Career in Homeopathy - Gujarat
Homeopathy is a medical science that is based on the principle of "Similia Similibus Curantur" (Like cures like). The practice claims to be unique in its facility to strengthen the immune system and to destroy completely all disease from the body.
How it Works?
The Homoeopath works to understand each person's unique mental and emotional makeup, and the patient is treated with individually-tailored remedies. The practitioners spend a great deal of time, at least on the first visit with patients, talking and listening to determine symptoms of their health problems. Practitioners discuss background information such as lifestyle, diet and emotional problems with the client. The treatment takes place around month or years.
Homoeopathy needs the skills of both a psychologist and a doctor because building a relationship with the patient is vital for the correct treatment. Uses of small doses of medicines help to stimulate the body's own inherent healing abilities.
Education in Homeopathy
The education for Homeopathy varies with different courses.
The Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) is a 5-1/2 year degree course, including 1 years of internship. The Diploma in Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (DHMS) is of 4 years duration including 6 months internship.
Eligibility criteria for Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and Diploma in Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (DHMS) is 10+2 with Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
These courses includes study of Anatomy, Physiology, Homoeopathic pharmacy, material medical, social preventive medicine, Pathology, Microbiology, Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology, Obstetrics and Repertory.
During internship student practices with a qualified homoeopath in a Homeopathy Hospital.
Key Skill for Homeopathy
» An interest in and liking for people.
» Selfless devotion in serving sick people.
» Expert in analyzing, critical thinking and problem solving.
» Excellent communication skills.
» Listening skill and counseling in order to analyze the patient and prescribe the proper remedy.
Most homoeopaths set up their own clinics. Some join private dispensaries, clinics and hospitals, or even teaching institutions that conduct degree and diploma courses.
Today Homoeopathy is the most widely practiced of all traditional medical systems in India. People are finding out the effectiveness of homoeopathy, as it addresses and cures the root cause of a disease. Another reason for popularity and benefits of homoeopathy is that these medicines are almost free from side effects. This makes an increase in opportunities for homoeopaths.