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Ayurveda Curriculum

In collaboration with the The International Society for Ayurveda and Health (ISAH).

Medical School Electives

Medical School (MS):
1st and 2nd Year, 4 Credits
Understanding Ayurveda: The Ancient Art of Healing
Introduction to the principles and practices of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic medicine, application in daily life, nutrition, health and wellness (mind, body and spirit connection), therapeutic applications and interventions.
Medical School:
4th Year, 4 Credits
Ayurvedic: The Whole System of Medicine
Experience in Ayurvedic Medicine at Ayurvedic Medical School in India. For 15 days, students immerse in clinical Ayurveda, learning from inpatient and outpatient clinical experiences. Field trips to witness herbs in their natural habitats and learn their clinical application.
  Independent Studies
Students can also select a topic or area to research under the supervision of Dr. Amala Guha and assigned faculty at NIA, Jaipur.

Professional Education
Workshops and courses by registration. Sponsored by Continuing Medical Education (CME) and CASC.

Ayurvedic Clinical Assessment Program
Provides in-depth knowledge of principles and practices of Ayurvedic Medicine, Ayurvedic differential diagnosis, comparative understanding between Ayurvedic medicine and western medical system, Ayurvedic herbal medicine, interventions and applications.

Ayurvedic Mental and Spiritual Health
Provides understanding of Ayurvedic concept of mind (Manas) and its intimacy with body and spirit. Causes of mental dysfunctions and interventions and how Ayurvedic philosophy and spirituality incorporates scientific applications in ritual practices.

Ayurvedic Preventative and Nutritional Medicine
Ayurvedic principles and practices and its application on life style, nutrition and creating balance for the maintenance of total health and wellness.

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Complementary and Alternative Supportive Care (CASC)
UConn Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1628
Tel: 860-561-4857, Email: guha@nso2.uchc.edu