FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HOMEOPATHY FOR PHARMACISTS
The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences and the Centre
for Classical Homeopathy, both based in Toronto, announced today a
continuing education seminar for pharmacists in Homeopathic Clinical
Science. The one day seminar emphasizes the original, classical method
which provides far greater therapeutic power than other homeopathic
methods. In 9 intensive hours, the seminar provides vital information
pharmacists need to assist people seeking effective, safe treatment for
acute and sub-acute conditions.
The seminar was developed by Dr. David Tulbert, B,Sc., D.C.,
F.B.I.H., the director of the Centre for Classical Homeopathy. Dr.
Tulbert has been practicing classical homeopathy since 1975, and has been
actively involved in homeopathy research since 1986. The public is
demanding homeopathy more and more, says Tulbert, and now homeopathic
remedies are available at pharmacies all over North America. Since
classical homeopathy is highly effective as well as safe, we decided to
promote fuller public access by training pharmacists in this method.
Hopefully, this initiative will increase the overall health of
The homeopathic approach to health care is very different from
the traditional pharmaceutical approach. At the present time, Tulbert
says, most pharmacists do not know how to make proper recommendations
concerning homeopathic remedies, posology, contra-indications, and
storage. In the long-run, I believe that lack of information will limit
public use of homeopathy much more than lack of remedy stock in the
Tulbert points out that most of the remedies currently sold
over-the-counter are complex remedies- mixtures of many individual
remedies in very low potencies. The complex remedies are sometimes
useful, Tulbert said, but they bend the rules of homeopathy too much.
In doing so, they sacrifice most of the efficacy that would otherwise be
In contrast, professional homeopaths will tell you that properly
selected classical remedies provide somewhere between ten and 500 times
as much therapeutic power, depending on the strength. Whats more,
Tulbert adds, they do so with a significantly lower risk of iatrogenic
effects and under-treatment. And for acute and sub-acute conditions, you
need minimal training to use homeopathy effectively.
The seminar curriculum is outlined below. Each participant also
receives a carefully designed package of printed materials. The
classroom component is important, Tulbert said, but what do you do when
a patient wants advice on homeopathy and you have eight other customers
standing in line? To ease the load, the center for Classical Homeopathy
wrote the HOMEOPATHIC REFERENCE FOR PHARMACISTS, a detailed reference
manual packed with important information. The written materials also
include remedy selection guides for use by either pharmacists or
patients, a unique patient self-evaluation form to determine if the
remedy is working properly, and patient instructions for proper use of
Basics: history of homeopathy, types of homeopathic remedies,
indications and contra-indications, choosing a remedy and strength,
interactions with drugs, and storage properties;
Clinical: homeopathic first-aid, treatment of colds and other
acute conditions, and treatment of sub-acute conditions including
dysmennorrhea, headaches, stress conditions, sleep disorders, acute
gastritis and gastro-enteritis, allergies, otitis and cystitis;
Review of Literature: behaviour of homeopathic remedies in vivo and in
vitro, clinical differences between homeopathic and placebo responses,
the physics of sub-avogadro dilutions, and more.
DATES: Sunday May 4, 1997; Sunday May 25, 1997; and Sunday June 22, 1997
COST: $165.00. Includes continental breakfast, catered lunch,
three snacks, and all reference materials.
LOCATION: The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
222 St. Patrick Street
TO REGISTER: Call the Centre for Classical Homeopathy at (416) 927-9988
for information on registration and
accommodations. Register early,
enrollment is limited.
PRESENTER: Dr. David J. Tulbert, B.Sc., D.C., F.B.I.H has a degree
in neurophysiology from M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology),
and is a licensed chiropractor. He received his homeopathic training from
Dr. John LaPlante, D.C., N.D., a renowned Canadian homeopath. Dr. Tulbert
has practiced classical homeopathy since 1975, and has actively
participated in homeopathy research since 1986, focusing on the physics
of "sub-avogadro" dilutions.
Dr. Tulbert writes a regular column on homeopathy in Toronto's
LIFE STYLES & WELLNESS magazine, and has appeared on television world
wide in "Magic or Medicine?", a four part series by Robert Buckman, MD.