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Foundations in Homeopathy and Home Care (HSI 101)(125 hour course)

Product Description

Homeopathy School International's self-paced course working with study materials, 25 DVDs, and tutor support by nationally certified homeopaths


Foundations in Homeopathy and Home Care is both a "stand-alone" course as well as the first course of a longer program (four courses) that is available HERE!


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Homeopathy School International's 


Foundations in Homeopathy & Home Care 

5 hours)

Is this for me?

Are you interested in using homeopathy to improve health care for you and your family? Would you like to add a healing modality to your current health care practice? Whether you are a parent, a healthcare provider, or have an interest in the wellness of your friends and family, this course will provide you with substantial education in homeopathic healthcare solutions.

You will be able to set your own pace while studying with the guidance of a nationally certified homeopath. This course will give you the flexibility to study homeopathy within the demands of your busy life.

  • Self-paced study from any location worldwide.
  • Guided Home Study.
  • A Certificate of Completion for the 125-hour Foundations in Homeopathy course.
  • HSI 101 fulfills the first course of the Practitioner Certificate Program.

What do I get?

As soon as you have enrolled, your tutor will contact you with information to help you organize your studies. Feedback and supervision are provided by nationally certified homeopaths. Your tutor is available by email or phone to answer questions. Your Course Materials Packet is shipped by priority mail. Completed assignments are emailed or mailed to your tutor, case work to your case supervisor.

The Course Materials Packet includes the following:

Welcome Folder

  • Contact Information
  • General Information about Homeopathy
  • An Introductory Video, “The Mystery of Healing”

Course Materials Notebook

  • Study-Guide: Before You Begin …
  • Syllabus including: DVD-Content outlined by modules; Detailed assignment instructions; Learning outcomes; Final test Study-Guide
  • 25 DVDs totaling 90 hours of digitally recorded lectures, classroom activities, and clinics
  • Five Sets of course materials supporting the study of the five modules
  • Assessments and quizzes (including tutor feed-back)
  • Final Open-Book test
  • Promotional Materials

What will I study?

  • How Homeopathy Works
  • History and philosophy of homeopathy
  • Treatment methods for first aid, acute and chronic conditions
  • Case taking and case analysis skills
  • Reference Tools
  • Study of frequently-used homeopathic remedies for injuries, gastric upsets, fevers, colds, flu, sleep issues, earaches, and more.
  • How to Apply Homeopathic Remedies
  • Free Webinars on a variety of topics.
  • Review the list of required textbooks

My family is so much healthier and happier because of homeopathy. I feel so fortunate to have discovered homeopathy and this school.

Amanda Miller


Tuition and Fees

Homeopathy 101 (125 hours)

Application Fee $75 (US)
Course fee $2,400 (US)

Course fee for Homeopathy 101 is $2,400 (US). The cost of required books is estimated at $400 to $500 (US).

DVD Security Deposit

In addition to the course fee, a $200 (US) security deposit for DVDs is required per course. The deposit is refunded upon return of all DVDs in good condition. All DVDs are copyrighted and the sole property of the Homeopathy School of International.

Note: All fees ($75 application fee) and course fee ($2,400 per course) must be paid via credit card in US Dollars. The purchase of non-required books or software may increase expenses for the program.

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The following 5 DVD's are supplemented with a detailed syllabus, course materials, homework assignments, assessments, quizzes and personal tutor support.


Module One - Disk 1

Orientation: Barbara Seideneck CHom, CCH; Dorothy Simoni PhD, NC, CHom, CCH; Jody

Shevins ND, CCH, DHANP; Kiersten Stevenson CHom.

Homeopathy: “Mystery of Healing” DVD


Module One - Disk 2

Introduction to Homeopathic Principles: Jody Shevins, ND, CCH, DHANP

 What is health?

 Principles: Vital Force, Law of Similars, Totality of Symptoms, Minimum Dose, Provings

 Hering's Law of Cure

 Pharmacy: Types of Remedies, Remedy Sources, Dilution, Succussion, Potentization

 Introduction to the Organon, Aphorisms 1 - 4

 Introduction to the Repertory – Structure and Organization of the Repertory


Module One - Disk 3

First Aid: Dorothy Simoni, PhD, NC, CHom, CCH

 Assessment

 Remedies for Shock and Trauma, Grief, Head Injuries, Wounds, Sprains, Fractures,

Burns, Sunstroke, Insect Bites, Food Poisoning, Motion Sickness

 Dosage

Constitutional Materia Medica: Barbara Seideneck, CHom, CCH

 How to study materia medica

 Aconite napellus

 Arnica montana


Module One - Disk 4

History of Homeopathy: Barbara Seideneck, CHom, CCH

 Milestones

 Hahnemann

 American Homeopathy


Module One - Disk 5

Introduction to Case Taking: Barbara Seideneck, CHom, CCH

 Differentiating Acute and Chronic/Constitutional

 Organon, Aphorisms 72-77 (Acute & Chronic)

Acute Case Taking

 Case taking guidelines

 Types of symptoms

 Note Taking Guidelines


 Acute Case Format


Required Pre-Course Reading:

