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Mederi Academy

Mederi Academy

Since our inception in 2005, Mederi’s clinical training programs and lecture offerings have provided education to thousands of healthcare providers. Participants have included medical doctors, oncologists, naturopaths, licensed acupuncturists, chiropractors, and other health care providers.

What is Mederi Academy?

Mederi Academy is an online training program* that teaches healthcare practitioners how to incorporate the Mederi Care® model (also known as Eclectic Triphasic Medical System or ETMS) into their practice. The goal of the program is to provide clinicians with the skills they need to enhance patient vitality and significantly improve the quality of life and longevity for people facing cancer and other serious health challenges.

* Mederi Academy will work with state, regional, and national associations to get the program CME approved for various heath care practitioners.

Who is Mederi Academy for?

Mederi Academy is open to credentialed, certified, or licensed healthcare practitioners who are committed to providing comprehensive care in the field of integrative and holistic medicine. If you are looking for curriculum that addresses the deep gaps in the current healthcare model and want advanced training in a holistic, unitive form of medicine and healing, this program is for you.

What does Mederi Academy offer?

We utilize the most current online learning methods to bring you a comprehensive, multi-modal educational experience. Our curriculum offers a framework for the integration of conventional science, genetics, and immunology with botanical and nutritional medicine. Our course content ranges from how to utilize the six toolboxes of Mederi Care® to improve patient outcomes, to an in-depth exploration of the Materia Medica as it relates to botanical and nutritional medicine, holistic and unitive cancer care.  

You'll begin by learning fundamental concepts of medicine as viewed through the lens of Mederi Care®. Course work that follows covers clinical applications of Mederi Care®/ETMS for health optimization and in the treatment of many health conditions. You’ll then learn how to assimilate all of this knowledge into your practice to successfully develop and administer treatment protocols. You’ll also learn how to write and present cases to other Mederi Care® practitioners.  

The knowledge and skills you gain in Mederi Academy will help you be better advocates for your patients/clients. This will enable you to be a unifying hub of information, bringing the best of various forms of medicine together, so that you can guide your patients/clients through their health and medical journey in a truly integrative way.  

For more detailed information, please read the Curriculum Overview section below.

Connect with Us

To stay up-to-date with Academy news and offerings, please sign up below to be on our list of providers interested in the Mederi Academy program. You may also contact Melissa Pedersen, Mederi Education Program Administrator at 541.488.0514, ext. 314 or email mpedersen@mederifoundation.org

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Curriculum Overview ~ Year One Courses

  1. Defining the Mederi Care®/ETMS Lens – Medical Concept Review 
  2. Foundations of Mederi Medicine and ETMS 1 - Host Evaluation and Health 
  3. Mederi Care®/ETMS 2 – The Microenvironment  
  4. Mederi Care®/ETMS – Cancer  
  5. Targeting the Cancer – The Mederi Care® Approach 
  6. Targeted Therapy – Hormone Receptors in Cancer 
  7. Spirituality and Cancer 
  8. Mederi Care® Case Study Preparation 

Curriculum Overview ~ Year Two Courses

  1. Botanical and Nutritional Medicine – Seeing the Materia Medica through the Mederi Care® Lens 
  2. Mederi Care® Case Studies, Protocol Development, and Treatment 
  3. Practicing Mederi Care® – The Mederi Practitioner and Unitive Care 

Learning and Teaching Methods

  1. On-line sessions with self-evaluation
  2. Live webinars
  3. Recorded webinars
  4. Flipped classes
  5. Case studies and case facilitation
  6. Facilitated problem-solving exercises 
  7. Peer to peer discussions  
  8. Live Q&As and “ask me anything” sessions with subject matter experts 
  9. Problem-based learning exercises 

Program Outcomes 

  1. To integrate inter-professional collaboration and communication in the treatment of people experiencing chronic disease with a goal to optimize health and wellness.
  2. To value and adapt the concept of spirituality in your practice and discuss it through the lens of Mederi Care.
  3. To employ the Mederi Care approach as a whole-systems model for patient/client assessment, therapeutics, protocol development and charting procedures into clinical practice with follow-up and evaluation.
  4. To determine how to use compounded botanical medicine as the foundation of the Mederi Care approach, in conjunction with nutrient, dietary, and lifestyle therapeutics when treating people experiencing chronic disease and to optimize health and wellness.
  5. To employ a system of knowledge about all possible treatment strategies and therapeutics for the management of chronic disease, and to optimize health and wellness.
  6. To compose and document case studies for the patients/clients being treated within the Mederi Care approach, using research best practices.
  7. Graduates will discover how to be the hub for collaboration of all health care providers in the treatment of patients experiencing chronic disease and to optimize health and wellness.  

