Program: Clinical Master Herbalist

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  • Delve into case studies & health strategies
  • Learn the science of herbal medicine-making
  • Acquire techniques for setting up your new office & working with clients
  • Enhancing your research & studies utilizing the resources in the “Tool Kit”
  • …and Hang out in the Student Lounge, Herb Garden, or even check out the Bulletin Board!
    There’s a lot to learn and do right here at Genesis School of Natural Health!

The Student Resources image link will take you to:

  • Study Group Schedule
  • Links for Ordering Books
  • Student Supplement Account Opportunities
  • Recommended Reading
  • Information on Electrol Dermal Testing (EDS/EAV)

Newest Class Notes: Menstruum & Math for Herbalists


Clinical Master Herbalist graduates will receive two diplomas: MH and CMH. Our CMH program is the complete Master Herbalist program with additional studies in functional anatomy & physiology, disease and pathology, health protocols, and the study of phytochemistry.

The  Anatomy & Physiology and Phytochemistry tests have been divided into sections for study purposes. There is one book per course. The CMH program makes you eligible to apply for Board Certification with The American Association of Drugless Practitioners Certification and Accreditation Board.

Requirements include 15 books/manuals, 2 projects, 3 online classes, 1 DVD, and a final exam. Estimated time to complete this program is 24 months. 67 credit hours/1072 study hours. The estimated time is a guideline. It is possible to finish earlier if you have the time to devote to your studies. Some students will need to extend the time by several months. 

TEST DIRECTIONS: YOUR TEST HAS TWO PARTS!


  1. The TEST QUESTIONS are in a PDF format – it will not let you enter the answers but, you may download and print the test and fill in the answers for your personal files. 
  2. The TEST ANSWER SHEET is in a word document format that mac or pc computers can open. Download this document – it is where you will type in your answers, save, and email the answer sheet to Megan Lackey: healthschool@icloud.com

ONLINE CLASSES

You may sign up for class at any time during your studies. Classes are offered every other month and you only need to attend once but may join a class more than once. Most classes last about 2 hours.

SG10 Functional Anatomy Study Group: 
Class Notes: Functional Anatomy
Study Group Schedule

SG22 Client Case Studies #3 & #4 

  1. Karen – Case Study  
  2. Cole – Case Study
    Study Group Schedule

Quarterly Online Class
Teacher’s choice online class! These classes are optional and are limited to the first 25 students that sign up. Classes will be recorded and added to the student resource pages for those unable to attend.


PHASE ONE STUDIES
Estimated Time: 6 months

 

Student Profile: A student profile and picture is required for your student folder. All information is confidential. Having goals and a mission will help you stay focused! Please send the picture and profile to Megan.
Download: Student Profile  

Herbal ABC’s (2018)
Dr. Sharol Marie Tilgner
**This test and answer sheet was revised 10/20/19 – please discard previous downloads! 

  1. G350: Test Questions: Herbal ABC’s (Rvsd)
  2. G350: Answer Sheet: Herbal ABC’s (Rvsd)

Nutrition & Health by Sharlene Peterson

  1. G200: Nutrition & Health Manual
  2. G200:  Test Questions: Nutrition
  3. G200: Answer Sheet: Nutrition

Vitamins, Minerals, & Supplements
by Darlene Jorgens (2019)

  1. M310 Manual: Available Soon!
  2. M310 Test Questions: Available Soon!
  3. M310 Answer Sheet: Available Soon!

Part One: Anatomy and Physiology
(11th or 12th ed.) by Ross and Wilson
Cost should be $35-$50

  1. G210-A: Test Questions: Part 1 Anatomy 
  2. G210-A: Answer Sheet: Part 1 Anatomy

Part One: Herbal Constituents
by Lisa Ganora (2009)

  1. G480-A: Test Questions: Phytochemistry #1
  2. G480-A: Test Answer Sheet: Phytochemistry #1

 

SG30 Herbal Reference Project: This project will become a valuable reference guide for your office. It is a simple system that expands with your knowledge about herbs. This project can and should be started as soon as you are reading herbal books. You do not need to list every herb you have studied – include those that “spoke” to you, the herbs that when you were reading them really caught your attention as something you would want to use in your office with clients. Directions: Herbal Reference Project 

