1) Internal Medicine - Kavarikitsa
According to Ayurveda almost all internal ailments are caused by unwholesome nutrition and lifestyle. Correction of such habits and involving the patient actively in the therapy play a major role in Ayurveda Internal Medicine. It can be compared to the conception of neuro-psycho-immunology.


2) Pharmacology - Dravyaguna
The guiding principles of Ayurveda Pharmacology include such complex modem concepts as the action of metabolites or Vibhava. A more simple thesis of Rasa or taste helps every individual to judge the proportions of the classical elements and their effect as remedies for disease.


4) ENT (Ear, Nose throat) & Opthalmology - Shalakyatantra
Included in Shalakyantantra is the minor surgery of the head organs.

5) Surgery - Shalyatantra
Removal of piles and anal fistula with Khsarasutra (alkaline threads) has proved a very effective Ayurvedic Surgical method and is spreading quickly outside India.


6) Geriatric - Rasayana
As today's population enjoys an increased life expectancy, this branch of Ayurveda serves to increase the quality of life of the aged and reduces the onslaught of chronic disease.


7) Toxicology - Agadatantra
The practical application of Ayurveda Toxicology is today only relevant in hot climatic zones, where there exist a wide variety of poisonous animals.


8) Psychiatry - Bhutavidya
Physical therapies are very useful measures to treat psychiatric ailments. Psychotherapies are other useful treatments.


9) Science of Aphrodisiacs and Mood Stabilizers - Vajikarana
Only when all the body tissues are properly developed and emotions are under control, can best possible conditions be achieved to create new life that will be healthy and good character.


10) Vedic Geomancy - Vasati
Applied geomancy principles at the location of therapies and at the residence of the patient will increase the effect of other therapies.


11) Medical Astrology - Jyotisha
Major operations and therapies should be planned according to the horoscope of the patient. Astrology can also be used as a diagnostic and prognostic tool.


12) Medical Ethics - Sadvritta
In 1856 a doctoral thesis that compared the oath of Hypocrites and the qualities required by a physician described by Susruta (One of the chief ancient Ayurvedic practitioners) from Gustave Lietard. Medical Ethics are of foremost importance in Ayurvedic medicine.

13) Clinical Internship - 240 hours
The Doctoral Candidate will need to spend 30 days internship with an Ayurvedic Physician in a clinical setting assisting in the practice of Ayurveda. (Note: Our Clinics in India and Europe are available for the students to intern in. They can attend incrementally if desired during their doctoral course)


1st Year Credit Hours = 20
2nd Year Credit Hours = 22
Total Credits for Doctorate Degree in Dhanvantari Ayurveda = 42 Credit hours + Internship


Clinic & Internship Program:
Currently FVC is offering clinical programs for FVC graduates in our Affiliated SEVA clinic's in Switzerland and India. We have two affiliated hospitals in India (Moffatlal Chaitanya Hospital in Mumbay [Bombay] and SEVA Hospital in Bangalore). Both the clinics, and hospitals will be accepting applications for interns from students after passing mid-term exams. The internship program offers the Ayurvedic practitioners/doctors a professional setting where interns & graduates can observe and participate in Ayurvedic Healthcare practice. The internship program is designed to be flexible.




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