CiA Logo “I learned to advocate for more holistic practices to better care for the broader needs of my patients.” Jennifer Bonamer PhD, RN, NPD-BC, AHN-BC

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Published in ANA Nurses’ Week https://anayearofthenurse.org/storybook/chapter2.php. I knew since I was a child that I would be a pediatric healthcare provider — I carried my medical bag and never hesitated when asked. I did in fact become a pediatric hematology/oncology nurse. I loved the authenticity and joy and integrity of caring for children who did… “I learned to advocate for more holistic practices to better care for the broader needs of my patients.” Jennifer Bonamer PhD, RN, NPD-BC, AHN-BC”>Read more »

Important Change to AHNA Conference

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On Behalf of the AHNA Board of Directors and the AHNA Staff, AHNA’s 2021 Annual Conference will be pivoting to a Full Virtual Conference. See details. AHNA Conference Brochure AHNA Conference Registration

CiA Logo “The Invisible String” by Lisette Shanhai, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, QTTP

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“The Invisible String is a story and reflection of how energy healing has informed my nursing practice. My recent reflections led me to “re-member” how my own healing journey is intertwined with others. This is for those who came before me, who join me now and those to come.” Reflection A sense of Wonder and… “The Invisible String” by Lisette Shanhai, MSN, RN, AHN-BC, QTTP

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CiA Logo Kathy Allan RN, HN-BC, HTCP/I, SEP created online program “Trauma-Free Nursing”

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“I’m so grateful that AHNCC is supporting those of us who are AHNCC certified and who are using our education to further holistic nursing. I have created a new education program for nurses called Trauma-Free Nursing. A fresh, in-depth holistic approach to taking healthcare created trauma out of nursing practice”. This dynamic program is based… Kathy Allan RN, HN-BC, HTCP/I, SEP created online program “Trauma-Free Nursing””>Read more »

CiA Logo Martha Bird, HNB-BC – credited for the idea of AHNCC Certification Logos

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AHNCC wishes to thank Martha Bird, HNB-BC, for the idea of AHNCC Certification Logos associated with the AHNCC Service Marks/Credentials. She wrote in with a request for visual images/logos to be added to her website for credentialing. Martha Bird is a Minneapolis-based interdisciplinary artist who specializes in traditional and sculptural basketry. Her education weaves into… Martha Bird, HNB-BC – credited for the idea of AHNCC Certification Logos”>Read more »

Announcing Global Academy of Holistic Nursing (GAHN)

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The AHNCC Board of Directors in concert with the GAHN Board of Directors is proud to announce the inauguration of the Global Academy of Holistic Nursing. The Academy, in support of the American Holistic Nurses Association’s mission and in concert with the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation, will focus on advancing the Specialty of Holistic… Read more »

Margaret Erickson is the Newly-elected Co-Chair of the IHPC Board of Directors – IHPC Q&A with Margaret Erickson: Changing the healthcare paradigm – Let’s Put the Health Back in Healthcare

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Nursing may be one of the most trusted professions around, but Margaret Erickson believes it needs to be elevated and respected at a new level. Nurses and the care they provide are foundational to the healthcare system and play a prominent role in today’s pandemic crisis. Yet nursing care is usually included in hospital budgets,… Read more »

Dr. Sharon Tucker, PhD, APRN-CNS, NC-BC, EBP-C, FNAP, FAAN presented online program “Take Time to Thrive”

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Dr. Sharon Tucker, PhD, APRN-CNS, NC-BC, EBP-C, FNAP, FAAN, was appointed as the Grayce M. Sills Endowed of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing in January 2017. A psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist, Dr. Tucker is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher focusing on behavioral strategies to promote health and wellness, prevent disease, and reduce stress… Read more »

Lisette Shanhai, MSN, RN, AHN-BC – recognized by the VA for excellence in holistic nursing

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Lisette Shanhai, MSN, RN, AHN-BC became a registered nurse in 2004 and received her MSN with a concentration in Advanced Holistic Nursing from Florida Atlantic University in 2014. She earned her certification in Advanced Holistic Nursing in 2015. Her nursing experience includes medical mission nursing, travel nursing, nephrology, post-surgical, step-down and direct observation, home hospice,… Read more »