Program Objectives

Through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind, body and spirit, CCNM's  naturopathic medicine diploma program develops primary-care doctors accomplished in the art and practice of naturopathic medicine.
Through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind, body and spirit, CCNM's naturopathic medicine diploma program develops primary-care doctors accomplished in the art and practice of naturopathic medicine.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Integrate naturopathic philosophy and principles with medical knowledge in the care of patients.
  • Educate patients and the public in health promotion and disease prevention.
  • Manage the underlying spiritual, social, mental and physical causes of disease.
  • Practice in a manner that exemplifies professionalism, strong ethics and a commitment to the principles of naturopathic medicine.
  • Communicate effectively with patients.
  • Appraise and apply research in treating patients.
  • Integrate biomedical with clinical science knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients.
  • Utilize naturopathic therapeutics in the individualized care of patients including but not limited to:

    - Asian Medicine - Counselling/Health Psychology - Nature Cure
    - Botanical Medicine - Homeopathic Medicine - Pharmaceuticals
    - Clinical Nutrition - Lifestyle Modification - Physical Medicine
  • Identify the need for urgent and emergent health care and direct appropriate resolution.
  • Establish and manage a naturopathic practice.
  • Manage chronic disease.
  • Demonstrate leadership in health advocacy and environmental stewardship.
  • Collaborate effectively and work in partnership with other health care practitioners.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the advancement of the naturopathic profession.