(10 contact hours) In today's health care community, many practitioners have begun to recognize that traditional Western medicine can be successfully combined with treatments drawn from alternative, holistic, and integrative medicine. These alternative modalities draw upon healing traditions that have been practiced for thousands of years.
Designed for both health care professionals and consumers, this four-lesson certificate program introduces you to fundamental topics of this person-centered approach to health care. You'll examine some of the key areas of study in holistic health care, including the healing systems of Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine, the connection between health and the human spirit, and the ancient and diverse practices of meditation.
In each lesson, you'll delve into the philosophies that underpin these traditions and gain knowledge of practical techniques for putting these teachings into action. You'll explore the importance of building a strong relationship between provider and client, and examine important healing techniques that call upon the potential of self-healing. As you'll see, integrative health care offers an effective way to enhance each person's power to heal and fosters a respect and appreciation of human individuality.
The Holistic and Integrative Health - Foundations 2 certificate program offers a multidisciplinary educational experience. Your certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health - Foundations 2 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
The Holistic and Integrative Health - Foundations 2 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.
Note: All healthcare providers are responsible for checking the "Accreditation" list to determine if this course awards contact hours for their profession.
The Holistic and Integrative Health - Foundations 2 certificate program consists of a total of 4 courses:
- Ayurvedic Medicine: Ancient Foundations of Health Care
- Traditional Chinese Medicine: An Ancient Approach to Healing
- Health and the Human Spirit
Healing Elements of Meditation
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 Certificate Program has been endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA). Certificate programs are only endorsed by AHNA after a rigorous peer-review process and approval of the AHNA Leadership Council.
This activity is being provided by ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and jointly provided by Cengage Learning, Inc.
Expiration Date: 9/11/2018
Course Revised August 2015