5-Month Accelerated Patient Health Education for Certified Nurse Coaches

Patient Health Educators

If you are a certified Health Coach, with an active nursing license, NIWH has an accelerated Patient Health Education program that allows you to earn your secondary provider status, an NPI number, and liability insurance as a patient health educator. This enables you to provide billing and coding for insurance reimbursement either in your own private practice or for the medical practice you may be working in.

This accelerated program includes the following 20 courses, listed below. The practicum application portion of the program utilizes all the information, new client skills, and your coaching training for your required 3 Case Study clients. A proctored exam and a Summary Paper complete the program requirements for graduation.

Interactive live call-ins, private, active Facebook group, 24-7 live answering service, Program Services from 8:00 am – 11:00 pm, an assigned academic adviser, and easy access to staff and advisers is provided.

The cost of the accelerated program is 4495.00. If you are a member of AHNA or another nursing organization the cost for a one-time payment is 3995.00. This is all-inclusive, including educational flip charts, diplomas, and certificates.

Below is a list of courses in the 5-month Accelerated Patient Health Education curriculum. Descriptions for these courses may be found here:  Whole Health Foundation Courses.


Nutrition Research at Harvard


Metabolic Syndrome



Exercise Physiology 

Immune Function

Living with Illness

Cultural Diversity

Whole Health Nutrition Part I

Zen of Communication/Listening

Cardiac Whole Health

Functional Medicine

Peer Counseling

Behavioral Engagement

History & Principals of Coaching

Patient Advocacy

Case Studies 

A Summary Paper

For more information contact us at 888-354-4325 (HEAL)
or e-mail nancy@niwh.org