What is a holistic nurse? The holistic nurse is a nursing professional who is committed to providing “whole person” health care. A certification for the holistic nurse includes skills, tools and information about how to serve their patients from a multi-dimensional perspective.
The NIWH 3-in-1 Whole Health Education for Nurses program qualifies our graduates to sit for the national Holistic Nurse certification and it includes includes looking at the physical, emotional, nutritional, environmental and spiritual aspects of health and wellness.
The National Institute of Whole Health Whole Health Educator for Nurses program is endorsed and approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) and the American Holistic Nurse Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC) to meet the continuing education requirements necessary to apply for certification for Holistic Nurse and Nurse Coach. NIWH is an accredited provider of ANCC continuing education contact hours, thru VNSA, and a content provider of Whole Health continuing education courses for Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing.
NIWH offers a unique opportunity for Nurse Coaches to earn NPI credentials for billing and coding in private practice. For more information about this exciting opportunity visit our Nurse Coach Track page.
Certification for Holistic Nurse
Establishes minimum knowledge and competency standards for holistic nursing practice and assures the public that the certified holistic nurse has completed all eligibility requirements to earn a credential verifying that she/he has achieved the level of knowledge and competency required for practice of holistic nursing; and recognizes nurses who have met those standards.
Coaching Certification for Holistic Nurse
Recently AHNCC has developed a board certification exam for Nurse Coaching, in addition to the national Holistic Nurse certification exam. For more information and application visit www.ahncc.org or www.ahna.org.