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What you will learn

  • Describe the six principles of Integrative Nursing and their key behavioral indicators.

  • Describe key elements and strategies of Integrative Nursing assessment.

  • Apply Integrative Nursing goals and strategies to improve symptom management in patients.

  • Apply Integrative Nursing principles and clinical decision making within your scope of nursing practice.

Skills you will gain

integrative healthcarewellbeingpatient-centered careimproved symptom managementevidence-based practice
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Approx. 13 hours to complete
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course


Week 1

3 hours to complete

What Is Integrative Nursing and Why Is It Important?

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 58 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
What Is Integrative Nursing?6m
Why Do We Need Integrative Nursing?7m
The Caring-Healing Praxis Model4m
Core Concepts of Integrative Nursing10m
Making the Case for Integrative Nursing6m
Business Case for Integrative Nursing3m
Where Is Integrative Nursing Practiced?5m
Scope and Roles in Integrative Nursing3m
ANA Scope and Standards of Practice3m
APRN Perspective3m
5 readings
Integrative Nursing Principles10m
Summary of Core Concepts 10m
UN Sustainable Development Goals10m
Summary of Settings10m
Week 1 References and Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Core Concepts and Principles of Integrative Nursing30m
Week 1 Quiz30m

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Principles of Integrative Nursing

4 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 67 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
15 videos
Principle #1: Whole-Person Care3m
Principle 1 in Action3m
Principle 2: Innate Capacity for Healing 4m
Principle 2 in Action4m
Principle 3: Nature and Healing3m
Principle 3 in Action6m
Principle 4: Person-Centered and Relationship-Based Care6m
Principle 4 in Action8m
Cultivating Presence3m
Principle 5: Evidence-Informed Interventions4m
Principle 5 in Action1m
Introduction to the Intervention Continuum5m
Health and Wellbeing of Caregivers2m
Principle 6 in Action6m
4 readings
Sample Intervention Continuums10m
Integrative Nursing Interventions Research Guide30m
Integrative Nursing-Application of Principles Across Clinical Settings10m
Week 2 References and Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Wellscapes Activity and Reflection30m
Wellbeing Assessment and Goal Setting30m
Week 2 Quiz30m

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Integrative Nursing Assessment

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 38 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Integrative Assessment Strategies7m
Case Study Introduction1m
Scenario 1: Integrative Pain Assessment5m
How Do Integrative Nursing Principles Enhance Assessments?5m
Ways of Knowing, Assessment, and Data Collection5m
Scenario 2: Strengths-Based Assessment4m
Comparing Documentation Styles4m
4 readings
Integrative Assessment Strategies10m
OLDCARTS Assessment Examples10m
SOAR Framework10m
Week 3 References and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz30m

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Setting Patient Care Goals

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 13 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Scenario 3: Goals Assessment3m
Identifying Patient Priorities3m
3 readings
Motivational Interviewing - OARS10m
Week 4 References and Resources10m
Peer Review Project Criteria and Examples10m
1 practice exercise
OARS Practice30m

About the 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....
Integrative Nursing

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