TEMPE, Ariz. (November 10, 2015)—Prospective students and community members interested in learning about naturopathic medicine as either a lifestyle or professional career can find what they need at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine’s Discovery Day from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 2140 E. Broadway Rd. in Tempe. This free event will allow attendees to learn more about SCNM and its mission to embrace the healing power of nature.

Events currently planned for Discovery Day include keynote speakers, guided campus tours of SCNM’s state-of-the-art wellness center, yoga classes, cooking demonstrations, smoothie samples, tea tastings, raffle prizes, acupuncture appointments, discounted lab/medical center services, and more. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all attendees.

For the community: Community Discovery Day will answer questions about holistic healing and health, and how the human body, mind and spirit are fully integrated aspects of a person’s overall being. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the different treatments used by naturopathic doctors, including botanical medicine, homeopathy, nutrition and acupuncture, among others.

For prospective students: Student Discovery Day delves into all that SCNM’s medical school has to offer, including how SCNM prepares naturopathic physicians through hands-on clinical experience. Participants will have the chance to: hear SCNM alumni discuss their careers; review prerequisites and the admissions process; get an insider’s look at the SCNM Medical Center, the college’s high-tech library, classrooms and lab rooms; and also meet with current students and admissions and financial-aid advisors.

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About SCNM:  The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine trains future physicians to focus on prevention, wellness and lifestyle changes, which addresses the root cause of the majority of the problems plaguing Americans. Located in Tempe, and founded in 1993, SCNM is an accredited higher-learning institution offering a four-year medical program.

Adjacent to the college, the SCNM Medical Center is the largest naturopathic medical center in the Southwest and offers family and primary care using integrative modalities such as acupuncture, homeopathy, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, manipulation, and pharmacology. It has more than 40 doctors and more than 200 student clinicians.

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