Holistic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice guides nurses in the art and science of holistic nursing and offers ways of thinking, practicing, and responding to bring healing to the forefront of health care. Using self-assessments, relaxation, imagery nutrition, and exercise, it presents expanded strategies for enhancing psychophysiology.
This Market-Leading Resource in Holistic Nursing is published in cooperation with The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA). Each chapter is revised and updated by contributors from the best-selling Fifth Edition, as well as new thought leaders from the field of Holistic Nursing. Chapters begin with Nurse Healer Objectives that are divided into Theoretical, Clinical, And Personal subject areas, and then conclude with directions for future research and Nurse Healer Reflections to encourage readers to delve deeper into the material and reflect on what they have learned in each chapter. This text is organized by the Five Core Values contained within The Standards Of Holistic Nursing Practice: Core Value 1: Holistic Philosophy, Theories, And Ethics Core Value 2: Holistic Caring Process Core Value 3: Holistic Communication, Therapeutic Environment, And Cultural Diversity Core Value 4: Holistic Education And Research Core Value 5: Holistic Nurse Self-Care. A full suite of Online Learning Tools, including Case Studies, Authors’ Podcasts, Nurse Healer Reflections, and much more, is available on the companion website.