Internship is the transition from student to practitioner. This is the most important time in a student's learning experience. CCA offers two internships. Each internship is six months in duration. The first internship is in preventative medicine and leads to certification as an Ayurvedic Health Counselor. The second internship is in disease management and leads to certification as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist. CCA's internships is a true internship where students are treating members of the local community and learning the skills necessary to become successful in practice. Internships include classes as well as time spent with patients. During the students Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist internship, students receive a minimum 50.00 stipend for each patient visit allowing interns to earn income while being educated.
Ayurvedic Health Counselor Internship: 600 hours program hours with total education hours of 1200
Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist Internship: 600 program hours with total education hours of 2500
Ayurvedic Health Counselor: The student is trained for a scope of practice that focuses on preventative medicine, lifestyle transformation, and the promotion of health and wellness.
Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist: The student is trained for a scope of practice that focuses on the management of disease and the design and management of Pancha Karma programs.
Ayurvedic Health Counselor: Students must complete AHC1
Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist: Students must first complete the Ayurvedic Health Counselor Internship.
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