Lternative Healing System Paper Assignment

Write a reflective paper building on ideas and information presented in the Alternative Healing Systems, and Definitions and Meanings of Health lectures. Select any one of the healing systems presented in class and discuss how this healing system agrees or disagrees with your personal beliefs regarding health. Discuss how you expect the beliefs of your future patients to impact their use of that particular healing system and how will you respond? The paper may be up to 1 page

Added on 10.03.2015 14:57
here is the lecture :

ntroduction to Alternative Healing Systems

Objectives:

Recognize major components of common alternative healing systems.

Relate alternative healing traditions to definitions of health and illness.

Identify impact of alternative healing system on patient care.

Terminology:

Complementary medicine

Alternative medicine

Integrative medicine

Holistic medicine

Allopathic medicine

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Mind Body-Therapies (examples)

Meditation

Prayer

Faith healing

Guided Imagery

Yoga

Biofeedback

Art/music/dance therapy

Energy Therapy (examples)

Biofield

Qi gong

Reiki

Therapeutic touch

Magnetic therapies

Manipulation therapies

Chiropractic

Massage

Osteopathic physician

Whole Body Healing Systems (examples)

Homeopathy

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ayurveda

Biologically Based Therapies (examples)

Herbs

Vitamins

Dietary supplements

Restricted diets

and here is the rubric for grading:

1-Healing system is clearly and concisely described
6points
Healing system is not clearly described
3points
No description of healing system is provided
0points
2-Definition of health/illness

Clearly relates how the selected healing system relates to health/illness
6points
Provides some mention of how selected healing system relates to health/illness
3points
Does not address this aspect of the healing system
0points
3-Relation to personal belief

Clearly relates how the selected healing system relates to personal beliefs
6points
Provides some mention of how selected healing system relates to personal beliefs
3points
No mention of relationship with personal beliefs
0points
4-Relevance to future patients

Clearly relates how the selected healing system relates to future patients
6points
Provides some mention of how selected healing system relates to future patients
3points
No mention of relevance to future patients
0points
5-Spelling/Grammar

Minimal errors in spelling/grammar providing minimal distraction
3points
Significant errors in spelling/grammar
0points
6-Organization/Flow

Paper was well organized and flowed appropriately
3points
Paper was not well organized and/or did not flow appropriately
0points