PHASE TWO STUDIES
Estimated Time: 6 months

Botany in a Day (6th edition/2013)
by Thomas J. Elpel

  1. G415: Test Questions: Botany
  2. G415: Test Answer Sheet: Botany 

 

School of Natural Healing
by Dr. John R. Christopher

  1. G440: Test Questions: Natural Healing
  2. G440: Test Answer Sheet: Natural Healing

The Herbal Medicine Maker’s Handbook
by James Green (2000)

  1. G400:Test Questions: Herbal Maker
  2. G400: Test Answer Sheet: Herbal Maker

SG31 Herbal Preparation Projects
Herbal medicine making project! You will prepare one tincture and one project of choice (salve, decoction, oil infusion…).
Download Directions: Herbal Preparation Project

Part Two: Herbal Constituents
by Lisa Ganora (2009)

  1. G480-B: Questions: Phytochemistry #2
  2. G480-B: Test Answer Sheet: Phytochemistry  #2

 

Part Two: Anatomy and Physiology
(11th or 12th ed.) by Ross and Wilson

  1. G210-B: Test Questions: Part 2 Anatomy
  2. G210-B: Answer Sheet: Part 2 Anatomy

 


PHASE THREE STUDIES
Estimated Time: 6 months

 

The Earthwise Herbal Repertory:
The Definitive Practitioner’s Guide

by Matthew Wood (2016)
Basic Blood Chemistry by Sharlene Peterson
  1. G610: Blood Chemistry Manual
  2. G610: Test Questions: Blood Chemistry
  3. G610: Test Answer Sheet: Blood Chemistry 

Part Three: Anatomy and Physiology
(11th or 12th ed.) by Ross and Wilson

  1. G210-C: Test Questions: Part 3 Anatomy
  2. G210-C: Test Answer Sheet: Part 3 Anatomy 

Part Three: Herbal Constituents
by Lisa Ganora (2009)

  1. G480-C: Test Questions: Phytochemistry #3
  2. G480-C: Test Answer Sheet: Phytochemistry #3

Part Four: Herbal Constituents
by Lisa Ganora (2009)

  1. G480-D: Test Questions: Phytochemistry #4
  2. G480-D: Test Answer Sheet: Phytochemistry #4

 

M250 Parasites of Human Interest
We are rewriting our parasite class into a manual with case studies. The manual and short test will be available soon.
Current Class Notes: Parasites

 


PHASE FOUR STUDIES
Estimated Time: 6 months


The Clinician’s Handbook of Natural Medicine

by Joseph Pizzorno (3rd ed.,2015)

  1. G550 – A: Test Questions: Part 1 Natural Medicine
  2. G550 – A: Answer Sheet: Part 1 Natural Medicine 
  3. Part B and C are coming soon!

Medical Herbalism
by David Hoffman (2003)

  1. G460: Test Questions: Medical Herbalism
  2. G460: Answer Sheet: Medical Herbalism

Part Five: Herbal Constituents
by Lisa Ganora (2009)

  1. G480-E: Questions: Phytochemistry #5
  2. G480-E: Test Answer Sheet: Phytochemistry #5

 

M230 Autoimmune Diseases
We are rewriting our parasite class into a manual with case studies. The manual and short test will be available soon.

Muscle Testing For Your Health DVD
David J.Getoff
    1. G600: Test Questions: Muscle Testing
    2. G600: Answer Sheet: Muscle Testing
M240 Lyme Disease 
We are rewriting our Lyme Disease class into a manual with case studies. The manual and short test will be available soon.
Current Class Notes: Lyme Disease

TCMH Final Exam 

  1. TCMH exam: Available Soon!
  2. TCMH exam: Available Soon!
SG80 Business Building Resources 

#1: Your Office
#2: Consent to Treatment Form
#3: Symptom Form
#4: Supplement Recommendation Example 


ENJOY THE JOURNEY!

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions you may call Megan Lackey at: 775-385-3242 or use the contact form on the website.