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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction

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4 videos (Total 37 min), 1 quiz
4 videos
Concepts in Traditional Herbal Medicine10m
Dilemmas associated with Herbal Medicine use in cancer care11m
Herbal medicine and cancer – a cross-cultural perspective11m
1 practice exercise
INTRODUCTION
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Concepts related to supportive and palliative cancer care

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3 videos (Total 33 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
The emergence of a holistic approach in oncology care8m
Challenges to Palliative Care in developing countries12m
1 practice exercise
Concepts related to supportive and palliative cancer care
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Defining non-conventional approaches to medical treatment

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4 videos (Total 43 min), 3 quizzes
4 videos
Transition from an alternative to an integrative medicine model - Part 211m
From an "alternative" to an "integrative" medicine model of care: historical perspective11m
The message of integration: “Open-Minded Skepticism”10m
3 practice exercises
Transition from an alternative to an integrative medicine model
The message of integration: “Open-Minded Skepticism”
Defining non-conventional approaches to medical treatment
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Key concepts in traditional herbal medicine

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3 videos (Total 35 min), 2 quizzes
3 videos
From the field, to the kitchen, to the clinic - Part 210m
From the field, to the kitchen, to the clinic - Part 39m
2 practice exercises
From the field, to the kitchen, to the clinic
Key concepts in traditional herbal medicine
Week
5
1 hour to complete

Discussing the use of Traditional Herbal Medicine during the Integrative Physician (IP) consultation

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7 videos (Total 71 min), 5 quizzes
7 videos
Major issues to consider during the integrative physician consultation - Part 210m
Assessing the effectiveness of herbal medicine in cancer care7m
Assessing the safety of herbal medicine in cancer care - Part 111m
Assessing the safety of herbal medicine in cancer care - Part 211m
Assessing the safety of herbal medicine in cancer care - Part 39m
Assessing the quality of herbal medicinal supplements10m
5 practice exercises
Major issues to consider during the integrative physician consultation
Assessing the effectiveness of herbal medicine in cancer care
Assessing the safety of herbal medicine in cancer care
Assessing the quality of herbal medicinal supplements
Discussing the use of Traditional Herbal Medicine during the Integrative Physician (IP) consultation
Week
6
1 hour to complete

Traditional Herbal Medicine in the Middle East: Historical and cultural roots

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6 videos (Total 69 min), 3 quizzes
6 videos
Key concepts in traditional herbal medicine in the Middle East - Part 29m
Key concepts in traditional herbal medicine in the Middle East - Part 315m
Key concepts in traditional herbal medicine in the Middle East - Part 49m
Traditional Middle Eastern medicine herbs being used in cancer care12m
Additional Middle Eastern herbs being used in cancer care9m
3 practice exercises
Key concepts in traditional herbal medicine in the Middle East
Traditional Middle Eastern medicine herbs being used in cancer care
Traditional Herbal Medicine in the Middle East: Historical and cultural roots
Week
7
1 hour to complete

Traditional Chinese herbal medicine

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3 videos (Total 35 min), 4 quizzes
3 videos
Integration of herbal TCM in the modern oncology setting12m
Popular TCM herbs in supportive cancer care9m
4 practice exercises
Key concepts in Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in oncology
Integration of herbal TCM in the modern oncology setting
Popular TCM herbs in supportive cancer care
Traditional Chinese herbal medicine
Week
8
27 minutes to complete

Traditional Ayurvedic herbal medicine

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2 videos (Total 27 min), 3 quizzes
2 videos
The predominant Ayurvedic herbs being used in supportive cancer care13m
3 practice exercises
Key concepts in Traditional Ayurvedic medicine
The predominant Ayurvedic herbs being used in supportive cancer care
Traditional Ayurvedic herbal medicine
Week
9
1 hour to complete

