Complementary medicines

wfarm2509  2020-2021  Bruxelles Woluwe

Complementary medicines
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
3 credits
22.5 h
Q2
Language
French
Main themes
The courses will give in a critical manner information on the most used alternative medicines : principles, main treatments and indications, case studies, advantages and potential risks, possible interactions with conventional medicine, special rules.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 To give to the future pharmacists information allowing them to know the basis and principles of alternative medicines (homeopathy, acupuncture, aromatherapy, oligotherapy, anthroposophy,…) and give critical advises to patients using them
 
Content
Types of complementary medicine, principles, indications, case studies, potential benefits and risks, potential interactions with conventional medicine, potential complementarity with conventional medicine, specific regulations, evidence-based medicine, language analysis, pharmacist's attitude.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Lectures, meeting with experts, student presentations, literature review, debate 
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Any overall average less than 10/20 is rounded down to the nearest whole number.
Teaching materials
  • Documents sur Moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Pharmacy