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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health

Increasingly, today's consumers are seeking health care providers who focus on wellness and natural healing. As a result, the exciting and rewarding field of integrative health is growing rapidly. In this 12-lesson Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health program, designed for both health care professionals and consumers, you'll learn the fundamentals of this person-centered and person-empowered approach to health care. You'll cover topics including holistic stress management, health and the human spirit, energy healing, elements of meditation, healing environments, Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, humor and health, music therapy and sound healing, nutrition, therapeutic massage and bodywork, and healing effects of physical activity. 

As you explore the diverse systems that fall under the umbrella of integrative health, you'll gain an awareness of the philosophies of health and healing that unite all of these systems. You'll discover the benefits of emphasizing wellness, building a strong relationship between provider and client, promoting self-healing, and using nutritional approaches and other natural healing techniques. Above all, you'll gain a new respect for human individuality and the healing power of the integrative health approach.

6 Weeks / 33 Course Hrs
Starting October 18, 2017

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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health Reviews

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health Details + Objective

Course Code: 0ih

You Will Learn
  • Understand various topics including holistic stress management, health and the human spirit, energy healing, meditation, healing environments, humor and health, and more
  • Gain an awareness of the philosophies of health and healing that unite all of these systems
  • Discover the benefits of emphasizing wellness
  • Learn to build strong relationships between provider and client
  • Understand how to promote self-healing and use nutritional approaches and other natural healing techniques
How the course is taught
  • Instructor-led course
  • 6 weeks in duration
  • Courses begin each month
  • 33 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Distinguish yourself as a knowledgeable, skilled and committed professional in the area of Holistic and Integrative Health
  • Gain a new respect for human individuality and the healing power of the integrative health approach
  • Fulfill continuing education hours in many professions
  • Open the door to new opportunities as a health and wellness coach
Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health Outline
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Week 1

Learn how we cope with stress can determine the current and future state of our health and well-being as stress signals affect every system, especially the nervous, endocrine, and immune systems. Then explore the forms and expressions of spirituality; discuss culture and its relationship to spirituality; examine the relationship between spirituality and aging; explain spiritual interests within the health care system; describe the role of spiritual care providers in administering spiritual care; and describe the relationship between spirituality and health conditions, therapeutic interventions, and healing environments.

Week 2

Explore the different types of energy, the concept of energy healing, and the various types of energy healing available today. Then discover different meditation practices and how they are used by diverse cultures to promote healing.

Week 3

Learn how health care providers can assist clients with their healing process through the creation of healing environments—spaces that support the individual’s inner healer and utilize the environment to maximize its healing effects. You’ll also learn about Traditional Chinese Medicine which emphasizes the holistic view of the human being and encompasses many different treatment modalities such as acupuncture, acupressure, herbal medicine, and Qigong.

Week 4

Discover Ayurvedic Medicine and its focus on the whole individual and one’s relationship to one’s environment where health, vitality, and longevity are achieved through a balance within the body and between the body and the external environment. Then learn how humor and laughter can make people feel alive and bring a unique perspective to life.

Week 5

Understand how music therapy and sound healing have entered mainstream health care and can be used successfully with people of all ages and disabilities. Then learn how we can revise our eating habits and become more conscious of what we eat, why we eat it, and how it is prepared.

Week 6

Understand how therapeutic massage and bodywork healing methods are being integrated in many health care organizations. And finally, you’ll learn how physical activity and movement are essential elements of any program designed for obtaining or maintaining health and well-being.

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Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health Instructors
Cyndie Koopsen

Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HNB-BC, RN-BC, HWNC-BC is a nurse who has cared for patients in acute care settings, community clinics, and the home. Her professional nursing career has involved nursing executive leadership and administration, staff development and education, community education and wellness, and holistic care. She has designed, developed, and presented numerous educational programs for audiences covering integrative health, promotion and wellness, and chronic disease management and prevention. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.


 

Caroline Young

Caroline Young, MPH, has an extensive public health background that includes experience in research, workshop presentations in various areas of health care, and online and onsite teaching. She has expertise in holistic community health and wellness program design, development, marketing, implementation, and evaluation. She has also designed, developed, and presented integrative health programs for culturally diverse populations, senior populations, and faith communities. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.

 

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

The Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health consists of a total of twelve lessons. You must complete all lessons to receive your certificate.

To complete each lesson, click on the lesson title that you would like to complete. When you are ready to take the final for each lesson, proceed to the Finals section and select the final you wish to take.

You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80% or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. Receipt of your certificate indicates successful completion of the course and that you have passed all final exams with a score of 80% or greater. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the six week duration of the program at no additional charge.

Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health Frequently Asked Questions
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When can I get started?

A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits!

How does it work?

Once a session starts, two lessons will be released each week, for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.

How long do I have to complete each lesson?

Keep in mind that the interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes 2 weeks after each lesson is released, so you’re encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

What if I need an extension?

The Final Exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the Final Exam has been released, you will have 2 weeks plus 10 days to complete the Final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.

When will I receive my certificate?

You must complete all lessons to receive your certificate. You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80% or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. Receipt of your certificate indicates successful completion of the course and that you have passed all final exams with a score of 80% or greater. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the six week duration of the program at no additional charge.

Will I be awarded continue education hours for this course?

Yes, ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states, however all healthcare providers are responsible for checking the "Accreditation" list to determine if this course awards contact hours for their profession.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 14693, for the stated number of contact hours. 

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are approved for continuing education credit for diabetes educators. All ANCC accredited courses are accepted for continuing education credit by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE). 

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.  Provider Number 451562-11

Is the program accredited?

Yes. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC was awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Accreditation Program.

This activity is being provided by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and jointly provided by Cengage Learning, Inc.

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