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Unit of Study NATM5010 Professional Contexts in Naturopathic Medicine 1 and 2: Foundations and Conduct (2024)

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    Students are required to attend on-campus classes and participate in online activities. Students will be required to attend on-campus classes and complete 8 observational clinical placement hours. This unit contains professional experience learning that requires students to meet mandatory compliance requirements prior to attending. Failure to comply by the compliance deadline may result in failure of the unit. Full details are available at

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe the historical evolution of naturopathic medicine

explain, individually or in a group, the philosophies, principles and scope of naturopathic medicine practice

illustrate the principles of professional conduct in the context of common law, human ethics and regulation

apply clinical reasoning frameworks applicable to the discipline of naturopathic medicine

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hr (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hrs (Weekly)
Placement 8 hours (Once during the term)
Discussion board20%

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