AIMA Interprofessional Communications Course


Building better communication between doctors and naturopaths

The Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) is delighted to launch an online continuing education course for naturopaths – The Interprofessional Communications Course.

The course has been carefully created to equip naturopaths and other healthcare professionals with the background knowledge, framework, and skills for writing formal letters to medical doctors.

Learning Objectives:

On completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the standard ISBAR structure used by health professional in health communication
  • Apply ISBAR structure to written communication
  • Differentiate concise and effective written information for integrated patient care
  • Construct effective written requests for medical investigations
  • Support safe complementary medicine health care practice be effectively obtaining medical review of high-risk clinical presentations (red flags).

ANTA Members Discounted Price – $180+GST

Usually $220, ANTA Members are invited to use discount code AIMAIPCC at the checkout to receive a $40 discount!

Course Duration

Approximately 6-8 hours – on demand

Course Structure

Participants will be provided with selected readings on communicating health information and interprofessional communication prior to listening to a series of five lecturettes. Each lecturette will be followed by a prescribed practice exercise and a multi-choice quiz. A personalised certificate of completion will be available to all students who pass.

Guiding Principles

Students will also receive the Interprofessional Communications Guiding Principles which includes a suite of letter templates to guide communication with doctors.


For more information, please download the AIMA Interprofessional Communications Course brochure and also the AIMA Online Education Portal brochure. To purchase this on demand course, click here.