When Well Indicated Remedies Fail to Act

 ACHENA Approved for 13 Hours Category 3

Course ended December 16, 2021 but all sessions are recorded and posted

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When Well Indicated Remedies Fail to Act

Solving the Mystery

What to do when you feel you’ve given the correct remedy . . . and nothing happens? Join Dr. Millar and learn how to succeed in such situations.

Homeopaths typically spend many hours on the initial consultation. They ask all the questions that need to be asked, find the right rubrics to match the case, read comparative Materia medica, and decide which potency and dose are best. They give the first remedy recommendation with an air of optimism, confident that they have started a patient on the road to recovery—or at least hopeful of such an outcome.

The optimism is often justified, but once in a while a patient calls weeks before the follow-up visit. The remedy has failed to act (Nothing has happened or It’s not working). These calls are challenging to homeopaths at all levels of experience because they require a reconsideration of the case. What has happened? Was the wrong remedy given? Was the potency wrong? Was a troublesome miasm hiding behind all the more blatant symptoms? Was there exposure to an antidote — anything from dental work to that interfering cup of herbal tea?

Managing a case that has run off road is frustrating and has even caused a few homeopaths to throw up their hands, bemoaning, This homeopathy stuff is just too complicated!

If you can relate — if you have either taken the extreme step of quitting your practice or if you lose sleep over the issue of a well-indicated remedy that has failed to act, we invite you to sign up for this 6-week course. Dr. John Millar has over 30 years' experience dealing with these situations.

He will present his tricks of the trade, demonstrating the necessary navigation tools to re-evaluate these cases. With both short- and long-term case examples, Dr. Millar will give you critical information on remedy relationships and Hahnemann’s disease classification, and help you guard against practitioner prejudice. You will also learn optimization of health through nutritional and lifestyle choices, and Dr. Millar will explain his techniques for:

  • Treating patients who are taking pharmaceutical drugs.
  • Recognizing when a nosode or miasmatic remedy is indicated (a continuation of the epigenetics material presented in his previous Miasms, Nosodes & Epigenetics course).
  • Exploring the possibilities of synthetic prescriptions (For example, Nat-p instead of either Nat-m or Phos).
  • Teasing out maintaining causes (obstacles to cure).
  • Systematically adjusting the potency or dose.
  • Looking for “never well since” and/or hypersensitivity indications in a patient.
  • Making sure the correct map was used: Was the prescribing strategy correctly matched to the case type?
  • Examining initial case-taking: Was it complete?

Dr. Millar’s course will give you the tools you need to approach these problematic cases with confidence and clarity. Your patients who call with the disappointing news, I’m not better, can be towed out of the ditch and set on the road to recovery once again.

About John Millar

Dr. John Millar, BSc, ND, DHANP, CCH, HOM received his Bachelors Degree in Experimental Psychology from Trent University in 1978. After a few years as a teacher and musician, he attended one year of pre-med studies at the University of Waterloo, and then on to the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, where he graduated in 1988 with a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree. From that point forward, he has studied homoeopathy throughout the world with the likes of André Saine, Jeremy Sherr, Vassilis Ghegas, Rajan Sankaran, and others, receiving his DHANP in 1999.

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Your registration includes:

  • A multimedia presentation with simultaneous computer and audio conferencing.
  • Optional online discussion forum with other course participants.
  • Online review and self-assessment quiz for the sessions.
  • Documentation of 13 Homeopathic Education Hours.
  • Access to our WHN Course website.
  • High-quality PowerPoint presentations.
  • Case assignments and repertorizations may be posted at the discretion of the instructor.

Discs WILL NOT be produced for this course.

You do not need to participate live to receive the full benefit from these sessions. All sessions have been recorded and posted on the private course website for review at your convenience.

*To receive Verification of Attendance: You must watch the live or recorded sessions, and complete all quizzes with a score of 80% or better. Please be sure to print and safeguard your letter at the conclusion of the course.

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Praise for Dr. Millar

I just want to say that Dr. Millar is a tremendous teacher in this webinar format. He brings ready access to multiple sources and approaches to homeopathy and is relaxed and helpful about people’s questions. And pleasant and lots of fun to listen to/watch. It feels immediate even though I am doing it by video from thousands of miles away.
I’m not writing this as something to go into a blurb for his courses, but to say that if he tolerates this format well enough to keep doing it, course after course, that would be tremendous news.
— Sarah D.
Dr. Millar was a superb teacher and had good organization and content . . . His experience and breadth of knowledge kept me engaged the entire time.
— Gloria St John
I just want to thank everyone involved and especially Dr. Millar for these excellent classes! I am not available Thursday evenings, and have been enjoying listening to the classes later and at a slower pace. I look forward to more.
— Wendy
Learning is a lifelong journey. I have been blessed with wonderful teachers in my life.....but every now and then you encounter one who does more than teach......one who inspires you to think beyond the curriculum and draw from perhaps dusty corners of your mind. John Millar is such a teacher. In his classroom, the subject matter becomes alive, meaningful and relevant.... and fascinating! The power of Classical Homeopathy is revealed in all its healing beauty and the student is changed forever - no longer able to think in limited ways - but instead enriched with sound knowledge, wisdom, creativity and compassion.
— Catherine Elliott
John’s teaching has always made Homeopathy tangible and exciting. John has so much incredible information to share and is always encouraging his students to continue learning. I frequently look back on my notes from John’s classes and am always thankful to have had him as a teacher.
— Vanessa Pizzicarola
John Millar is indeed a clinical pearl and gold mine and treasure. Thanks for exposing his knowledge and talents to us. Please could we have more of him?
— Cynthia
The webinar was so very helpful and I now have a very thorough and comprehensive set of notes on the GI tract. I really appreciate the amount of work that Dr. Millar put into his presentations. He has a very lovely teaching manner.
— Yvonne
Thank you for another wonderful course. Dr. Millar is certainly now one of your treasures. He has instantly become one of my favorite teachers. I certainly hope you can entice him back to teach another course for you. I really enjoyed how free he was with his vast knowledge, not to mention how friendly and relaxed his demeanor was. I would certainly sign up for another course taught by Dr. Millar!
— Piers R. Wander
John has been an outstanding faculty member and well-loved by his students. He brings a high level of professionalism and excellence to his teaching. His clinical experience provides a richness and quality that his students highly value. He has a wonderful sense of humor that he brings to his work.
— Todd Rowe, MD, MD(H), CCH, DHt American Medical College of Homeopathy
I really like to learn how the remedy is chosen and followed through and your clinical experience with remedies that seem effective most often.
— Lakshmi S.
I also am interested in everything and anything Dr. John wants to teach -:)
— Annalisa P.
Wonderful, more courses please. Endocrinology would be excellent. . . . Thanks again, John, for your excellent courses!
— Darcelle R.

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