Holistic Nursing: A Way of Being & Practice

Holistic Nursing: A Way of Being & Practice

This article provides a basic overview of some of the key concepts and principles of holistic nursing.  It is an excellent article to provide student nurses and nurses unfamiliar with holistic nursing with an introduction to this specialty. 

Holistic nursing was recently recognized as a nursing specialty by the American Nurses Association.  Information regarding education and board certification is also provided in this article.  To obtain more information on holistic nursing contact the American Holistic Nurses Association's website at www.ahna.org .  To obtain more information related to Board Certification in Holistic Nursing visit the website of the American Holistic Nurses Certification Corporation at  www.ahncc.org

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Citation: Thornton, L. (2008), Holistic nursing: a way of being, a way of living, a way of practice, Imprint , 55 (1)32-39.

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