was sponsored by Hervert Pharmaceudicals, a German company that is new to the US market. They offer X potency combination medication. Lunch was delicious and wholesome. It was made by Dori’s Gluten-Free Kitchen. The round-table discussions on both days over lunch was thought provoking. We talked about the declining homeopathic education within naturopathic schools and the decreasing number of naturopaths becoming homeopaths due to various pressures. While it is always great to hear from people’s experience in their homeopathic education and practice, we at the HANP truly appreciate hearing how we can be of service to you. We took away many useful ideas, and we’ll do our best to implement them.
To all the audience members, in person and on the web, we hope to see you again soon!
~ The HANP Board
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