SCI 201 Week 1 CAM Therapeutic Modalities Paper

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SCI 201 Week 1 CAM Therapeutic Modalities Paper Resource:  NCCIH website Write a 900 to 1,200 word paper that describes an overview of CAM and its categories of treatments.  Include the following in your paper: 

  • Compare and contrast conventional current regulations and oversights that exist in the United States with that of nonconventional medicine. 

  • Define the terms alternative, complementary, and integrative in relation to medicine and clarify how these terms are different. 

  • Describe how conventional medicine plays a role in these three terms. 

  • Examine the philosophy of CAM and how it relates to or is different from conventional Western medicine. 

  • Describe how NCCIH classifies Complementary Health Approaches. 

  • Select one CAM treatment therapy (modality) from among the complementary health approaches and describe it. 

  • Using one medical condition, describe how your chosen therapy can be used as an alternative, a complementary, or an integrative therapy for that specific medical condition. 

  • Include the results of one or more scientific studies that show a clinical benefit or do not show a benefit from the medical condition selected. 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines and post your completed paper as a Microsoft Word document.  Use at least 3 to 5 different references in your paper. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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