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University of Minnesota

Introduction to Integrative Nursing

University of Minnesota via Coursera


This course is designed for nurses who are drawn to practice in a different way – nurses who value whole-person care and know that the essence of nursing practice is truly caring and healing. You will learn about the principles and practices of Integrative Nursing and how you can be a healing presence to all you serve. Then, you will do an integrative assessment and apply the principles of Integrative Nursing to improve symptom management and overall patient outcomes. Finally, you will explore ways to become a leader in Integrative Nursing and create new patient care models.

Continuing Education Credits
This course has been designed to meet Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 12 contact hours and may be eligible for CE credit from other professional boards that allow self-documenting of continuing education activities. It is your responsibility to check with your regulatory board to confirm this course meets your local requirements and, if necessary, to provide them with the certificate of completion you get if you pay for and fulfill all the requirements of this course.


  • What Is Integrative Nursing and Why Is It Important?
  • Principles of Integrative Nursing
  • Integrative Nursing Assessment
  • Setting Patient Care Goals
  • Implementation of Integrative Nursing

Taught by

Deborah Ringdahl, Mary Jo Kreitzer and Megan Voss


4.7 rating at Coursera based on 57 ratings

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