An Integrative Nurse Coach is a registered nurse (RN) who has achieved a Baccalaureate Degree or higher in Nursing. RN’s evolve into the role of nurse coaching through their participation in a national integrative nurse program which is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) and the American Nurses Association (ANA) Upon successful completion, RN’s are eligible to take the national become board certification.
Today, there are approximately 3.1 million nurses in the US and over 17 million nurses globally working in all areas of health care. With years of experience, skills, and knowledge, nurses are seeking new directions and meaningful employment options.
Many nurses are leaving the current medical model disenchanted with the modern technological focus, and seek to reconnect to their roots in the healing arts and caritive tradition. Integrative Nurse Coaches are finding this new work roll can be integrated into diverse healthcare settings to provide skilled preventive health strategies, healing modalities, and substantive coaching skills in a person-centered model.