Distance-learning courses relevant to chelation therapy are offered as part of continuing education programs, most notably by the American College for the Advancement of Medicine (ACAM). They can also be found in programs leading to bachelor's and master's degrees in public health and safety, chemistry or toxicology. These courses may benefit physicians, naturopathic practitioners, nurses, public health administrators and toxicologists.
Learning Chelation Therapy Classes and Courses
Below are some of the online courses available related to chelation therapy and toxicology.
- Applied Public Health Toxicology Course: Students consider issues related to toxic exposure throughout the human lifespan with a focus on heavy metal exposure. Topics include a discussion of heavy metal toxicity as a public health issue and an overview of sources of exposure. The course examines the legal regulation and enforcement of protective measures at the local, state and national levels.
- Principles of Chelation Therapy Course: This course provides an overview of the chelation therapy process by introducing various chelating agents used to treat specific heavy metal overburdens and describing their actions in removing these heavy metals from the bloodstream. The history and evolution of chelation therapy, along with its dangers, complementary treatment methods and an overview of both approved and alternative treatments uses, is discussed.
- Understanding Exposure History Course: In this course aimed at primary care physicians, medical professionals learn about taking an toxic substance exposure history as a mechanism to improve diagnostic skills, determine effective treatment, and even help to prevent environmental exposure to toxic substances including heavy metals.