Heart of KC Nursing Chapter Zoom Meeting
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:30 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Apr 22, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

I hope everyone is doing well and enjoying the beginnings of Spring!

I am excited to welcome Dr. Margaret Erickson to our April 22nd meeting!

If you are interested in becoming a Board Certified Holistic Nurse or Nurse Coach, please join us! Please share this invitation with your friends and colleagues.

This is a wonderful opportunity to hear from Dr. Erickson and ask any questions. It has been a joy and privilege to serve with her on the AHNCC Board of Directors and consider her a mentor and friend. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the nursing profession; I am grateful to have her as an advocate.

Dr. Erickson's Bio:

Margaret Erickson holds certification as an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse (APHN) from the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC). She received her BSN from the University of Michigan and her MSN and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Her doctoral research focused on the relationships among Maternal Need Satisfaction, Perceived Support and Maternal-Infant Bonding-Attachment in Adolescent mothers. She has always practiced holistic-based nursing care, regardless of her role, or the setting or population she works with.

She has been the CEO of the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation since May 2000. She has practiced holistic nursing for 40 years and has worked with different populations in various settings, including, but not limited to Adult and Mental Health, ICU, Newborn Nursery, Labor and Delivery, Long Term Care, Independent Practice, and Discharge Planning and Case Management. She has also consulted with universities and healthcare institutions to facilitate the implementation of holistic nursing practice.
She has received numerous awards throughout her career including but not limited to the American Nurses Foundation Scholar award, Outstanding Graduate PhD Student, School of Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin, Cullen Endowed University Graduate Fellowship, the Community Service Recognition Award from Epsilon Theta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International, and was named AHNA 2018 Holistic Nurse of the Year. Margaret has also taught holistic nursing courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels at the University of Texas at Austin and Tennessee State University.

Margaret has researched, published and presented nationally in holistic nursing, theory-based practice, and holistic health. She is a member of the AHNA Health Advocacy committee, currently serves as Co-Chair of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium; is the President-Elect of the Board of Directors for the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification, is on the executive committee of the Society for Advancement of Modeling and Role-Modeling, and a founding member of the Global Academy for Holistic Nursing.

I look forward to seeing you! If you have any technical issues, please feel free to call or text me at 816-560-7053.

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