Archive for the ‘Integrative Healthcare’ Category

Every Month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Susan J. Luck RN, BS, MA, HN-BC, CCN, HWNC-BC Women in the United State face a greater lifetime risk of breast cancer than any previous generation, with rates having tripled during the past 40 years. Contrary to popular belief, only about 5 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer have a link to the “breast […]

Childhood Obesity Epidemic and the Nurse Coach Role

Many physicians recognize the need for families to make lifestyle changes, and may even encourage their patients to increase physical activity and improve their diets. However, more is needed. If a physician recommends an increase in physical activity or changes in diet, the whole family needs support and ongoing guidance in making those changes. Nurses, and specifically Nurse Coaches, have the skills and expertise to effectively support families in making changes to reverse these escalating patterns of illness for a more sustainable future.

An Introduction to Integrative Nurse Coaching in Amarillo, TX

Among the many positive experiences of being an integrative nurse coach is the opportunity to share the work with like-minded nurses. A group of 15 wonderful nurses who live and work in the Texas Panhandle attended a One-Day Introduction to Integrative Nurse Coaching on March 29, 2014 facilitated by Advanced Integrative Nurse Coaches Dr. Lisa Davis and Dr. Heidi Taylor.

Celebrating Nurses Everyday

The International Nurse Coach Association honors all nurses for their contributions, creativity, and innovations as leaders in transforming health care in today’s changing environment. During Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2014, we celebrate our nursing legacy with Florence Nightingale