Feb. 25, March 25, April 29, May 27, 2022
1 - 3 p.m. EST | 10 a.m. - noon PST

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Sarah Weaver
Parkview Health

Parkview Holistic Nursing
Certification Prep Course

 Join Parkview Health's Holistic Nursing Team

The Parkview Holistic Nursing Certification Prep Course meets online via Teams, 1 – 3 p.m., Feb. 25, March 25, April 29, May 27, 2022. Additional coursework will be completed independently in the Canvas online classroom. There is an opportunity to earn a total of 48 contact hours through this course. 

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: 48 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
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • The Craving Mind
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • 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
  • Fasting
  • Intestinal Permeability
  • Safe Detoxification
  • End of Life Care
  • Mind – Body Healing
  • Healing Addiction and Abuse
  • Spirituality and Health
  • Bodywork and Massage
  • Healing Energy Therapies


  • 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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How much does this cost? This course is $299 for Parkview co-workers and $599 for non-Parkview co-workers. 

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
6.1.2018 – 2021 ONA Provider Statement

Parkview Heath is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).