Introduction to Integrative Health Practices SPRING 2017
Date(s) for this 4-session course:
January 12, January 26, February 9, February 23 (Graduation: March 23, 2017)
8:00 am -12:30 pm (The course time includes class and hours expected to complete the project.)
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences 401 Medical Park Drive, Concord, NC 28025
Room location will be sent with course confirmation letter.
What is the Introduction to Integrative Practices? This course provides clinicians and non-clinicians with an introduction to evidenced-based holistic and integrative practices to help create comfort and enhance the patient and family’s medical care. Also included are HANDS-ON experiences in the classroom and an integrative project to be completed. The course consists of four modules: Introduction to Integrative Practices and Self-care, Holistic Presence and Aromatherapy; Mindfulness, which includes relaxation breathing techniques and guided imagery; Energy and Manual Medicine and Integrative Practicum.
Course Objectives: Students will be able to:
Describe and incorporate self-care practices as related to Integrative Healing Practices
Discuss and apply coping strategies for compassion fatigue and stress in a health care setting.
Demonstrate basic skills using Aromatherapy, Mindfulness techniques, Manual Therapy, and Healing Energy Techniques in a health care setting.
Who should attend? :
Open to all health care professionals including (but not limited to) nurses, chaplains, case management, physical or occupation therapy, massage therapists, dieticians
$ 295.00 per person (includes Integrative aromatherapy kit)
$ 225.00 for units with not requiring a kit (Units with graduated Integrative Champions)
Cathy Carson, BScN, RN, HNB-BC, HTCP, Integrative Nurse Specialist
Carolinas Healthcare System Northeast
Directions and parking information will be sent with confirmation letter a week before the class start date.
Continuing Education Credit:
(2.4 CEUs) – equivalent to 24 contact hours (class and project)
Continuing Education Units are provided by Carolinas College of Health Sciences.
(This course does not qualify for college credits).
For more information or to request a manual registration form, contact:
If you need special accommodations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act,
please contact the Student Services Department at 704-355-5043.
Carolinas College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Carolinas College of Health Sciences.
If you need to cancel or reschedule, you must send the request in writing at least two busness days prior to the start date of the class. Attention: Lakisha.Bennett@carolinashealthcare.org