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ASTROMEDICINE

The ONLY course that offers the union of MEDICAL ASTROLOGY,  the TIBB ADVISOR’S PROGRAM, the creation and use of SPAGYRIC MEDICINES and POLARITY THERAPY.

To offer a certified practitioner’s qualification in AstroMedicine allowing the graduate to practice primary healthcare within the field of AstroMedicine.

The course is designed to be completed over THREE months with attendance at the Asklepion School of Tibb, Athens, Greece one weekend (Saturday and  Sunday) once each month. Alternatively the course will be “live” streamed over the internet for participants that are unable to attend.

With completion of each module the student will receive a Certificate of Completion. There is no requirement to attend all three modules.

A Certificate of Practice (including a licence to practice and opportunity for Professional Indemnity Insurance P.I.D.) will be given after successfully obtaining a Certificate of Completion for each module, completing a multiple-choice examination and submitting 10 case histories for professional assessment. The The Asklepion School is accredited by the Complementary Medicine Association (UK) and the British Complementary Medical Association (UK).

For existing primary healthcare practitioners the course offers an insight into understanding the “therapy-resistant” patient and how the three components can help in restoring balance .

The AstroMedicine Course will offer:

  • The ability to construct appropriate astrological charts.
  • To interpret the astrological charts through the practice and principles of Classical Medical Astrology.
  • To prescribe appropriate Spagyric remedies according to AstroMedicine diagnosis.
  • To assess and treat the temperament, qualities and humoural imbalances according to the Principles and Practice of Tibb (aka Greek Medicine)
  • To assess and offer advice on the Six Life-Style Factors according to the Principles and Practice of Tibb.
  • To use physical techniques to re-balance the elemental imbalances.
  • To offer continued support in the manage of a patient’s illness.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • An introduction to the history and unique features of Tibb which include the concepts of Physis, Temperament, Humours, and the Lifestyle Factors.
  • The ability to identify the uniqueness of each individual known as Temperament and qualities associated with different Temperament types.
  • Understanding that the Six Lifestyle Factors of Tibb are the key to health promotion and if they are not managed will be the cause/s of illness conditions.
  • Identifying that the cause/s of illness are related to changes in the qualities of heat, coldness, dryness and moistness.
  • The ability to advise on the Six Lifestyle Factors in Health Promotion for people with different Temperament combinations.
  • The ability to advise on the management of illness conditions (mostly chronic) using the Six Lifestyle Factors.

Saturday 25th May 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Introductions by Dr Barrie Oldham ND DO MRN (Principal)

10:30 – 11:00 Mid-morning Break

11:00 – 13:00 Philosophy of Tibb: Introduction, Definitions and Descriptions, History of Tibb, Unique features of Tibb, Comparison – Tibb and Western Medicine.

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Philosophy cont. – Physis, Creation, Qualities and Temperament (Role play – step by step procedure on identifying temperament).

16:00 – 16:30 Mid-afternoon Break

16:30 – 18:00 Philosophy cont. – Humours, Tissues and Organs, Three organ theory, Energy, Faculties and Functions, Lifestyle Factors, Axiomatic connection, Holism – Wheel of Life, Module review – A Science of Medicine the Art of Care.

Homework: Conduct a minimum of five (5) temperamental evaluations – with friends/colleagues before the lecture on Sunday.

 Sunday 26th May 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Recap of previous day Questions & Answers as well as feedback on temperamental evaluation.

10:30 -11:00 Mid-morning Break

11:30 – 13:00 Aetiology of Tibb: Introduction, Definitions and Descriptions, Principles of cause and effect, Causes associated with humours/temperament/function/lifestyle factors.

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Aetiology cont. – Air and Breathing, Food and Drink, Movement and Rest, Emotions, Sleep/ Wakefulness, Elimination and Retention, Other Lifestyle Factors, Lifestyle programmes for different temperamental types. Module review.

16:00 – 16:30 Mid-afternoon Break

16:30 – 18:00 Aetiology cont. – (Role play: Planning and evaluating Personalised Lifestyle Programmes for different temperamental combinations for health promotion and improved Quality of Life).

Learning Outcomes

In this module the methods and principles of traditional medical astrology will be presented, both horary and natal.

In times of yore, till the 18th century, a doctor always had to be an astrologer too, otherwise he was seen as a quack, because only astrology could reveal  the real, deeper cause behind the symptoms observed.

The methods applied by the traditional medical astrologers through the ages are as effective today as they were in the past.

On the basis of  horary and natal charts we can do a lot to alleviate suffering and treat both acute and chronic disorders.

Astrology enables you to get to the core of the problem.

Saturday 29th June

09:00 – 10:30 The medical horary, as above so below. Planets, signs and organs- astrological anatomy.

10:30 – 11:00 Mid-morning Break

11:00 – 13:00 Astrodiagnosis, identifying the core issue.

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 The principles of sympathy and antipathy.

16:00 – 16:30 Mid-afternoon Break

16:30 – 18:00 Questions about treatments and operations Timing for treatment: medical elections.

Sunday 30th June

09:00 – 10:30 Astrological signatures, planets on earth The natal chart and the assessment of temperament.

10:30 -11:00 Mid-morning Break

11:30 – 13:00 The house of illness; spotting constitutional weakness.

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 16:00 Preventive strategies based on the natal chart.

16:00 – 16:30 Mid-afternoon Break

16:30 – 18:00 The psychological dimension. Connections with Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine.