European Herbal Medicine

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5 videos (Total 57 min), 3 quizzes
5 videos
European herbal medicine in cancer care - Part 212m
European herbal medicine in cancer care - Part 38m
European herbal medicine in cancer care part 1: Anthroposophic treatment approach12m
European herbs in supportive cancer care - Part 210m
3 practice exercises
European herbal medicine in cancer care
European herbal medicine in cancer care
European Herbal Medicine
Week
10
2 hours to complete

Effective practitioner-patient communication in the integrative oncology setting

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8 videos (Total 107 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
8 videos
Consulting patients on the use of herbal medicine - Part 213m
Role-play exercise: How to discuss the use of herbal medicine with your patient - Part 1A15m
Role-play exercise: How to discuss the use of herbal medicine with your patient - Part 1B10m
Role-play exercise: How to discuss the use of herbal medicine with your patient - Part 2A17m
Role-play exercise: How to discuss the use of herbal medicine with your patient - Part 2B14m
Designing an integrative treatment plan: communication-related challenges - Part 110m
Designing an integrative treatment plan: communication-related challenges - Part 211m
2 readings
Role play instructions10m
Communicating with a patient on herbal use during oncology treatment: Points to consider at the initial consultation10m
5 practice exercises
Consulting patients on the use of herbal medicine
Please select the questions which were asked in Dr. Jamal and Mariam conversation
Please select the questions which were asked in Dr. Samuels and Joe conversation
Designing an integrative treatment plan: communication-related challenges
Effective practitioner-patient communication in the integrative oncology setting
Week
11
1 hour to complete

Herbal medicine treatments for specific quality of life-related concerns

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7 videos (Total 77 min), 5 quizzes
7 videos
Herbal medicine in the treatment of gastro-intestinal concerns - Part 214m
Herbal medicine in the treatment of cancer-related fatigue13m
Herbal medicine in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia and emotional concerns - Part 113m
Herbal medicine in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia and emotional concerns - Part 27m
Herbal medicine in the treatment of pain - Part 18m
Herbal medicine in the treatment of pain - Part 210m
5 practice exercises
Herbal medicine in the treatment of gastro-intestinal concerns
Herbal medicine in the treatment of cancer-related fatigue
Herbal medicine in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia and emotional concerns
Herbal medicine in the treatment of pain
Herbal medicine treatments for specific quality of life-related concerns
Week
12
1 hour to complete

Tailoring a patient-centered integrative oncology treatment program

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5 videos (Total 65 min), 4 quizzes
5 videos
How to co-design the integrative oncology treatment program - Part 214m
Combining herbal medicinewith other integrative medicine modalities13m
Implementation of the Integrative Medicine treatment program:Assessing effectiveness & adherence - Part 19m
Implementation of the Integrative Medicine treatment program:Assessing effectiveness & adherence - Part 211m
4 practice exercises
How to co-design the integrative oncology treatment program
Combining herbal medicine with other integrative medicine modalities
Implementation of the Integrative Medicine treatment program:Assessing effectiveness & adherence
Tailoring a patient-centered integrative oncology treatment program
Week
13
1 hour to complete

Establishing an integrative oncology program in your medical center

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3 videos (Total 38 min), 1 quiz
3 videos
Establishing an integrative oncology program in your medical center - Part 213m
Establishing an integrative oncology program in your medical center - Part 312m
1 practice exercise
Establishing an integrative oncology program in your medical center
Week
14
12 hours to complete

