- integrative healthcare
- patient-centered care
- improved symptom management
- evidence-based practice
- symptom management
- Stress Management
- Pain Management
- whole-person care
- integrative medicine
Integrative Nursing Specialization
Patient-Centered, Relationship-Based Nursing Care. By the end of this specialization, you will be able to practice a patient-centered, relationship-based approach to nursing that utilizes a variety of integrative healing modalities.
What you will learn
Assess the current and potential role for Integrative Nursing in health and healthcare, including your own workplace.
Discuss the evidence base for use of integrative therapies, including historical, clinical, and research data.
Assess if a therapy is appropriate, Educate patients about benefit and risk, Administer or advise on use, and Evaluate if the therapy was useful.
Apply Integrative Nursing principles and strategies to patient care and symptom management.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Each course in this Specialization includes a peer-reviewed project that applies Integrative Nursing principles and/or integrative therapies to a specific situation. Throughout, the focus will be on assessing patient needs and educating and advising patients in clear, simple, and patient-centered language.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 5 Courses in this Specialization
Introduction to Integrative Nursing
Aromatherapy: Clinical Use of Essential Oils
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