Naturopathy is a science of healing through nature
And relies upon the study and balancing the five
Basic elements of nature known as the Water, Air,
Earth, Fire and Aether. Yoga is combined with Naturopathy to add value to both these systems. Courses are available in both Naturopathy as well as in combination of both Naturopathy & Yoga.
Foundation Course in Yoga Science for Wellness (FCYScW)
Diploma in Yoga Science (D.Y.Sc.) for Graduates
B.Sc. (Yoga Science) (for 10+2 Science stream students) in the Biology.
Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS)
M.D.Yoga & Naturopathy
Entry level - 10th
10 + 2 or equivalent with Science stream
Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
National Institute of Naturopathy, Pune
Govt. Yoga And Naturopathy Medical College, Chennai
The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Channai
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR NATUROPATHY
Naturopathies physicians need to:
Listen to others and ask questions.
Read and understand work-related materials.
Understand spoken information.
Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
Understand written information.
Write clearly so other people can understand.
REASON AND PROBLEM SOLVE
Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action.
Recognize the nature of a problem.
Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
Understand new information or materials by studying and working with them.
Develop rules that group items in various ways.
Think of new ideas about a topic.
Identify what must be changed to reach goals.
Think of original, unusual, or creative ways to solve problems.
Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
Recognize when important changes happen or are likely to happen in a system.
Make sense of information that seems without meaning or organization.
USE MATH AND SCIENCE
Use scientific methods to solve problems.
MANAGE ONESELF, PEOPLE, TIME, AND THINGS
Check how well one is learning or doing something.
Go back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information without becoming confused.
WORK WITH PEOPLE
Be aware of others’ reactions and understand the possible causes.
Look for ways to help people.
Use several methods to learn or teach new things.
Change behavior in relation to others’ actions.
Teach others how to do something.
Persuade others to approach things differently.
PERCEIVE AND VISUALIZE
Identify a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in distracting material.
Quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR NATUROPATHY
Perform mobilizations and high-velocity adjustments to joints or soft tissues, using principles of massage, stretching, or resistance.
Maintain professional development through activities such as post-graduate education, continuing education, preceptorships, and residency programs.
Order diagnostic imaging procedures such as radiographs (x-rays), ultrasounds, mammograms, and bone densitometry tests, or refer patients to other health professionals for these procedures.
Administer treatments or therapies, such as homeopathy, hydrotherapy, Oriental or Ayurvedic medicine, Electrotherapy and diathermy, using physical agents, including air, heat, cold, water, sound, or ultraviolet light to catalyze the body to heal itself.
Administer, dispense, or prescribe natural medicines such as food or botanical extracts, herbs, dietary supplements, vitamins, Nutraceuticals, and amino acids.