Pathophysiology Module - HEENT

taught by Sam Coffman
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Sam Coffman
Sam Coffman
Lead Instructor

About the Instructor

Sam has worked with herbs since 1987 and formally as a clinical herbalist for over 15 years. He served in the military for 10 years of which 6 were as a US Special Forces Medic (aka Green Beret Medic). He is a registered herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild, a Wilderness EMT (WEMT), and a Wilderness First Responder instructor.

Sam is the founder of The Human Path/Herbal Medics Academy and co-founder of Herbal Medics which is the school's outreach organization that works with underserved communities.

His primary goal has become the creation of an integrative medical model that embraces both vitalistic and mechanistic aspects of herbalism into a collaboration with orthodox and energetic models of diagnosis and treatment, to include orthodox western medicine. To this end, he has created and co-created nearly 2000 hours of pathophysiology-based herbal medicine curriculum, and led hundreds of herbal clinics in remote, austere, post-disaster and underserved areas. Also as part of integrating orthodox medicine with plant medicine, Sam regularly works as an herbalist with, teaches with and instructs doctors, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, nurses, and other licensed health care practitioners.

This HEENT pathophysiology module is a 16 hour class online that covers anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the most common disease processes encountered in these structures of the body.

Aside from the physiology of the region we will be working with the specific pathophysiologies encountered in many different acute and chronic HEENT issues. We will learn the "red flags" that indicate an issue needs higher definitive care, as well as a clearer understanding of what can be approached feasibly and successfully using herbalism.

As always, we will be presenting herbal protocols, case studies and a substantial herbal materia medica to work with in all of these issues.

  • Ear infections (inner, middle & outer)]

  • Vertigo

  • Eye infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, allergies)

  • Neuropathy & neuropathology (i.e. Bell's Palsy, meningitis)

  • Sinus infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, allergies)

  • Throat and upper respiratory infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, allergies)

  • Headaches 

Course Contents

31 Videos
1 Quiz
12 PDFs

Course Curriculum