Dooley, T. Homeopathy: Beyond Flat Earth Medicine

Required Books:

Brewster O'Reilly, W., Ed. Organon of the Medical Art

Stephen Cummings, MD/Dana Ullman

Castro, Miranda

Everybody's Guide to Homeopathic Medicines

Complete Homeopathy Handbook

Morrison, R. Desktop Guide
Schroyens, F. Synthesis Repertory, 9.1 Ed. or
  The Essential Synthesis, 9.2 Ed.
Vermeulen, F Synoptic Materia Medica I
Vithoulkas, G. Science of Homeopathy
Yasgur, J. Dictionary of Homeopathic Terms

Recommended Books:

Allen, H.C. Keynotes of Materia Medica
Allen, H.C. Chronic Miasms
De Schepper, L. Hahnemann Revisted
  Homeopathy and the Periodic Table
Gibson, D. Studies of Homeopathic Remedies
  First Aid Homeopathy in Accidents and Injuries
Grossinger, R. The Great Riddle
Hering, C. Guiding Symptoms of Homeopathic Materia Medica
Kruzel, T. Homeopathic Emergency guide
Morrison, R. Desktop Companion
Nash, E.B. Leaders in Homeopathic Therapeutics
Sankaran, R. Sensation Refined, The Other Song, Schema, Structure, Plants
Scholten, J. Homeopathy and Minerals
  Homeopathy and the Elements
Seller, R. Differential Diagnosis of Common Complaints
Vermeulen, F. Concordant Materia Medica; Prisma; Synoptic Materia Medica II
Vithoulkas, G. Essence of Materia Medica
Woods, M. Vitalism
Whitmont, E. Psyche and Substance
Wilson, L. Legal Guidelines for Unlicensed Practitioners

Note: Costs for the purchase of optional Homeopathic Software or recommended books are not included in the estimated cost of required books.












The Faculty












Anne Schadde

Anne Schadde, HP, is a highly respected German homeopath practicing in Munich. She founded the Homeopathie Forum in Munich and the Homeopathie Fach Schule where she taught for many years. Anne is also a founder of the European and International Councils for Classical Homeopathy. She has conducted and published homeopathic provings of Cypraea eglantina, Gingko biloba, Lapis lazuli, Lithium carbonicum, and Ozone.

View a Sample Teaching Video

Barbara Seideneck

Barbara Seideneck, CHom, CCH, RSHom (NA) is the founder and director of HSI and practices in Boulder, Colorado, USA. Barbara is nationally certified and has been teaching since 1994. She has conducted provings of Amethyst, Aquilegia Vulgaris, Aquilegia Coerulea, Ayahuasca and Emerald.

View a Sample Teaching Video

Jody K. Shevins

Jody Shevins, ND, DHANP, CCH, obtained her Naturopathic Doctorate from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1984. Jody completed post-graduate work with the International Foundation for Homeopathy and holds a diploma from the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians. Jody has been practicing in Boulder, Colorado since 1984 and has taught at HSI since 1991. Jody is a founding faculty member and the HSI Student Advisor.

View a Sample Teaching Video

Dorothy Simoni

Dorothy Simoni, PhD, CCH, CHom, NC, is a graduate of HSI's Professional Certification and Advanced Studies programs. Dorothy is a practicing homeopath in Boulder, Colorado. She is also Professor Emerita at California State Polytechnic University, in Pomona, California where she specialized in teacher education, curriculum development and online learning. She has been with HSI since 2004.

View a Sample Teaching Video

Kiersten Stevenson

Kiersten Stevenson, MA, CHom, holds graduate degrees in English and Education. She taught writing and cultural studies at the University of Rhode Island. Kiersten is a graduate of the Homeopathy School of Colorado and practices homeopathy in Boulder,CO.


Barbara Yarnell

Barbara Yarnell, CCH, RSHom, (NA) PCH, CHom, is a nationally certified homeopath and has a private practice in Denver, CO (USA). She graduated from the Professional and Advanced Programs at the Homeopathy School International, received a diploma from the Dynamis School in England, and studied extensively with Rajan Sankaran and Dr. A.U. Ramakrishnan in the US and India. Barbara has been a faculty member of HSI since 2002. She currently serves on the board of the Council for Homeopathic Certification (CCH).


Guest Lecturers

HSI regularly hosts national and international guest lecturers. Visiting homeopaths have included:

  • Kim Elia – USA – View a Sample Teaching Video
  • Carol Boyce, CCH – England
  • Miranda Castro, FSHom, CCH – England
  • Blair Lewis, PA-C – USA
  • Farokh Master, MD – India
  • Richard Pitt, CCH – England
  • Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, MSW – USA
  • Amy Rothenberg, ND – USA
  • Luc De Schepper, MD, PhD, CHom – Belgium
  • Nandita Shah – India
  • Robert Ullman, ND – USA
  • Juergen Weiland, HP – Germany



A transcript is issued when all requirements for the Foundations Course (HSI 101) have been met. Graduates of the course will be able to apply homeopathy for personal use. The 125 course hours can be fully applied toward the Practitioner Certificate Program.

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