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Online, free, CPD-accredited education designed for healthcare professionals to integrate and apply complementary medicine to clinical practice.

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Condition information

Evidence-based recommendations for managing common conditions with complementary medicines.

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Ingredient information

Key complementary medicine ingredients, recommended doses, and how they work to treat various health conditions.

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Blackmores Institute education

Your gateway to natural health education

Blackmores Institute offers a range of CPD-accredited education programs for healthcare professionals, many of which are free to members. Each program has been designed to provide an understanding of the key principles together with their clinical application. 

Online CPD-accredited courses

The evidence-based modules are free, CPD-accredited, and designed by a team of leading pharmacists, nutritionists, herbalists, naturopaths and educators. The online courses are available on any device and delivered in an engaging multi-media format.

Symposia, seminars and student training 

Blackmores Institute hosts a range of face-to-face academic and training events throughout the year in Australia and throughout Asia. These include:

Scientific research symposia – featuring internationally renowned experts who provide health professionals with valuable insights on translating research into clinical practice.

Pharmacist masterclass and education seminars – clinically focused events developed to illustrate evidence-based steps pharmacists can take to offer an integrative approach to pharmacy healthcare advice.

Student training – aimed at educating pharmacists of the future, Blackmores Institute has associations with a number of leading education institutions in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. 

Welcome to Blackmores Institute education - Dr Lesley Braun.

Online courses

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

Introduction to Complementary Medicine

As the use of complementary medicines continues to rise, it is vital that primary healthcare providers are informed about the evidence, efficacy, safety and quality of these substances.


Vitamins in health and disease

Vitamins are essential micronutrients that our bodies require for a variety of metabolic processes. They are necessary for normal function but what are their clinical indications for health and disease?


Minerals in health and disease

Minerals are inorganic compounds that are essential for health and wellbeing. They have wide-ranging functions in the body covering both structural and functional areas.


Safety of Complementary Medicine

The growing use of complementary medicine highlights the need for guidelines on the safe and appropriate use of these medicines.