What Is Medical Intuition?
UCSD Research Study Announced
The Practical Path, Inc. is pleased to announce a collaboration with the University of California San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine for a ground-breaking research study into Medical Intuition.
The Practical Path, Inc. has been providing intuitive development training to healthcare professionals since 2009, and currently offers programs at Prebys Cardiovascular Institute at Scripps, La Jolla CA, and live online to participants all over the world.
UCSD is one of the top-ranked public research universities in the nation. UCSD School of Medicine faculty rank #1 in clinical research and #3 in basic research, and UCSD ranks 4th in the world in terms of 'citation impact' in the fields of science and social science, with worldwide notable faculty. The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, in which the Center of Excellence for Research and Training in Integrative Health resides and where the study will take place, is ranked #1 in the nation among Family Medicine departments. Dr. Paul J. Mills, the UCSD Principal Investigator for this study and Director of the Center of Excellence for Research and Training in Integrative Health, has published over 350 scientific studies, and has extensive experience conducting studies that require collaboration among interdisciplinary groups of practitioners, clinicians and researchers.
This pioneering research proposal has grown out of the recognition of the increasing value of medical intuition in the medical setting, and the need for scientific research in this area. While current research is placing more attention on the human biofield, its appreciation in medicine is still limited. As such, this important study requires financial support from a broad range of private funding sources.
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Medical Intuition is defined as a system of expanded perception gained through the development of the human sense of intuition. Medical Intuition is part of the emerging field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), and focuses on intuitive scanning to obtain information from the physical body and energy systems.
Medical Intuition is intended to identify the underlying drivers and root causes of imbalance, to not only help promote physical well-being, but also emotional, mental and spiritual well-being. Although Medical Intuition uses the word "medical," the use of Medical Intuition is not to be construed as the practice of medicine, psychotherapy, or any other licensed healthcare practice.
Recent advances in the field of mind-body medicine acknowledge the importance of including intuition when treating patients and clients. (Johansson-Palmqvist-Ronnenberg, 2017; Peterkin, 2017; Marks-Tarlow, T., 2014)
Current awareness of intuition in healthcare includes intuitive “hits” or “feelings” that can be random, unpredictable and unreliable. Many people believe that one must be “born with it,” or have access to special gifts. These are basic misunderstandings of the skill of intuition. Like any other skill, intuitive abilities can be developed and optimized for greater clarity, consistency and application.
Medical Intuition focuses on the use of pinpoint visualization skills and in-depth intuitive scanning to assess and evaluate energetic structures and patterns in the physical systems of the body and the biofield, that can correspond to illness, imbalance and disease. In addition, Medical Intuition can assist in addressing the energetic influence of thoughts, beliefs and emotions, and how they impact the health and well-being of an individual.
This comprehensive method is designed to help practitioners deliver fast, accurate health assessments for body, mind and spirit well-being. A revolutionary new perspective in mind-body medicine, Medical Intuition can provide essential and practical support to any holistic, functional and integrative healthcare practice.
Preliminary survey results show 97% accuracy rates in location and evaluation of current health issues, 94% accuracy in description of life experiences that correspond to health issues, and 100% accuracy in consistency with a known medical diagnosis.
The Practical Path Medical Intuitive Training Certification Program provides a comprehensive, step-by-step method of mastery in Medical Intuition for wellness professionals.
The Practical Path Client/Patient Survey Results, 2018
Survey is ongoing through 2019 in partnership with UCSD Project Apollo patient cohort
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