Nurse Coach News

Category: Integrative Healthcare


Nurse Coaching in End of Life Care

Nurse coaching is a collaborative effort between a nurse coach and an individual, family or community to assist in reaching the client’s health goals. Hospice care is a supportive program that provides comfort care to individuals who have a life threatening illness with no medical cure. The emphasis is on the client living their life to its fullest- based on that individual’s definition of fullest- and learning how to navigate the final stages of life as that person envisions it.

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Barbara Dossey on the Role of Nurse Coaches in Healthcare [video]

The Art and Science of Nurse Coaching: The Provider’s Guide to Coaching Scope and Competencies is your essential resource as you support your clients on a journey of discovery to achieve desired behavior changes. Here’s a great interview about Nurse coaching featuring our own Barbara Dossey, RN, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN.

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Healthcare Reform and the Role of the Integrative Nurse Coach

As Integrative Nurse Coaches we must consider the HealthCare Reform Act and decision by the Supreme Court as an opportunity to create models of care that include nurse coaching to support health and wellness initiatives. In the process of this new law, there will be incentives in healthcare to keep people healthy, manage their disease, and to avoid re-hospitalization, setting the stage for Integrative Nurse Coaches to be in the center of this new direction as it unfolds.

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