Traditional herbal medicine concepts
Dilemmas about the use of Herbal medicine in cancer care
A cross-cultural perspective- cancer and herbal medicine
- Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
- Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care from Alternative to Integrative
Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care: from Alternative to Integrative
Learn the practices and principles of herbal medicine in cancer care.
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
The Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care course by Coursera has been designed to focus on the principles of important aspects of Oncology that are often overlooked. This course dives into the world of Integrative Oncology and includes interviews with leading world experts from the field.
The Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care: From Alternative to Integrative course is tailored for non-medical individuals and patients. It offers related information and guidance. Medical professionals who are interested in receiving evidence-based guidance can also benefit from the course. They can develop an understanding of the safety and effectiveness of traditional herbal medicine in cancer care.
Furthermore, the Coursera Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care: From Alternative to Integrative course is online training. Besides, it is a self-paced beginner-level course that helps participants learn at their convenience. The course has a combination of video sessions, interviews, and several learning aids. Additionally, participants also get a shareable certificate on completing the course.
Beginner level difficulty
Approximately 24 hours to complete
The medium of delivery: English
- Self-paced online learning
- Shareable certificate
- Flexible deadlines
- Online training
- Beginner-level course
- Practice quizzes
- Graded assignments
- Free enrolment
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
You can audit the Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care course for free. But to become eligible for the certificate and other added benefits, you have to pay a fee. You can avail of financial aid as well.
Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care Fee Structure
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
Coursera’s Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care online course is suited for the following individuals:
Medical professionals willing to understand the implications of herbal medicine in cancer care
Certificate Qualifying Details
To earn a certificate for the Coursera Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care: From Alternative to Integrative online course, you need to secure the minimum passing marks. Additionally, you have to complete all the modules and assignments satisfactorily. After satisfying the previously-mentioned requirements, you will get a shareable course completion certificate. You can attach it to your CV, LinkedIn profile, and get it printed.
What you will learn
Once you complete the Coursera Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care: From alternative to integrative course, you will have:
- Knowledge of the Integrative Oncology fundamentals and their relation to supportive cancer care.
- Effective communication skills to foster a better understanding of the patients' views on herbal medicine while guiding the safe and effective use of them.
- Ability to design an integrative oncology treatment program that is customised for different patients and is also culturally sensitive.
- Understand the use of traditional herbal medicine.
- Familiarity with leading field experts, having expertise in creating and implementing an integrative oncology program.
To apply to the Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care online programme by Coursera, you should follow the steps given below:
Step 1. Visit the Coursera page.
Step 2. Search for the “Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care” course on the Coursera website.
Step 3. Now, click on the “Enrol for Free” option.
Step 4. A dialogue box will appear in which you must sign up to Coursera to avail the course.
Step 5. You can check out the course for free or proceed to purchase the course.
Step 6. Finally, make the fee payment if you are taking the certification experience of the course.
Filling the form
To join the Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care: from Alternative to Integrative course by Coursera, you must sign up on the website using your Coursera account credentials. Alternatively, you can log in with your Facebook/Google ID. Use the free audit option to view the course content. However, in order to access the course certification, you have to upgrade by purchasing the programme.
