Holistic nursing is all nursing that cares for the whole-person. This article decribes the key concepts involved in holistic nursing and helps the reader understand what holistic nurses do, who they are, and how their work fosters a caring and healing environment for their patients, families, co-workers and themselves. An overview of the various certifications available for nurses and demographics of the practice settings and educational levels of holistic nurses are also presented.
Citation: Thornton, L. Holistic nursing: Ushering in a new paradigm for healing and wellness . Energy Magazine. Nov/Dec. Issue 76, (2014) 18-24.