AHNA's 36th Annual Conference brings together many talented nurses and other healthcare professionals committed to sharing their experience and expertise in holistic healthcare.
Holistic nurses are driving the paradigm shift, locally and globally, towards maintaining caring and healing values in our healthcare systems. They are experts at creating healing environments that support health and wellness promotion. And as more Americans are living with chronic conditions they turning to holistic nurses for information, education and care that eases their concerns and improves their outcomes.
This conference will explore possibilities for nurses to deepen their influence in all healthcare settings, provide information on the role of nurses in the Affordable Care Act and point to innovative strategies for transforming nursing practice.
Topics are diverse and will appeal to nurses who practice in clinical settings, education, administration and research...those who seek self-care strategies...those who seek personal and professional development.
The sessions include offerings at the basic, intermediate and advanced level of practice.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from each other and meet many new friends along the way.
The purpose of this conference is to further define and incorporate the concept of interconnectedness within holistic health care innovation, interventions and education.
1. Examine advances in the development of health care interventions that foster and support human interconnectedness for the purpose of health promotion and healing.
2. Explore ancient teachings and wisdom traditions that support the concept of interconnectedness.
3. Examine the evolving understanding of consciousness.
4. Explore your role as a holistic nurse in an interconnected global healthcare environment.
5. Discuss strategies designed to integrate the concept of interconnectedness to clinical practice as an APRN, APHN-BC.
6. Develop undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula grounded in the philosophy of holism.
7. Compare and contrast the application of evidenced-based practice and practice informed evidence into all areas of holistic nursing.
8. Integrate research that describes and defines interconnectedness into holistic nursing practice.
9. Discuss holistic self-care practices that enhance the nurse’s interconnectedness to their internal and external environment.
10. Explore the healing benefits of creative expression.
11. Promote the development of an interdisciplinary network of holistic practitioners committed to healthcare transformation
American Holistic Nurses Association will be handling all conference details for the 2016 AHNA Annual Conference in Bonita Springs, Florida. Send all inquires about sponsorship, exhibiting, and guidebook advertising to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (800) 278-2462.
This is a highly targeted audience, and the holistic industry as a whole is a growing trend in many aspects of the healthcare field. Our conference provides you the opportunity to reach these specialized nurses who use holistic methodologies, products and ideas in their work every day!
Your sponsorship is an effective way to directly target a niche audience of holistic nurses. There are opportunities to fit any budget add to your Conference exposure and promotions! We have various sponsorship packages and opportunities to fit your budget and needs. We can also create a custom sponsorship that fits your budget and your promotional goals.
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The Mission of American Holistic Nurses Association is to advance holistic nursing through community building, advocacy, research, and education.
Our vision is a world in which nursing nurtures wholeness and inspires peace and healing
AHNA Statement of Purpose
The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) is a non-profit membership association for nurses and other holistic healthcare professionals, serving more than 5,700 members and more than 125 local network chapters across the U.S. and abroad.
AHNA promotes the education of nurses, other healthcare professionals, and the public in all aspects of holistic caring and healing. The efforts of AHNA resulted in the recognition of holistic nursing as an “official nursing specialty” by the American Nurses Association.
AHNA advances the profession of holistic nursing by providing continuing education in holistic nursing, helping to improve the health care workplace through the incorporation of the concepts of holistic nursing, educating professionals and the public about holistic nursing and integrative health care, and promoting research and scholarship in the field of holistic nursing.
AHNA has taken positions on the practice of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), holistic nursing ethics, research and scholarship within the field of holistic nursing. In addition, AHNA monitors and responds to government policy initiatives around the U.S. Most recently, AHNA issued a response to the FDA on its draft document: Guidance for Industry on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Products and Their Regulation by the Food and Drug Administration.
As a resource to its members, AHNA provides a supportive community, informative publications, continuing education, local networking opportunities, liability insurance, and a focus on self-care and wellness, among others.
AHNA is the only full-service professional organization representing the nation’s holistic nurses, and is at the forefront of policy relating to holistic nursing and integrative health care. AHNA recognizes the bond linking patient satisfaction and holistic nursing, as well as the connection between holism and career fulfillment. AHNA and its networks are working to legitimize holistic health care and to help resolve the nursing shortage.
AHNA is affiliated with the American Holistic Nurses Certification Corporation (AHNCC).