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FW: No Va Homeopathic Study Group - Feb 2008

From: Randy
Sent on: Saturday, January 31, 2009 7:33 PM

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February 2009
Inova Alexandria Hospital


Meeting Dates - Please check schedule outside meeting room to confirm location.  Some meeting rooms may be changed at the last minute.
First meeting: Basic Homeopathy,
Feb. 5, 2009  7:30-9:30 pm - Room: Education & Training 1 &2
Second meeting: Advancing Homeopathy, Feb.. 19, 2009, 
7:30-9:30 pm - Rm: Educ. & Training 1 &2

Meeting Details -


Feb 5 THURSDAY, BASIC HOMEOPATHY MEETING,  Rm: Rm: Educ. & Training 1 &2
The first meeting of the month will cover the basic principles of homeopathy and how to self-treat emergency and common acute ailments.  It is geared toward beginners, although more advanced students will benefit as well.
-  For this meeting:
We are starting a series of sessions on basic principles of homeopathy and how to apply them in acute situations.  We will be using the widely available “Homeopathic Medicine At Home” by Maesimund B. Panos MD, as a the primary reference, supported by other books and exercises.  Please bring the Panos book if you have it.


In this session we will give guidelines on how and when to take a remedy, the frequency, and what to expect.  We will also cover the major accident remedies for shock, bruising, sprains and strains.  If you have not already done so, please read pages 49-55  and 65-69 in Homeopathic Medicine at Home by Panos.


Please bring other self-help books, a Materia Medica, such as W. Boericke’s “Homeopathic Materia Medica”  and Kent's Repertory, if you have them. Please contact Carol ([address removed] or[masked]) or Irene ([address removed] or[masked]) if you want information about books.
Applied homeopathy - In addition, if there are any articles in the current issue of Homeopathy Today or other journals that you would like to discuss, please bring the magazine with you.
Feb 19 22 - THURSDAY, Advancing Homeopathy, Room: Rm: Educ. & Training 1 &2
Homeopathic Philosophy and Practice - Vithoulkas - We will continue to read and discuss the book The Science of Homeopathy by George Vithoulkas.  Vithoulkas was primarily responsible for the resurgence of homeopathy in the West in the 1970s, including teaching many of today’s prominent homeopaths. This book explains homeopathic philosophy in modern terms and discusses its practical application.


Please read Chapter 3, and if you have not already done so, read the Introduction and Chapters 1-2. This book can be purchased from homeopathic booksellers for about $32 but some used copies can be found at and for significantly less.
Clinical Article by George Vithoulkas on “The colour of the homeopathic improvement: the multidimensional nature of the response to homeopathic therapy,” which can be found at  Copies of the article will be available at the meeting.  We will review this article and work on finding a remedy for a case. Bring your Materia Medica and Repertory.
The email list is up.  If you want to share or have questions about homeopathy, please feel free to email the group.
The Library is also available.  Contact Joyce Cross [masked] or [address removed]) to make arrangements to borrow books or audio.
Meeting Schedules for next three months follow:
Basic Homeopathy Meeting:  
Feb 5  Education & Training # 1&2
Mar 5  Education & Training # 1&2
Apr 2   Education & Training # 1&2
Advancing Homeopathy Meeting
Feb 19  Education & Training # 1&2
Mar 19  Education & Training # 1&2
Apr 23  Education & Training # 1&2
DIRECTIONS TO HOSPITAL From I-395 North or South: Exit I-395 at
Seminary Road going East.  Continue on Seminary Rd. going east for less than half a mile. (WARNING: Shortly after you get onto Seminary Rd., you will see a tall building on the left side with the name Inova Alexandria Professional Building at the top of the building. This is NOT where you want to go.) The hospital is located at the intersection of Seminary Rd. and Howard Street. Turn right on Howard and park in the lot to your left (entrance at the traffic light). This is a free lot. If you wish to park closer, make the first right after you turn onto Howard into the hospital driveway. The parking lot entrance will be on your right. They charge about $5. 
BUILDING LOCATION Most meetings are held in the Health Education Center (HEC). This building is just to the right of the Visitor's Entrance, next to the pay parking lot. Some meetings are in the Education and Training Rooms, which are through the Visitor's Entrance. Go down one floor by elevator, and then make a left toward the cafeteria. The rooms are on the right side of the corridor.         



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