American Association of Integrative Medicine Selects National Institute of Whole Health for Accreditation Pilot Program

The National Institute of Whole Health, pioneers of Whole Health Education® and Whole Person Health Care, today announced that the American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM) has chosen them to be the subject of their newly created AAIM Accreditation process. The National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH) was selected to be the subject of the organization’s pilot program over hundreds of other organizations. The process started in August and is expected to be completed by year’s end.

Last year, AAIM sought the best educational program in the country on which to test their program and selected NIWH for their long history and credentials. The AAIM Accreditation sets policies and procedures for a National Standard for integrative medicine, recognizing accreditation and equivalent systems as a means of promoting excellence in the field.

Since 1977, NIWH has provided evidence-based, integrative whole health education, delivered in a relationship-centered, whole person health focused programs for health care and medical professionals who desire to provide better patient care. This approach integrates the most current medical research with a natural outlook on healing and the wisdom of various spiritual teachings, all of which are grounded in integrity and compassion.

NIWH is an Accredited Provider of Continuing Professional Education through the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetics Association; an approved provider of Education and Training through the U.S. Veterans Administration, approved by the Department of Higher Education; endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses
Association; and approved to provide Continuing Professional education by several other national credentialing association includes, nurses, social workers, health educators, acupuncturists, yoga teachers and licensed nutrition professionals.

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About the National Institute of Whole Health
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Wellesley, MA, the National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH) offers the most respected and credentialed integrative whole health certification programs in the US. NIWH’s offerings include a Norman Cousins Award nominated Best Practice model – the Whole Health Education certification program, a
Whole Health Educator program for Nurses, endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association, a Nutrition Educator certification program and a Whole Health Coaching certification program which can be completed in-person or via DVD distance learning. Recognized nationally as the pioneers of Whole Health Education®, the school has
instructed thousands of students from varying health occupations from all over the U.S., and now offers DVD distance learning with students located on five continents. For more information, visit or call (888) 354-HEAL (4325).
NIWH Press Contact: Carol Arnold, Arnold Communications, (877) 718-4604 x2,