Concepts of palliative and supportive cancer care
Palliative cancer care
Supportive cancer care
Challenges towards Palliative Care in developing countries
Emergence of a holistic approach towards oncology care
Non-conventional approaches to medical treatment
From an alternative to the integrative medicine model
Transitioning medicine model of care: a historical perspective
Transitioning from an alternative to integrative medicine model (Part 2)
Open-Minded Scepticism: message of integration
Key concepts of traditional herbal medicine
From field to kitchen to the clinic - Part 1, 2, and 3
Integrative Physician (IP) consultation in relation with herbal medicine
Major issues to consider during integrative physician consultation
Assess the effectiveness of herbal medicine for cancer care
Assess the safety of herbal medicine for cancer care - Part 1, 2, and 3
Assess quality of herbal medicinal supplements
Cultural and historical roots: Traditional herbal medicine in Middle East
Traditional herbal medicine in Middle East concepts (Part 1-4)
Additional Middle Eastern herbs used in cancer care
Traditional Middle Eastern medicine herbs used in cancer care
Traditional Chinese herbal medicine
Concepts in oncology Chinese medicine
Popular TCM herbs for supportive cancer care
Integration of herbal TCM in the modern oncology setting
Traditional Ayurvedic herbal medicine
Traditional Ayurvedic medicine concepts
Predominant Ayurvedic herbs in supportive cancer care
European Herbal Medicine
European herbal medicine for cancer care (part 1-3)
Anthroposophic treatment approach
European herbs for cancer care (part 2)
Effective patient-practitioner communication in integrative oncology
Consulting patients in the use of herbal medicine (part 1-2)
Discussing the role of herbal medicine with the patient (part 1-2)
Design an integrative treatment plan: communication challenges
Design an integrative treatment plan: communication challenges (part 2)
Specific quality of life-related concerns and herbal medicines
Herbal medicine and gastro-intestinal concerns (part 1 and 2)
Cancer-related fatigue and herbal medicines
Anxiety, insomnia and emotional concerns (part 1 and 2)
Treatment of pain with herbal medicines (part 1 and 2)
Designing a integrative oncology treatment program which is patient-centred
Co-designing integrative oncology treatment program (part 1 and 2)
Herbal medicine with other integrative medicines
Implementing Integrative Medicine treatment program
Assessing effectiveness and adherence (part 1 and 2)
Establish an integrative program for your medical center
An integrative oncology program for your centre (part 1-3)
Professor Eran Ben-ARYE interviewing field experts
Interview with Dr. Alfred Längler
Interview with Prof. Bashar Saad
Interview with Prof. Brian Berman
Interview with Prof. Aviad Harmat
Interview with Dr. Anju Kumar
Interview with Prof. Efraim Lev
Interview with Dr. Elad Schiff
Interview with Dr. Elio Rossi
Lecture with Prof. Gil Bar-Sela
Dr. Gunver Sophia Kienle
Interview with Prof. Heather Boon
Interview with Dr. Jamal Dagash
Interview with Ms. Yehudit Tapiro
Interview with Dr. Jun Mao
Interview with Prof. Kenji Watanabe
Interview with Prof. Jianping Liu
Interview with Dr. Marc Schlappi
Interview with Prof. Massimo Bonucci
Interview with Prof. Michael Silbermann
Interview with Prof. Moshe Frenkel
Interview with Prof. Ofer Lavie
Interview with Mr. Sharon Kotzer
Interview with Dr. Thomas Breitkruez
Interview with Prof. Rejin Kebudi
Interview with Prof. Vinjar Fønnebø
Interview with Mr. Saleh Said Kheir
Financial aid is offered to learners who cannot afford to purchase the course certification experience. There is a ‘Financial Aid’ link on the course page. There, you can submit a brief application about your educational and financial background. Participants will also get financial aid if the Coursera team approves the application.
How it helps
The Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care: From Alternative to Integrative course by Coursera is a beginner-level course meant for patients as well as participants who are from medical and non-medical backgrounds. It will help you acquire insights on the aspects of Oncology that are otherwise overlooked.
The curriculum of the Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care online programme includes lectures as well as many interviews of leading experts in the field of Oncology. They will provide you with the required knowledge as well as anecdotes and field examples for better understanding. The course is free and entirely online for the benefit of students. You will get to learn from the comfort of your own home.
Yes, the course has been designed keeping in mind non-medical participants and therefore, you can enrol if you have an interest in Integrative medicine and Oncology.
If you avail of the course in “Audit” mode, you can get access to the course material for free. But to access the graded assignments and course certificate, you will have to purchase the certificate experience.
To get the shareable course completion certificate, you must finish the whole course curriculum and assignments satisfactorily.
When you opt for the paid course, you can get all the course materials, including graded assignments and a certificate. It will be added to your Coursera profile and can then be printed or used electronically
The Traditional Herbal Medicine in Supportive Cancer Care online course offers flexible deadlines that can be reset as per the schedule and convenience of the student.