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Who We Are

Pacific Rim College is a Designated Private Training Institution of complementary and integrative medicine located on Vancouver Island in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. The college was founded to provide world-class education, modern research opportunities and premier clinical services in a variety of medical modalities including Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine, Holistic Nutrition, Doula Training and Integrative Health.

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Student

Xenia Ulok

This is Xenia’s first semester at PRC. Coming all the way from Thunder Bay, she is really enjoying being in the dual diplomas of Holistic Nutrition and Phytotherapy (and the amazing Victoria weather). Xenia says that “I knew this was the right program for me when my instructors began to bring herbs into the classroom …

Instructor

Dr. Jeremy Caradonna

Dr. Jeremy Caradonna is the former owner of Share Organics, a values-based business that connected organic farmers to local consumers, and is an Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria, where he teaches courses on the organics industry, climate change, and environmental history. He is the author of several articles and two books, …

Alumnus

Amy Ritchie, NNCP

Amy graduated from the Diploma of Holistic Nutrition program with Summa Cum Laude honours and is practicing in her hometown of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Amy is a member of the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Professionals and currently working for the Live Better division of Janzen’s Pharmacy, a progressive local pharmacy which integrates holistic wellness …

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Book

Nourishing Destiny

Nourishing Destiny, first published in 1999, has now become a classic text in the field of Chinese Medicine and is in use as a core text by schools of many traditions throughout the world. Nourishing Destiny examines Chinese medicine as a science pertaining to the evolution of consciousness.

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Events

Heather Pace »

Raw Food Celebration: Sweet and Savoury Recipes

Feb. 25-26

Jason D. Robertson »

Applied Channel Theory Clinicals

Mar. 4-5

Yarrow and Angela Willard »

Therapuetic Aspects of Mushrooms and Seaweeds

Mar. 11-12

Jessica Marais »

Reconnecting Healthcare with Social and Ecological Justice

Mar. 11-12

Chanchal Cabrera »

Collaborative Oncology – A Phytotherapy Perspective (Level 2)

Mar. 25-26

Graeme Tobyn »

Applying Astrology in Holistic Health

Apr. 7-9

Dr. Debra Betts »

Maternity Acupuncture

Apr. 8-9

Sarah Pritchard »

Tui Na and Moxibustion for Fertility

May. 6-7

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