When

February 26, March 26, April 30
8 AM - 5 PM EST

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Contact

Sarah Weaver
Parkview Health
260-672-6590
sarah.weaver@parkview.com 
 

Parkview Holistic Nursing
Certification Prep Course

 Join Parkview Health's Holistic Nursing Team

This three-day intensive course, offered one day a month for three months on Feb. 26, March 26 and April 30, 2020, provides participants a great foundation in the essentials of holistic practice and explores many integrative therapies. All classes are taught by certified holistic nurses and required video and audio capabilities. 

Who can attend: Anyone providing patient care can attend including medical assistants, LPNs, RNs, physical therapy, case managers, social workers, APPs and MDs. However, only RNs can become certified.  

Agenda: 24 contact hours are available upon completion of this virtual course, which includes hands-on activities, thoughtful discussion, practice of various skills, lecture and return demo.  

Attendees participate in three live, interactive meetings with a variety of instructors. These meetings are mandatory for completion of the course and done through Microsoft Teams. The rest of the work is done independently through an online classroom environment in Canvas. This includes watching instruction videos and integrating practice through hands-on activities, thoughtful discussion, practice of various skills and return demonstration. Participants will receive links to both the Teams meeting and Canvas 2 days before the first meeting. 

Topics explored:
Introduction to Holistic Nursing
Holistic Nursing Practice
Holistic Nursing Theory and Ethics
Becoming an Instrument of Healing
Holistic Self-Assessment
Holistic Self-Reflection
Creating a Healing Environment
Holistic Nursing Research
Therapeutic Communication
Holistic Modalities (Music, Humor, Art Therapy)
Aromatherapy
Nutrition
Mind – Body Healing
Healing Addiction and Abuse
Spirituality and Health
Bodywork and Massage
Healing Energy Therapies 

Objectives: 

  • Discuss the Parkview Holistic Nursing program, certification requirements and voucher program that will pay for first time applicants to take their certification test 
  • Discuss the five core values of holistic nursing, holistic philosophy, holistic foundation and holistic nursing standards 
  • Learn holistic nurse theory and ethics, including how to apply it to your own practice settings 
  • Discuss why it is important to focus on presence as a foundation of care 
  • Discuss examples of the relationship of health to the natural world and the environment 
  • Explore the concepts of color therapy and its impact on creating a healing environment 
  • Discuss qualitative versus quantitative holistic research methods, therapeutic communication and health disparities with diverse ethnic groups 
  • Discuss how aromatherapy and holistic modalities such as music, humor and art promote healing with patients using evidence-based research 
  • Prepare students in the areas of whole foods nutrition, stress reduction, addiction and recovery, spirituality and healing, energy and manual bodywork 

 

 

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FAQ:

How much does this cost? This course is $150 for Parkview employees and $450 for non-Parkview employees. 

Is this refundable? Once the purchase is made, it is not refundable but can be applied to a future class if you are unable to attend.

I am not a nurse, can I attend? Yes, but only RNs can seek certification.

Do I need audio and visual capabilities? Yes. Full audio and visual capabilities are required for each class. 

Will Parkview pay for this class for me? Some managers have funds to send employees to continuing education courses. Contact your manager if you are interested. We currently do not have the ability to transfer funds at this time.

Where do I learn more about Parkview’s Holistic Nursing program? Join the Holistic Nursing group on Parkview's Office365 to stay up-to-date on the latest events and meetings.

Can I get a discount for the class if I am a member of the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) or a student? No discounts are given for the class at this time. First time applicants who are employed with Parkview can take the holistic nursing certification test at no cost through our voucher system.   

Education Credits
Parkview Heath is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-427,6/1/2021).