How long does the program take? 

From start to finish, the program takes about two years to complete if you take every course back-to-back. The curriculum is flexible so that you can take the courses while working full-time. To become a Certified Mederi Care Practitioner, you must successfully complete all of the courses in the program. 

After Graduating from Mederi Academy 

Graduates of the full 2-year program will receive a certificate in “Mederi Care®” and can call themselves “Mederi Care® Practitioners”. Mederi Care® Practitioners will have access to the Mederi Academy Association resources and round table discussions. During these exclusive sessions, subject matter experts and Mederi Academy graduates share cases and clinical pearls. These open forum discussions focus on how to best serve patients/clients with the Mederi Care® approach to help those with complex medical issues, as well as those looking to optimize their health. 


Application process opens early 2022 for enrollment in September 2022!  
 

Interested in applying? Here's our eligibility criteria:

Mederi Academy admits up to 35 healthcare practitioners for its 2-year certification program.

Minimum Requirements:

1) Participants must be a current health care provider with credentials, active licensure and/or certification in any of the following primary disciplines / clinical professions by the appropriate authority / regulatory body:

  • Medical Doctor (MD) 
  • Naturopathic Doctor (ND)
  • Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP) 
  • Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DACM or DAOM) or Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
  • Diplomate of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and Oriental Medicine (Dipl. Ac, CH, OM) 
  • Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) 
  • Doctor of Chiropractic (DC)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) 
  • Registered Herbalist (RH) 
  • Registered Dietician (RD)
  • Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN)
  • Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)
  • Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner (CAP)

2) Professional references (reference form will  be provided with application)

3) Minimum 3 years clinical practice / experience in a healthcare setting (ie; hospital, clinic, private practice)

4) Professional characteristics:

  • Commitment to high standards of ethics in patient interactions
  • Passion for unitive, wholistic, science-based medicine
  • Desire to work in teams with providers of varying backgrounds
  • Willingness to adhere to Mederi Practice Standards during and after training
  • Commitment to ongoing learning 

* Please note these are the minimum eligibility requirements to apply to the certification program. Meeting the minimum eligibility requirements does not grant automatic acceptance into the program. A complete application must be submitted to determine eligibility. Applications will be posted soon.

To be notified when the application process opens or for any other questions, please contact Melissa Pedersen, Mederi Education Program Administrator at 541.488.0514, ext. 314 or email mpedersen@mederifoundation.org 


Application & Enrollment Timeline Cohort 1 

  • Jan 15 – April 30, 2022: Application process open for September 2022 cohort. Space limited to 25 qualified and accepted candidates.
  • April 30, 2022: Deadline for applications to be submitted
  • May 15, 2022: Announcements made on accepted applicants
  • May 15 – June 15, 2022: Enrollment opens / $1500 Deposit collected to hold spot in the program
  • June 15, 2022: If any spaces remain in cohort 1, other candidates will be considered and contacted.
  • August 15, 2022: $3500 due (50% of remaining 1st year tuition)
    • If balance of 1st year tuition is paid all at once, $6500 is due ($500 discount)
  • February 15, 2023: Remaining $3500 due if not already paid

Tuition

Total cost for all courses: $17,000  

Cost breakdown over 2 years: We estimate it will take you 5-6 hours per week to cover the material in each course; the exact course length is determined by the depth of topics covered, combined with your individual learning style and speed. Each course costs approximately $200 per week of material, which means the overall cost breakdown comes to about $40 for every hour you spend in the program. Included in your tuition is the added value of being a part of the Mederi Care® practitioner community, sharing information and clinical experience, as well as growing together to uplift and transform healthcare. 

Questions?

We have answers! Please contact Melissa Pedersen, Mederi Education Program Administrator at 541.488.0514, ext. 314 or mpedersen@mederifoundation.org.


 

“We are looking forward to welcoming Cohort 1 to the new Mederi Academy!  A prominent online program has been a long-time vision of ours and we are positioned to be at the forefront of integrative medicine training opportunities with our continuing medical education program.  With this new educational platform, Mederi Center is committed to preparing practitioners to contribute to patient vitality and lifespan with Mederi Care.  We hope you can join us!” ~ Jennifer Yance, Executive Director

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