The Holistic Nursing concept of presence is a vital art and skill that encourages
awareness of patient preferences, and facilitates communication. Discussion between
patients, family, and healthcare providers, is important to defining goals and creating
an individualized plan of care that all members of the team can endorse.
problems is more intricate than ever before; many disease or pain management options are
complicated by, or ill-advised due to pre-existing heart, kidney, or lung
contributing factors of illness require keen ongoing analysis, and a
multi-disciplinary approach for the best healing, or quality of life outcome.
the movement to integrate complementary therapies with modern healthcare,
Nurses are the intermediary of multiple modalities for healing. Nurse Case
Managers, Nurse Coach, and Nurse Educators
are especially efficient at communication techniques to encourage healthier
behaviors, while Holistic Nurses
the use of complimentary therapy with fewer adverse