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Certificate in Healing Environments for Body, Mind, and Spirit

Certificate in Healing Environments for Body, Mind, and Spirit

$96.00 (USD)

Offered in partnership with Kent State University Ashtabula


(16 contact hours) The design of a health care facility can contribute greatly to the well-being of patients, staff, and the wider community. In this innovative certificate program, you'll examine how Optimal Healing Environments (OHEs) impact the health of individuals and communities on a physical, social, psychological, and spiritual level. 

You'll learn how evidence-based design can create environments that foster healing and support the mission of health care facilities. You'll explore the effect of all the elements of an environment, including color, light, sound, and art, and the role they play in supporting physical and emotional health. In addition, the program examines how a facility can use a focus on nature to create a sense of connection, how to benefit from the use of technology while mitigating the emotional stress that can result from it, and the importance of such environmental aspects as clean air and water. 

At the end of this program, you'll appreciate all aspects of a healing environment and be able to describe methods of enhancing personal and work environments so they support the health of individuals and surrounding communities in a sustainable, healing manner.

Program Benefits:

The Healing Environments for the Body, Mind, and Spirit certificate program offers a multidisciplinary educational experience. Your certificate in Healing Environments for the Body, Mind, and Spirit will distinguish you as a knowledgeable, skilled, and committed professional. This program will:

  • enhance your professional marketability;
  • build your skills and competencies;
  • fulfill continuing education requirements for many professionals

Career Opportunities:

The Healing Environments for the Body, Mind, and Spirit certificate program provides health care professionals and interested individuals in a wide range of careers with the knowledge and skills to effectively meet the needs of a culturally diverse patient and client population. Today, opportunities exist in the fields of nursing, social work, massage therapy, teaching, hospice care, administration, and research. Opportunities also exist within government programs and agencies; public and private institutions that provide health, education, and social services; research centers; special interest groups; colleges and universities; and corporate human resources divisions.


This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, dieticians, educators, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, physician's assistants, chiropractors, clergy, physical fitness professionals, and interested individuals.


The Healing Environments for the Body, Mind, and Spirit certificate program consists of a total of 9 courses:

  1. The Power of Design--Healthy Buildings, Healthy Communities
  2. Creating Healing Relationships
  3. Color and Health--Exploring the Connection
  4. Light, Health, and Healing
  5. Sound and Art: Using The Ears And Eyes To Heal
  6. Nature And Healing - The Power Of Connection
  7. The Air We Breathe - How Air Quality Affects Health And Well-Being
  8. How Safe Is Your Water?
  9. Our Rewired Brains--Technology and Health


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.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for CE contact hours in all states.

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

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

Expiration Date: 11/16/2018

Course Revised January 2016






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