Innovations in Holistic Nursing: The Role of Nurse Coach

“I don’t want to work with all the red tape and bureaucracy in the hospital! Do you have any jobs for a holistic nurse?” While many institutions support the concept of holistic nursing (as all nursing is fundamentally holistic), the defined staff role of a holistic nurse consultant or practitioner in a healthcare institution is still rare. With decreased insurance reimbursement, increased budgetary concerns,and diminishing grant money, the holistic nurse position is sometimes considered expendable and may be one of the first jobs cut when funds are depleted or leadership changes. The role of Nurse Coach could open new doors for holistic nurses to practice to the fullest extent of their potential, while becoming an indispensable part of the interprofessional team.

Download the full article below!

Nurse Coach Roles

 

DNP, ANP-BC, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, CDE

Deborah McElligott, DNP, ANP-BC, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, CDE is an Adult and Holistic Nurse Practitioner, and Integrative Nurse Coach.  She holds certifications in many Integrative Modalities including, Reflexology, meditation, AMMA massage and Integrative Imagery. Her nursing career includes experience in surgery, integrative medicine, administration, education and consultation.  Deborah now focuses on health promotion, wellbeing and healing through individual and group coaching. She is faculty at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine @ Hofstra-Northwell, and the International Nurse Coach Association. She has conducted, presented both locally and internationally, and published research, papers, and book chapters in the area of integrative therapies, health promotion, healing, and integrative nurse coaching.

Share this post with your networks

Share on email
Email
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on twitter
Twitter

Recent Nurse Coach Posts

change
News & Articles
Lisa Dimaria, PhD, RN

Change or Growth? Where are You Now?

Originally published on Be Willing to Be Well and shared with permission. Change. That six-letter word. Over the years, I

What does a Nurse Coach do? Hear directly from INCA Alumni on our exciting new podcast!