A MONOGRAPH: Advanced Academic Curriculum for Homeopathic Research Studies

Jerry M. Kantor, Lic. Ac., CCH, MMHS

CONTENTS

Outgrowth of the author’s contribution to the development of a general Standards and Competencies document for the Accreditation Commission for Homeopathic Education in North America (ACHENA).

HOMEOPATHIC RESEARCH
STANDARD 1—EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH

Criteria 1.1–Clinical research
Criterion 1.2–Homeopathic Pharmacology
Criterion 1.3—Information Technologies-Based
Criterion 1.4. Biological Basis of Homeopathy
Criterion 1.5—Epidemiology

STANDARD 2—ANALYTICALLY ORIENTED RESEARCH
STANDARD 3—THE LARGER CONTEX
STANDARD 4--ACADEMIC COMPONENT

Criterion 4.1—A Critical Overview of the Materia Medica
Criterion 4.2—Critical Overview of the Organon
Criterion 4.3—Research Methods
Criterion 4.4–Critical Thinking (Masters Level)
Criterion 4.5—Phenomenology
Criterion 4.6–Materia Medica Redux (Doctoral Level)
Criterion 4.7—Homeopathy and its Close Neighbors
Criterion 4.8—Pharmacology Redux
Criterion 4.9—Faculty
Competencies for Research Program within Doctor of Homeopathy

DOMAIN 1—CLINICAL RESEARCH

Competency 1: Provings
Competency 2: General Research Methods
Competency 3: Pharmacology
Competency 4: Information Technologies
Competency 5: Biological Basis for Homeopathy

DOMAIN 2—ANALYTICALLY ORIENTED RESEARCH

Competency 1: Critical Thinking (Masters Level)
Competency 2: Phenomenology
Competency 3: Materia Medica

DOMAIN 3—A BROADENED CONTEXT

Competency 1: The Placebo Response
Competency 2: Psychotherapy
Competency 3: Neighboring Disciplines

* Biochemical Basis (as currently understood)
** The Client’s Narrative as Text
*** The Phenomenological Standard