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WESTMINSTER ABBEY 2014 SERVICE TO CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE

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It was the summer of 2011 when I first decided that I needed to pursue wellness coaching to sustain my path in the field of environmental and occupational health nursing- although I had no idea the role of “holistic nurse coach” even existed. That summer I completed my Masters in Community and Public Health Nursing [...]

Recognizing the Role of an Integrative Nurse Coach in Today’s World

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It was the summer of 2011 when I first decided that I needed to pursue wellness coaching to sustain my path in the field of environmental and occupational health nursing- although I had no idea the role of “holistic nurse coach” even existed. That summer I completed my Masters in Community and Public Health Nursing [...]

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

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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.