This unit of study will provide a series of online lectures and activities that explore the evidence for the efficacy and safety of complementary medicines commonly used by specific groups including paediatrics, pregnancy and breastfeeding, pre- and post-operative care and oncology. A special focus on drug-herb, drug-nutrient and disease-herb/nutrient interactions will be covered in this unit of study. A combination of lectures, essential reading, professional practice journal entries and online questionnaires will ensure students have an understanding of the topics covered.
12 hours of online lectures, 4 hours of journal entries and 18 hours of essential reading and independent study
Online questionnaires following lectures
Access to The University of Sydney Library database on enrolment