The following six holistic nursing programs are worth checking out:
UConn offers a Holistic Nursing Online Graduate Certificate designed for RNs with a bachelor’s degree or higher. The program includes three courses that can be completed within a year and gives students the foundation to take the holistic nursing exam.
The AHNCC has endorsed the Duquesne University School of Nursing. The school reinforces holistic ideals and offers ways to prepare for the holistic nursing exam.
Tennessee State’s program is designed for working RNs to take online classes on either a full-time or part-time basis. It’s an MSN program with a holistic concentration. For nurses who already have an MSN, a post-graduate certification in this concentration is offered.
UMA’s BS program combines modern medicine with the nurturing and healing approach of holistic nursing. The curriculum is designed to be about taking care of patients as well as yourself in a stressful profession. This program is endorsed by the AHNCC.
FAU offers an Advanced Holistic Nursing concentration that is comprised of 33 credit hours. Online study is available for full-time and part-time students, who will earn an MSN degree and be eligible to sit for the Advanced Holistic Nursing exam. Students who already have an MSN can earn a post-master’s certificate in Advanced Holistic Nursing. This program is endorsed by the AHNCC.
Offered by the American Holistic Nurses Association, this program is a 72-hour continuing nursing education program offered in a retreat setting. It’s designed to prepare nurses to take the AHNCC certification exam.
In addition, practicalnursing.org recommends ways you can incorporate holistic care into your current practice of nursing.