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Student Obligations

The courses contain video lectures, textbook readings, discussion forum groups, quizzes, reflective activities, written assignments, peer practice, peer coaching, client coaching and/ or awareness practice requirements. It is expected you will have made payment in full for the program and participated in and completed all course requirements to receive a certificate, contact hour award and/or letter of completion. 

You may not allow anyone else to access the e-training courses via your log-in details, or view or participate in the online learning along with you. The Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy reserves the right to remove any student from a course whose behavior is deemed inappropriate. In these circumstances, the Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy will not refund any fees nor reimburse any other costs.

Attendance Policy

Successful students will plan to access course on a regular basis to ensure appropriate participation in course activities and to meet assignments timelines.

Student Cancellation

Once you have registered for an online course, the fee is non-refundable. You have 14 days after the start of the program to transfer your enrollment one time only to the same course on an alternative date scheduled. You must make any request to transfer a course in writing, which may be sent by email to: However, you are strongly encouraged to speak with your faculty member about your situation prior to dropping the program. We are happy to assist you in your decision making and explain all options for program completion. 

Cancellation by the Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy 

The Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy reserves the right to cancel any course or change program start dates due to insufficient enrollment by providing notice to you at least 2 calendar days prior to the scheduled commencement date. In the event of cancellation by the Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy, you may elect to receive a full refund of registration fees paid or credit toward alternative class(es). The Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy does not warrant that the provision of any content online will always be available or be uninterrupted, timely or error free. However, the Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy will quickly respond to program situations to address the concerns.

Ownership and Intellectual Property Rights 

All Program Materials are considered intellectual property and are owned by the Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy, LLC and International Nurse Coach Association, LLC. This includes all Program Material available, including the design, graphics and text of all printed materials and the audio of all webinars and podcasts. Permission is granted for use of program materials by the Integrative Nurse Coach™ graduates for patient care coaching and must be used without alteration and contain the copyright information. Permission is required for any other use.  Any such use without permission is strictly prohibited and will constitute an infringement of Integrative Nurse Coach™ Academy, LLC and International Nurse Coach Association, LLC’s intellectual property rights. 

Our Guarantee to You 

Your satisfaction is our priority and we will provide a continuous check on the consistency and quality of program delivery. All students will receive an occasional survey and at the end of each class asked to submit feedback in the form of a program evaluation. This feedback will be reviewed in detail and will be used to make continuous improvements to class content and delivery.


What will I learn? The program’s curriculum is grounded in clinical knowledge, practice, research, and evidence-based protocols. The foundation of our program includes the Theory of Integrative Nursing (TINC), the Integrative Lifestyle Health and Wellbeing Model (ILHWBM) that includes nutritional and environmental coaching, and Awareness and Choice practices for motivating behavioral change. The faculty has also designed and validated the Integrative Health and Wellness Assessment Tool™ for use in clinical practice and research. INCCP was created to address the needs of professional nurses who are seeking to deepen their scope of practice into health and wellness topics and expand their nursing role into new career opportunities. Nurses, as licensed professionals, have unique skills and experience that  enhance their knowledge and abilities in health and wellness coaching. Guidelines, standards, and competencies related to professional Nurse Coaching are addressed.
INCA’s founders are the pioneers of Nurse Coaching and conceptualized and actualized the model (not to mention wrote the award-winning textbook!). We provide Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners with a powerful, holistic, innovative, and in-depth Integrative Nurse Coaching™ education that fully embraces the richness of what they bring to this role. Our faculty members are Integrative Nurse Coach™ experts, leaders and pioneers in the growing integrative health and wellness field of nurse coaching. They have been instrumental in moving Nurse Coach Board Certification forward, and lecture worldwide on environmental health, nutrition, and global nursing. At the completion of Part 1: Foundations AND Part 2: Practicum, you will join our graduate Integrative Nurse Coaches with the option to sit for two board certification exams (Holistic Nursing and Nurse Coaching) through the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation. Note: if you do not wish to take the full program, you can take either part as a standalone!
Yes! The entire Integrative Nurse Coach™ Certificate Program is 96 continuing education hours and is broken down as follows:
  • Part 1- Integrative Nurse Coach™ Foundations: 36 Contact Hours
  • Part 2- Integrative Nurse Coach™ Practicum: 60 Contact Hours
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The online Integrative Nurse Coach™ Certificate Program format provides a variety of learning strategies to meet the needs of adult learners. Video lectures and Role Play Demonstrations by Nurse Coach Experts and the leaders in the field of Nurse Coaching provides superior quality of knowledge and example sharing. Online Discussion Groups and Web Conferencing sessions establishes a community of learning, support, and interaction that deepens your long term connection to each other and your mentors. Current Resources are shared such as research articles and textbook readings. Written Transcripts and Quizzes will validate your growth. Peer to Peer Coaching Practice and real Client Coaching leads to mastery of skills. Supervisory Group web conferencing with Faculty and written transcript feedback assures the personal connection to content and faculty. Our faculty work individually with students and in small groups throughout the program offering a “hands on” personalized approach.
The Integrative Nurse Coach™ Certificate Program – Online is perfect for the adult learner!
  • Autonomy– Modules are assigned on a weekly basis providing flexibility and sense of control and self-direction.
  • Goal-Oriented– Dedicated Nurse Coach Experts supervise and support nurses to reach the goals they have envisioned.
  • Practical– Knowledge and experiences are focused on the growth of the nurse in new directions that can be applied to your current nursing practice or expanded into new career opportunities.
  • Competence and Mastery– We believe practice makes perfect. Opportunities to work with course colleagues on skill development and Nurse Coach Expert Faculty to oversee your mastery accomplishments to ensure a transformational experience.

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