Full course description
Program Title: Placebo Effects and the Therapeutic Relationship
Format: On-Demand Webinar, Self-Paced Course
Presenter: James Snow, MA
Category: Professional and Continuing Education - Lecture Series
Estimated Effort: 1.5 hours to complete (presentation, quiz)
Credential: Certificate of Completion
CEUs: 1 CEU (MUIH)*
*Various professional organizations and boards may accept this offering for continuing education requirements. Please verify with your respective relevant professional organization and emailwith questions.
Master Class Description:
Placebo-like effects are an integral part of clinical care. This course explores placebos, placebo effects, and placebo-like effects, along with their underlying mechanisms and their relation to clinical care, including treatments, client-practitioner interactions, and the physical healthcare environment. In clinical practice, these effects can be optimized to enhance clinical outcomes.
Join us for this informative Master Class lecture to explore how placebo effects and their underlying mechanisms impact clinical care, client-practitioner interactions, and the physical healthcare environment.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Define placebo, placebo effects, and placebo-like effects
- Identify mechanisms underlying these effects
- Recognize placebo-like effects associated with:
- treatments (herbal preparations)
- client-practitioner interactions
- the physical healthcare environment
- Recognize the implications of placebo-like effects in clinical practice
Who should participate:
Complementary and integrative health practitioners or any health clinician or researcher interested in exploring the impact of the placebo effect on client-practitioner relationships and clinical outcomes.
Registration Fee(s): $49
What you will get:
- 60-minute instructional video lecture
- Presentation PowerPoint PDF
- Presentation transcripts
- Lifetime access to the course content for use in practice
- Certificate of Completion (upon successful achievement of program assessments)
*CEUs should be verified with the individual professional organization(s) for which you are seeking continuing education credit.
James Snow is the Assistant Provost for Academic Research and Academic Director of the Integrative Health Sciences Department at Maryland University of Integrative Health. He has more than 25 years of experience merging modern scientific perspectives with traditional explanatory models of healing.
Mr. Snow has worked as a clinician and educator in the field of Western herbal medicine and served as director of MUIH’s (then Tai Sophia Institute) herbal medicine program. He has conducted and published research on the cognitive effects of rosemary and the development of a questionnaire to measure wellness. Mr. Snow is a contributing author to the Gastrointestinal Nutrition Desk Reference, sits on the editorial committee for the Journal of the American Herbalists Guild, and serves as a reviewer for the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia.
Mr. Snow’s current research projects include investigation of attitudes and use of evidence-informed practice among Western herbal practitioners; the role of context effects in the effectiveness of Western herbal medicine; and exploring the construct of healing presence. At MUIH, his work also focuses on enhancing research literacy and capacity among complementary and integrative health faculty.
Mr. Snow holds a Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Social Change from MUIH, and completed the herbal residency program at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. He is also a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild.
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Refund Policy: This self-based program is non-refundable upon purchase.