Professor Eran Ben-ARYE is interviewing leading experts

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27 videos (Total 698 min)
27 videos
Interview with Dr. Alon Reshef (Israel) 19 min Themes: Integrative psychiatry; Patients’ health belief models19m
Interview with Prof. Aviad Harmati (USA) 14 min Themes: Medical Education; Cross-cultural medicine; Integrative medicine14m
: Interview with Prof. Bashar Saad (Israel) 18 min Themes: Traditional Greco-Arab medicine; Islamic medicine; Middle-Eastern medicine18m
Interview with Prof. Brian Berman (USA) 21 min Themes: Integrative medicine; Primary care medicine21m
Interview with Dr. Anju Kumar (India) 23 min Themes: Ayurvedic medicine; Indian medicine; Traditional medicine22m
Interview with Prof. Efraim Lev (Israel) 25 min Themes: Traditional Middle-Eastern herbal medicine; Ethno-botany; Arab-Jewish medicine24m
Interview with Dr. Elad Schiff (Israel) 32 min Themes: In-patient (hospital) integrative medicine; Doctor-patient communication; Safety; Surgery32m
Interview with Dr. Elio Rossi (Italy) 32 min Themes: Integrative oncology; Homeopathy; Supportive care32m
Lecture with Prof. Gil Bar-Sela (Israel) 39 min Themes: Palliative care; Safety (herb-drug interaction); Anthroposophic medicine38m
Dr. Gunver Sophia Kienle (Germany) 21 min Themes: Multi-modality research; Treating Refugee populations; Cross-cultural medicine20m
: Interview with Prof. Heather Boon (Canada) 19 min Themes: Doctor-patient communication; Safety; Patient narratives18m
Interview with Dr. Jamal Dagash (Israel) 27 min Themes: Palliative medicine; Cross-cultural medicine; The Integrative physician consultation26m
Interview with Ms. Yehudit Tapiro (Israel) 17 min Themes: Integrative Nursing; The Integrative oncology referral; Quality of life17m
Interview with Dr. Jun Mao (USA) 24 min Themes: The Integrative oncology consultation; Safety (herb-drug interaction)24m
Interview with Prof. Kenji Watanabe (Japan) 15 min Themes: Kampo medicine; Quality of life; Medical systems (Japan)14m
Interview with Prof. Jianping Liu (China) 15 min Themes: Traditional Chinese medicine; Quality of life; Medical systems (China)14m
: Interview with Dr. Marc Schlappi (Switzerland) 22 min Themes: Anthroposophic medicine; Doctor-patient communication21m
Interview with Prof. Massimo Bonucci (Italy) 26 min Themes: Nutritional guidance; Safety (herb-drug interaction); The Integrative oncology consultation26m
Interview with Prof. Michael Silbermann (MECC) 33 min Themes: Middle East Cancer Consortium (MECC); Palliative care; Cross-cultural medicine32m
Interview with Prof. Moshe Frenkel (USA, Israel) 53 min Themes: The Integrative oncology consultation; Doctor-patient communication; Homeopathy53m
Interview with Prof. Ofer Lavie (Israel) 24 min Themes: Gynecological oncology; Integrative oncology referral; Surgery23m
Interview with Prof. Rejin Kebudi (Turkey) 18 min Themes: Pediatric Hemato-oncology; Palliative care; Doctor-patient communication17m
: Interview with Mr. Sharon Kotzer (Israel) 1h 8m Themes: Clinical herbal medicine; Practitioner-patient communication; European herbal medicine8m
Interview with Dr. Thomas Breitkruez (Germany) 26 min Themes: Anthroposophical medicine; Mistletoe; Quality of life; Medical systems (Europe)25m
Interview with Prof. Vinjar Fønnebø (Norway) 14 min Themes: Safety (herb-drug interaction); Medical systems (Europe); Integrative medicine13m
Interview with Mr. Saleh Said Kheir (Israel) – 28 minutes, [Interview in Arabic] Themes: Traditional Middle-Eastern herbal medicine; Practitioner-patient communication28m
Week
15
2 hours to complete

Final Project

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1 quiz

Instructors

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Eran Ben-Arye

Director, Integrative Oncology Program, The oncology Service, Lin and Carmel Medical centers, Haifa, Israel
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion
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Noah Samuels

Dr.
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion

About Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is one of the world's top science and technology research universities. The Technion was founded in 1912 and its main campus is located in Haifa, Israel...

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