AHNCC Receives Re-Accreditation of its HN-BC, HNB-BC, AHN-BC, APHN-BC, and NC-BC Programs From the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mt Laurel, NJ, The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC), is pleased to announce AHNCC has been granted reaccreditation for the HN-BC, HNB-BC, AHN-BC, APHN-BC, and NC-BC certification programs. The American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC) developed and implemented the initial Holistic Nursing certification program in 1997. The HN-BC, HNB-BC, AHN-BC,… Read more »

Nancy Babcock Sohlberg, BSN, RN, QTTP, HN-BC (1927-2019)

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The world of Therapeutic Touch (TT) and Holistic Nursing has lost one of its most enthusiastic practitioners and greatest proponents. Nancy Sohlberg died on April 28th at Westminster Suncoast Health Center in St Petersburg, FL at the age of 92. Her last words were said urgently, “I have to go. I have to go right… Read more »

Three-peat: Ascension hospitals of southeastern Michigan retain national record for most holistic nurses 3/5/2019

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For the third year in a row, the four Ascension hospitals in southeast Michigan – Ascension Macomb­Oakland, Ascension Providence, Ascension River District and Ascension St. John – attained the national record for the highest number of board-certified holistic nurses in the country. Ascension St. John Hospital was officially notified of this record by the American… Read more »

IHPC Sponsored Congressional Briefing – AHNA & AHNCC Represented

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AHNA Executive Director Terri Roberts JD, RN and AHNCC CEO Margaret Erickson PhD, MSN, CNS, APHN-BC attended the “Pain Management in the United States: An Underlying Contributor to the Opioid Crisis” Congressional Briefing Wednesday, March 6 at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington D.C. Featured experts from academic, government, and association settings educated members… Read more »

FOUNDATIONS, COMPETENCIES, AND CURRICULAR GUIDELINES FOR BASIC TO DOCTORAL HOLISTIC NURSING EDUCATION (First Edition)

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The American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC) and the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) announce the publication of a standardized model for Holistic Nursing basic to doctoral educational programs. Designed to help faculty teach nurses how to practice holistic person-centered care; use the sciences of holism, health, wellness, and wellbeing; utilize the individual’s worldview in…

Holistic Nurse and Nurse Coach Campaign Announcement

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AHNCC is currently seeking certified holistic nurses or nurse coaches to promote these specialties to the public sector and mainstream media through publication in lay journals (Reader’s Digest, Prevention, AARP, Guideposts, etc.) AHNCC is also seeking certified holistic nurses or nurse coaches to provide a short videoclip on Holistic Nursing or Nurse Coaching. Videos will… Read more »

Congratulations to Capital University, one of AHNCC’s Endorsed Schools. They have recently received a second grant to expand Nursing Education.

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Capital University’s Department of Nursing has been awarded a second $200,000 grant by the Ohio Board of Nursing from the Nursing Education Grant Program (NEGP) to increase enrollment capacity in the university’s nurse education programs. “Exceptional, holistic nurses and nurse leaders, like those we prepare at Capital, are essential to sustaining healthy communities, families, individuals… Read more »

Announcing Holistic Nursing Curriculum Guidelines

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ANNOUNCING THE FOUNDATIONS, COMPETENCIES, AND CURRICULAR GUIDELINES FOR BASIC TO DOCTORAL HOLISTIC NURSING EDUCATION! Welcome to all who are interested in standardizing Holistic Nursing curriculum guidelines,  transforming healthcare,  and empowering nurses so they can practice to the maximum of their abilities. The American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC) in concert with the American Holistic Nurses… Read more »

Introducing M.Kay Sandor, PhD, RN, LPC, AHN-BC®

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Kay Sandor loving life as she enjoys fishing – one of her favorite pastimes. Kay Sandor always has a smile on her face. It is evident she is at peace with her life and passionate about her beliefs. Dr. Sandor has been involved with holistic nursing for almost 20 years. Although she was drawn to…

NOTICE to Certificants: Access to your records and contact information has changed

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AHNCC now has new programs available for Certificants to access their certification information. On our web site www.ahncc.org, you can create a password and log in to your records (upper right part of the screen) using our secure provider Caspio. Once logged in, you will be able to: – View and update personal information (mailing… Read more »