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Complementary therapies education for the 21st century

By Brian Isbell

Abstract

Over the past ten years, an innovative portfolio of over 30 courses\ud in Complementary Therapies (CT) has been developed at the University\ud of Westminster, London, UK. The degrees were the first of their kind and\ud the portfolio now provides the widest selection of CT courses in Europe.\ud This paper explores the history and context of this comprehensive portfolio.\ud The nature of the shared innovative health sciences, practitioner development\ud and research themes of the degrees are described. The role of the unique\ud Polyclinic in preparing students to work in the integrated inter-professional\ud healthcare provision of the 21st century is discussed

Topics: UOW2
Publisher: Inderscience
OAI identifier: oai:westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk:4936
Provided by: WestminsterResearch

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