AHNCC releasing Holistic Nursing Role Delineation Study Next Week, Prizes Offered for Completion
AHNCC will release a Holistic Nursing Role Delineation Study
(RDS) next week. This study is vital to EVERYONE who is a Holistic Registered Nurse
or wants to become one. RDS analysis is used to inform the public and other
stakeholders about the work Holistic Nurses do. It is also essential for the
AHNCC to offer nationally accredited and ANCC Magnet recognized certification
exams. Please set aside time to take this survey, for the benefit of all
Holistic Nurses and yourself. Prizes will be awarded for completion.
AHNA Energy Healing Modalities Survey for Registered Nurses
Please take 5-10 minutes to take AHNA's Energy Healing Modalities Survey for Registered Nurses. DEADLINE is Friday, March 10th Midnight PST.
This survey was designed by members of the AHNA Research Committee to determine the barriers, prevalence and learning needs related to the implementation and use of energy healing modalities within institutional clinical practice. AHNA will be compiling the survey results to share with AHNA members and non-members as an initial step in assisting with providing resources toward implementation with institutions of energy modalities.
AHNA President Carole Ann Drick to Speak at AHNA Chapter Meeting in Bethany Ct.
Carole Ann Drick, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, AHNA President will speak at the AHNA Chapter Meeting at the Graduate Institute at 171 Amity Rd, Bethany, CT, on Saturday, February 18 at 1 PM. The meeting, hosted by Karen Wexell, RN, MSN, HNB-BC, CSPI, and the University of CT, Avery Point Campus of UCONN chapter, will discuss the topic of Mind, Body Medicine and how it relates to holistic nursing.
AHNA joins call to urge Trump and Congress to place patient health and patient-provider relationships first in health reform
The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) joined 36 of America’s leading nursing organizations to call on the Trump Administration and Congress to prioritize patient health and patient-provider relationships in any health reform proposals. AHNA affirms our commitment to advancing patient-centered health care and health care policies that reflect the best interests of patients and the health of our nation.
NANDA-I approves the "Imbalanced Energy Field" nursing diagnosis
AHNA is celebrating the NANDA-I vote announced this week approving the “Imbalanced Energy Field” nursing diagnosis submitted in 2016 by the AHNA NANDA-I Energy Task Force chaired by Noreen Frisch PhD, RN, FNI, FAAN. This nursing diagnosis will support registered nurses performing energy modalities in documenting their clients responses. Congratulations to the Task Force members
SAGE Publishers has new online platform for Journal of Holistic Nursing.
The new system will require ALL AHNA members that want online access to the JHN to register for access, those members with access currently will need to re-register for access.
NEW AHNA Soft Launch of Website Redesign
AHNA soft-launched its new Website.
AHNA staff have been working diligently to redesign and reformat the website for launch, however, there are still a number of pages that are being finished. On Tuesday this week, we had to take down the SHOP for a short time, but the SHOP is now working again.
Finishing the remaining pages and redesigning content, where needed, is a priority. We have 60 pages up and 16 still under construction.