Integrative Nursing Specialization

You will identify ways to implement the six principles of Integrative Nursing in your work setting, then learn how to practice and apply specific integrative therapies at work, in alignment with the research evidence and safety and quality considerations. In short, you will be ready to partner with patients on developing a plan of integrative care that fits their needs and preferences. Each course is eligible for Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements and may be eligible for CE credit from other professional boards.
- Assess the current and potential role for Integrative Nursing in health and healthcare, including your own workplace.
- Discuss the evidence base for use of integrative therapies, including historical, clinical, and research data.
- Assess if a therapy is appropriate, Educate patients about benefit and risk, Administer or advise on use, and Evaluate if the therapy was useful.
- Apply Integrative Nursing principles and strategies to patient care and symptom management.

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Guided Imagery (Coursera)

In this course, you will learn how you can use imagery and imagery interventions to help with symptom management and healing, as well as to enhance overall health and wellbeing. You will experience a variety of imagery interventions and evaluate how they might be helpful in providing relief or [...]

Aromatherapy: Clinical Use of Essential Oils (Coursera)

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Acupressure (Coursera)

Mar 4th 2024
Acupressure (Coursera)
Course Auditing
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Introduction to Integrative Nursing (Coursera)

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