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Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology

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Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) investigates links between thoughts and emotions, and the resistance to disease.

This short course in PNI provides participants with the opportunity learn about this growing field and get up to date on the most recent evidence-based research of interactions between neural, endocrine and immune processes.

The workshop has a strong focus on the effect of stress and relaxation on psychological and physical well-being and includes practical relaxation skills to reduce the effects of stress-related medical conditions.

In this comprehensive, information packed workshop you will explore the definition and history of PNI and explore connections between nervous, endocrine and immune systems.

You will also learn about stress response pathways, PNI interactions in pain, depression, anxiety and fatigue and explore evidence of the immune response to relaxation and more!

Also included in this workshop are practical relaxations skills to enhance psychological and physical health for you to use personally and provide to clients.

Practitioners can use this short-course for Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Professional Education.

Participants receive a certificate upon completion. 

Upon completion of attending this workshop, you will be issued with a certificate.
Ingestive Practitioners that are members of ATMS (Australian Tradition Medicine Society) can receive 6 Continuing Professional Education points for this Nature Care College course.



Learning about PNI was enlightening and very beneficial on so many levels. The effect of breathwork and relaxation techniques are an absolute necessity to us all in our busy lives today. - Vonnie

Loved this course! Very informative with so much more to learn in the area of Psychoneuroimmunology. Thanks to Judy for her in depth knowledge, sharing and enthusiasm in this and for equipping us all to share and practice our learnings confidently and easily with others.- Nicole

I heard of PNI back in 2004 when working at a hospital in Singapore. It had changed the lives of patients with cancer and HIV here. We learnt how they used guided imagery for these patients. I started reading more about it and started practicing it with family when they were in pain, or any kind of illness. But it was mostly self-taught. This course has given me a clearer picture of PNI, and its application. I feel I can talk about it with more conviction and confidence now. - Reema


Start Date: 05/08/2022

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Duration: Friday, online for 3 weeks

Study Options - All subjects have a scheduled duration & an online scheduled class time.

Enjoy the ease of watching the class live in our virtual classroom or watch the recording inline with you own weekly study schedule. You can choose to:

Attend the scheduled class lesson live in real-time online via the Nature Care Student Portal OR

Review the live recording and course content at your leisure in-line with your own weekly study schedule

You can attend the live class and watch the recording as revision.

Nature Care's virtual classroom is accessed through the colleges secure online Student Portal which you can access day and night 7 days a week

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Course Fees: $195.00



I discovered that I really loved the Anatomy & Physiology short course it was fascinating, challenging and very personally rewarding. The course notes and references were very clear. My trainer Inga Saliba, provided great links to the best of online material relevant to the subject (appropriate to our level) and some extra more challenging material for the intellectually curious.

I initially signed up for the face to face training at the college before Covid 19. I am now a convert to the online course and will continue my studies in this format.
Thank you Inga you helped ignite a passion I never knew I had! – Sandra


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