Holistic Manual Arts (OMA-I):

A multi-disciplinary approach to alternative healthcare.

  • 100 hrs classroom theory & practical teaching.
  • 200 hrs supervised mentorship (incl. 10 hrs final clinical exam).
  • 100 hrs documented case studies.
  • 200 hrs workbooks, email lectures, independent study, home assignments and written examination.

Diploma granted: Natural Medicine Healing (600 hours total training)

Please note: This diploma program requires students to attend 15 hours of lectures in-class and complete approximately 5 hours of homework every week for 25 weeks comprised of email lectures, independent study and home assignments.

Course Breakdown

Part 1 – Human Body Systems: Anatomy & Physiology of Body Systems; Blood Cells; Anatomy Exam.

Part 2 – Physical Health Practice: Medical Terminology; Physiologic Therapy.

Part 3 – Aroma Massage: Aromatherapy Level I; Exam I; Aromatherapy Level II; Exam II.

Part 4 – Patient Care and Ethics: Principles and Technique of Patient Care, Client Health Assessment; Client Health History; SOAP Notes; Ethics of Practice.

Part 5 – Clinical Practice: Practicum / Placement.

Reading Materials

  • Principles & Techniques of Patient Care (3rd edition) by Frank M. Pierson and Sheryl L. Fairchild. Publisher: Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-0-7216-9379-8.
  • Illustrated Physiology (4th Edition) by Ann B. Mcnaught and Robin Callander. Publisher: E. & S. Livingstone. ISBN-13: 978-0-443-02713-0
  • Fundamental Orthopedic Management: For the Physical Therapist Assistant (2nd Edition) by Gary A. Shankman. Publisher: Mosby Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0-323-02002-2.
  • Medical English pdf
  • Medical Terminology Homework pdf
  • Resource Medical Dictionary pdf
  • Aromatherapy A Step By Step Guide by Sheila Lavery
  • The Book of Aromatherapy by Nitya Lacroix
  • The Aromatherapy Companion by Victoria H. Edwards