"The History of Homeopathy" with Kim Elia
Now open for online enrollment ~ only $295 through October 30th, 2014,
including a set of the course recordings
I have not felt such excitement from a course in recent memory! ...
this course should be required for all students of Homœopathy...
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All aboard for passion, romance, and political intrigue: homeopathic history is coming alive.
Discover the roots of the ideas that are shaping homeopathic practice today. Join WHN Courses for a 10-week tour of the rich and fascinating history of homeopathy. Your guide for this unique course will be our own Kim Elia, known the world over not only for his encyclopedic knowledge of homeopathy, but also for his unparalleled ability to make a story come alive!
Kim will take you on a memorable journey through the rich and fascinating history of homeopathy. We'll delve deeply into the past, with first-hand accounts of significant events, recreated debates, rich images and much more - a choreography that will bring to life the very roots of the ideas that shape homeopathy in the 21st Century. This won't be a survey of names and dates, but rather our vehicle for understanding today's homeopathic practice through the lens of the past.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
- George Santayana
This promises to be a history course unlike anything you've ever experienced. Passion, romance, splits and factions, insanity, secret notebooks, and of course... plenty of what we all love: cases, cases and more cases!!
Here are just a few of the topics we'll cover as we work our way into the hearts and minds of the great homeopaths of the past:
- Women in homeopathy - a hidden history
- Lachesis: the real story behind the proving
- The high/low potency debate
- To teach the Organon... or not!
- Strange, rare and peculiar: debating Aphorism 153
- Samuel & Melanie Hahnemann: a great romance
- The role of pathology in prescribing: Lippe vs. Hering
- American homeopathy’s first split: the AIH and IHA
- Hahnemann’s cases - lessons from the master
- Much, much more
Accompanying MaterialsRecommended Reading List Letter to Hufeland Hahnemann Case of 24 Year Old Man Two Cases from Hahnemann Two Cases from Hahnemann's Notebook
About Kim Elia
Kim's passion about the history of Homeopathic Medicine, and about history in general, are in part what inspired him to develop the WholeHealthNow website - including its Historic Homeopathic Timeline.
Read more about Kim
Kim Elia is one of our most exciting and dynamic homoeopathy teachers. He is a literal wealth of information, not only homoeopathic philosophy and practice but in the historical sequences that created homoeopathy. Highly recommended.
— Jeremy Sherr
Director, Dynamis School, Homeopathic Author
I have finally had time to start the History of Homeopathy course - it is a masterful work and an amazing contribution to the field - well done! I look forward to continuing. Thank you so much.
— Loretta Butehorn, PhD, CCH
Teleosis Homeopathic Collaborative, Boston
The History of Homeopathy
Course on CD & DVD
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When you register online, DVDs can be optionally purchased for $85 - More Info
Want Online Access and DVDs?
If you are interested in accessing the course online (which grants Homeopathic Education Hours), as well as having a DVD copy of the course (which lasts for years to come), we have a special option for you.
Once you are enrolled in the online portion of a course, check the course page. At the bottom of the page is a link to buy the DVDs at the special price of $85.
Please note: DVDs not available for all courses
Note: The price you see when you register, is the price you will be charged.
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Your registration includes:
- 6 months access to the course recordings, downloadable handouts, quizzes and letter of attendance.
- A multimedia presentation to view on your computer.
- Online review and self-assessment quizzes for each session.
- Documentation of Homeopathic Education Hours* - The full completion of this course provides 12 hours of Homeopathic Education.
- Access to our WHN Course website.
- High-quality PowerPoint presentations.
- Case assignments and Repertorizations.
*To receive Homeopathic Education Hours: You must watch the recorded sessions, and complete all quizzes with a score of 80% or better within 6 months of your enrollment in the course. After this 6-month period, the quizzes and Letter of Verification may no longer be available. Please be sure to print and safeguard your Letter at the conclusion of the course. Partial course credit is not given for WHN courses.
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Praise for Kim Elia
I can think of no finer experience, than sitting down with Kim over a pint (good Czech lager for me, some kind of weird carrot / celery / kale / agave bean concoction for him) and hashing out the history that sculpted the foundations of our profession. Sans that opportunity, sitting in my basement with a good pint and Kim on the internet (where I can only imagine him slurping that green concoction) might just have to do. Think of this course offering as homeopathy's own History Detective show.
- how did Hering really obtain his Great Venomous Snake? and why in heaven's name?
- how many semesters of medical school did Kent attend? (hint - it was less than one...)
- how did Melanie arrive in Köthen, and how old was Hahnemann at the time? and could this happen to any of us, other than in our dreams?
- the list of questions goes on.
I'll be there.
The question is - will you?
— Will Taylor, MD
You haven't lived until you have had the enormous pleasure of experiencing Kim Elia's teaching. With his dynamic, entertaining, engaging and up-beat style, Kim taps into his vast knowledge to bring remedies to life, forging an indelible impression. Kim is the perfect storm of whirlwind energy, masterful understanding and lightning perception - all to regale you with the kind of learning experience that lasts forever.
— Frans Vermeulen and Linda Johnston, MD
I have learned many things from Kim. Anybody who has heard him once would certainly want to hear him again and again.
— Dr. Farokh Master
You are doing a great job, and we will continue to recommend your lectures to our students. I have attended quite a few seminars but I believe your materia medica studies and the advice you are giving to students regarding repertorization is the absolute best I have ever heard.
— Maria Bohle, Director, BIH USA
History of Homeopathy is another in WholeHealthNow's ongoing At-Home Learning Series, offering high-quality, affordable homeopathic education.