Become a therapist in Clinical Psychoneuroimmunology
A clinical science developed by Dr.Leo Pruimboom and more than 100 of his teachers. Designed for medical and paramedical practitioners with only one big purpose; to become clinical psychoneuroimmunologists.
You will receive the most up-to-date training in the field of clinical psychoneuroimmunology
You will be empowered to offer truly comprehensive care to your patients and clients, addressing not just the symptoms, but also the underlying causes of pathologies
You will have access to our full library of resources, a team of dedicated professionals, and the combined expertise of our growing community
Leo Pruimboom – Director of the Pruimboom Institute
The course is divided into six modules per year, each covering a different topic in KPNI.
Pruimboom Institute is privileged to have a team composed of members representing the foremost experts in the field of KPNI clinical psychoneuroimmunology.
Admission to the course requires a complete medical or paramedical education. In addition, persons with a complete education in basic medical knowledge at higher professional education level or in basic medical subjects, plus training in orthomolecular therapy, are admitted. Individuals who are athletes, who have undergone recognized personal trainer training or who have completed osteopathic training may also enroll.
Accredited by PNI Europe.
The course is two years long, plus an optional third year. Individuals who pass the theoretical exam at the end of the first year, and the practical exam at the end of the second year are entitled to use the title of “therapist in KPNI”.
The third year entitles you to the title of “Master in KPNI” of the University of Salamanca (Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca) upon successful completion (see exam procedure).
The master’s year exam consists of a 50-question multiple-choice exam + two portfolio papers during the training year.
This master’s degree is organized by the University in collaboration with PNI Europe and is valid worldwide.
For more information, see the Master’s degree.
Two academic years, 12 modules. Each of the academic courses consists of 6 three-day seminars and Q & A sessions.
Approximately 45 students per class, but the amount may vary depending on the campus.
Online, live virtual and in-person.
All teaching materials are offered in digital format. In each module, students will receive:
- A digital reference text supporting the topics covered in that module
- Digital didactic material
- Scientific articles
During the course you will have access to the private section of your campus website, where you can download all presentations, articles and supporting chapters. There is also a student auditorium (digital library) and an interactive forum.During the course you will have access to the private section of the PNI Europe website, where you can download all presentations, articles and supporting chapters. There is also a student auditorium (digital library) and an interactive forum.
It is not mandatory to participate in the exams. If the student has taken at least 80% of all classes, he/she will receive a certificate of participation. If you wish to take the exam, you can register via a registration form. The exam is subject to PNI Europe guidelines, which can be found on the PNI Europe website. To take the exam, the student must have completed 80% of all modules. The costs of the exams are indicated on the website.
The exams consist of both written and practical parts. Once the exams are passed, the title “Therapist in Clinical Psychoneuroimmunology” can be used.
Failure to pass the Year 1 and Year 2 exams has no consequences, and the student can apply to retake the exam at a later time. If you fail one of these exams, you can still continue with the course. To be eligible for the master’s year, the student must pass all exams. You can also start the master’s degree if you have requested to retake one of the exams.
Pruimboom Institute and its scientific committee are responsible for the development of the master’s programme; the members of the committee are continuously working on the program to include the latest discoveries and every three months there is a committee meeting to update the course content. The committee is made up of Prof. Dr. Marion Raab, Prof. Dr. Frits Muskiet, Tom Fox, Daniel de la Serna, Itziar Hernández, and Dr. Leo Pruimboom.
The master’s is taught by Pruimboom institute teachers and/or by teachers from Pruimboom Institute partners at the different campuses. The University of Salamanca is in charge of granting the diplomas that certify the title of Master in Clinical Psychoneuroimmunology.
We kindly refer you to the campus of your interest for prices and registration options.