American Association of Naturopathic Medical Colleges

September 24th, 2022 by admin Leave a reply »

Holistic Junction’s featured school of the week is the distinguished American Association of Naturopathic Medical Colleges (AANMC). The AANMC believes that “…Naturopathic medicine is a wonderful profession if you want to make a difference…”

Comprised of five member schools,Guest Posting the AANMC offers Bastyr University – just ten miles from Seattle, Washington. Firmly planted on fifty acres of beautiful landscaping and on the northeast shore of Lake Washington, Bastyr’s 186,000 square foot academic facility is adjacent to miles of scenic wooded trails that wind through natural habitat and secluded beach in St. Edward State Park.

Bastyr’s University’s Mission is to “…educate future leaders in natural health education, research and clinical services, we improve the health and well-being of the human community.”

AANMC’s Bastyr University includes rewarding amenities like their facility Library which offers a comprehensive collection on complementary & alterative medicine books, journals, publications, a massive video and audiotape collection and valuable online resources as well. In addition to its library, Bastyr University also has a bookstore, natural foods cafetaria, and even an onsite chapel.

Bastyr University is a leading academic center for educational progression in natural health sciences and carries many accreditations: the Commission on Colleges and Universites of the Northwest Association of Schools & Colleges; the Council of Naturopathic Medical Education; the American Dietetics Association; the Washington State Department of Health; Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; and is approved by the US Immigration and Naturalization Service to accept and enroll foreign non-immigrant students as well.

AANMC’s Bastyr University offers multiple academic degree programs in Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Nutrition, Herbal Science, Health Psychology, and Excercise Science & Wellness. Additionally, AANMC’s Bastyr provides even more programs, such as CAM, and and various Certification programs in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Japanese Acupuncture, Naturopathic Midwifery, Natuopathic Medicine Residency and much more.

AANMC’s Bastyr University extends education and training to students so they may one day become natural health practitioners. Bastyr University’s conception and growth is based on the principles of Dr. John Bastyr’s teachings and examples. Renowned to “listen with his heart,” Dr. Bastyr had a simple philosophy: “…the patient, not the doctor, does the curing…,” and was revered as a pioneer and promoter in the field of natural medicine. AANMC’s Bastyr University assures that his principles and beliefs will be a curriculum mainstay.


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