Assignment

The judgment of several horary charts on diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and operations.

The analysis three natal charts, identifying constitutional weakness and preventive measures.

 

 

Polarity Therapy is based on the premise that we are fields of pulsating life energy made up of specific frequencies known as the four elements: Air, Fire, Water, and Earth..

When our thoughts, emotions, and physical body are out of alignment with the energy necessary to meet a life challenge, an energy imbalance results.

These imbalances may appear as physical, mental, and emotional discomfort or pain.

The student will learn the following:

  • Preparation for Giving a Elemental Rebalancing Protocol Session
  • General Session Element Protocol
  • Air Element | Fire Element | Water Element | Earth Element
  • Use of Spagyric remedies/energetic tinctures.
  • Spinal Rebalancing
  • Chakra Rebalancing

The student will be expected to show competency applying the physical aspects of elemental rebalancing and prescribing appropriate spagyric remedies.

 

 

 

Q. How do I know when a module has closed?

A. The details and enrolment is removed from the website

Q. When does a module close its enrolments?

A. The modules close when there are 20 attending students and 40 online students enrolled. These numbers allow all students to interact with the lecturers.

Q. How long before the start of a module should I enrol?

A. As soon as you decide to enrol on the course. Acceptance on a module is on a “first come, first serve” basis.

Q. Is VAT applicable to online students?

A. The Asklepion School is VAT Registered and therefore has to collect VAT on its sales both nationally and internationally.

Q. Which service provider is offering the online streaming?

A. We use ZOOM, an US based service provider with a proven track record.

Q. Can the online streaming be received on all devices?

A. Yes but please contact us if you are uncertain.

Q. How are the modules presented

A. Communication will be in English supplemented by powerpoint presentation and demonstration.

Q. Can online streaming recordings be made of the module presentation?

A. Yes providing the student respects the terms and conditions of the Asklepion School and uses it only for personal use.

Q. Is there any disadvantage for online streaming students when demonstrating the practical aspect of the Astro-Medicine course?

A. For a Certificate to Practice and Licensing (Assessments) the student must demonstrate by live streaming their ability to perform any practical aspects of the course when treating a patient.

Q. What happens if I miss the live streaming date?

A. Your enrolment will be transferred to the next training module.

Q. How many CPD hours does each module offers?

A. Each module offers 16 CPD hours.

Q. Is there any preparatory information offered before each module?

A. Once enrolled you will be able to download preparatory notes for each module.

Q. Can I spread enrolling for each module over an indefinite time period?

A. To maintain continuity of learning all modules for the Certificate to Practice must be completed within 1 year. Certificates of Completion can be presented once each module is completed and can be spread over an indefinite time period as long as the course continues to be offered.

Q. Am I assessed after completing each module?

A.No. Assessment is only offered once all three modules have been completed and you wish to apply for the Certificate to Practice.

Q. What will I be able to do on a practical level after completing each module?

A. You will be able to incorporate the knowledge into your existing practice. You will NOT be licensed to practice Astro-Medicine until you have been assessed on all three modules by the Asklepion School and granted a licence to practice.

 

If there are other questions that have not been answered by the above please contact the School Administrator

 

 

Course Tutors

Dr Barrie Oldham ND DO MRN

Dr Barrie Oldham ND DO MRN

Clinician

Dr Barrie Oldham is a graduate in both Osteopathic and Naturopathic Medicine. Following graduation he studied Medical Acupuncture with Julian Kenyon Southampton UK, Homotoxicology in London UK, Biopuncture with Dr Jan Kersscot in Boom, Belgium, German New Medicine with Carolin Markolin, Austria, Autonomic Response Testing and Neural Therapy with Dr Dietrich Klinghardt Seattle, USA, Prolotherapy with Dr Kent L. Pomeroy, Phoenix USA, Microscopy with BioMedX, Chicago,USA, Neural Therapy with Dr Mathias Dosch Munich, Germany, BioFaceLift with Dr Damir Shakambet, London UK., Medical Astrology and Astroherbalism with Sajah Popham, USA and Unani Tibb with Prof Rashid Bhikha, of the Ibn Sina Institute of Tibb, who established the training of Unani-Tibb at the University of Western Cape, South Africa

Oscar Hofman

Oscar Hofman

Classical Medical Astrologer

Oscar Hofman (February 1962, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) is the founder of the International School of Classical Astrology, offering a complete e-learning program (horary, medical, natal and mundane) in traditional astrology to students all over the world, in more than 30 countries in six languages. He serves a world-wide clientèle as a consulting horary, medical and natal astrologer. He is a pioneer in regenerating medical astrology and his ground-breaking and widely- acclaimed book on medical astrology Classical Medical Astrology – Healing with the Elements was translated into six languages. He wrote three other books on the practise of horary astrology, medical astrology and the fixed stars published in several languages, Oscar was the first European astrologer ever to have been translated into Chinese, he also teaches at Academy of Traditional Astrology in Taipei . Oscar also holds a bachelor degree in chemistry and a master degree in epistemology.

AstroMedicine Course

28th September 2019 throu 24th November 2019

Once enrolled  on the course the student will be offered the opportunity to either attend the course at the Asklepion Centre  or download the free “ZOOM” video-conferencing software from the website. This allows students worldwide to watch and interact with “live” broadcast from their home.

We offer CPD hours for live streaming students.