Statement of Disclosures for Nursing Continuing Education

Statement of Disclosures for Nursing Continuing Education

This activity has been submitted to the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) for approval to award contact hours. The American Holistic Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Number of contact hours offered per presentations:

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1. “A Physiology Relevant to Herbal Medicine” by James Snow.
Number of contact hours =1.5 
2. “Rapport to Rumex: Guiding the Consultation from State to Finish” by         Bevin Clare. Number of contact hours =2.0
3. “Preventing and Treating Flu and other Upper Respiratory        Tract Infections--A Multi-Cultural, Integrative Approach” by Christopher       Hobbs. Number of contact hours= 1.5
  4 “Emotionally-Focused Herbal Therapy: An herbalist’s role in supporting        people experiencing mood disorders, anxiety and trauma disorders” by        Holli Richey. Number of contact hours= 2.0 
  5. “Herbs for Wound Healing and Infection Control” by Sam Coffman.
      Number of contact hours= 2.0

Total number of contact hours offered for the entire “25th Anniversary Symposium” is 9 CEU’s.

Certificate of Completion: Learners will receive documentation of successful completion of the educational activities. Certificate will include:
1. Name, address of provider of the educational activity and web address.
2. Title and date of completion of educational activity
3. Number of contact hours awarded
4. Official approval statement
5. Name of learner


Successful completion includes attendance at entire event or session, and completion/submission of evaluation form.

Purpose and objectives of presentation, “A Physiology Relevant to Herbal Medicine”, by James Snow is to enable learners to explain the physiological mechanisms underpinning holistic and interconnected views of patients along with related holistic practices.

Objectives:
1. Participants will leave the workshop with the beginning skills and knowledge to describe a framework for studying physiology relevant to the contemporary herbalist and other holistic practitioners.
2) Participants will leave the workshop with the beginning skills and knowledge to explain basic pathways for psychobiological (mind-body) connections.
3) Participants will leave the workshop with the beginning skills and knowledge to: Explain physiological effects of social and environmental integration.

Purpose and objectives of presentation, “Rapport to Rumex: Guiding the Consultation from State to Finish”, by Bevin Clare is to Gain specific skills in bio-psycho-social assessment and goal planning to be utilized in an herbal medicine plan or a more conventional medical environment.
Objectives:
1) Utilize simple techniques of motivational interviewing
2) Utilize a bio-psycho-social approach to wellness care
3) Create goals and plan

Purpose and objectives of presentation,“ Preventing and Treating Flu    and other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections--A Multi-Cultural, Integrative Approach”, by Christopher Hobbs is to review the recent high-quality    science on assessment of respiratory wellness, disease (based on     medical diagnosis or traditonal medical assessment, or both), as well    as comparisons of recent medical and traditional Chinese medical     interventions, with an emphasis on diet, healthy habits, and natural     remedies, after reviewing pharmaceutical interventions              Objectives:
1) The learner will be able to review current high-quality science on respiratory tract infections and wellness.
2) The students will review theory and practice of traditional Chinese medical theory and practice regarding the "lung system".
3) Students will review common medical tests and treatments for URIs.
4) Students will review and learn about herbal remedies for URIs.


Purpose and objectives of presentation,“ Emotionally-Focused Herbal Therapy: An herbalist’s role in supporting people experiencing mood disorders, anxiety and trauma disorders” by Holli Richey is to enable the learner to identify trauma, and mental & emotional disorders; know when to refer and know how to work collaboratively with HIPAA ; use herbs effectively and avoid adverse herb-drug interactions; address effectively defeating client attitudes about their illness, wellness, and time needed for healing.
Objectives:
1) Interpret signs and symptoms of a client’s psychiatric diagnosis based on the DSM-IV and DSM-V as it pertains to herbal therapy.
2) Apply somatotype theories, eclectic use of botanicals for emotional dysregulation, stress- management techniques, diet recommendations.
3) Know safety and efficacy practices: suicidal ideation and self- harming, when to refer, herb-drug interactions (HDI), pharmaceutical side- effects that mimic illness, expanding clients’ “fix-it” expectations, rapport- building skills, working within a team of care.

Purpose and objectives of presentation, “Herbs for Wound Healing and Infection Control” by Sam Coffman is to enable the learner to apply knowledge of fundamental steps in wound healing and inflammation as well as understand plant medicine that can assist and enhance these steps.
Objectives:
1) Understand the stages of wound healing
2) Learning the mechanisms of the most common bacterial wound infections
3) Understand fundamental herbal therapies during the stages of wound healing and to deal with infection

Conflict of Interest: There are no conflict of Interest or potential for bias  among the Committee planners, Nurse Planner, content experts, and presenters relative to the educational activities. 

 

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