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Certificate in Energy Medicine

10.0 Contact Hours
Target Audience: Nurses, healthcare professionals, and interested individuals
Purpose/Goal: The goal/outcome of this certificate is for the learner to be able to explore the foundations of energy medicine, including the biofield (human energy field), the chakras, music and sound, meditation, qigong, and acupuncture.
$60.00
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Acupuncture as Energy Medicine
1.5 Contact Hours
The ancient Chinese healing practice of acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to treat many ailments, especially pain. Today, this therapy that addresses disharmony in the body, mind, and spirit is widely practiced throughout China and is used by millions of individuals in the United States and many other countries. This course explores the history of acupuncture, the theories involved in its practice (including yin and yang, qi, the meridian system, and causes of disharmony), the types and benefits of acupuncture, as well as possible complications and contraindications of the therapy and training issues.
Energy Medicine Therapies: Therapeutic Touch, Healing Touch, Reiki, Reflexology, and Craniosacral Therapy
1.5 Contact Hours
The concept of energy systems as part of the human interactive environment and healing has been part of many cultures for centuries. Energy medicine therapies use gentle hand techniques thought to help balance a person’s energy field and accelerate healing of the body, mind and spirit. Therapeutic Touch®, Healing Touch, Reiki, Reflexology, and Craniosacral therapy are discussed. methods, and finding that the results are positive client outcomes.
Meditation for Health and Energy
1.5 Contact Hours
Meditation is a mind-body practice with many methods and variations that are all grounded in the silence and stillness of present-moment awareness. The regular practice of meditation not only calms and helps focus the mind, it is also an effective practice for increased energy. Evidence of meditation’s health effects has been well documented. The practice offers improvement in the symptoms of various disease conditions, and the experience of a deeper spiritual connection.
Music and Sound as Energy Medicine
2.0 Contact Hours
In an age where people increasingly turn to holistic methods of healing, music therapy and sound healing have entered mainstream health care and can be used successfully with people of all ages and disabilities.
The Biofield (Human Energy Field): Foundations for Energy Medicine
2.0 Contact Hours
There is increasing scientific evidence that human beings are comprised of an energetic system that is highly integrated with the physical body, emotions, and the spiritual aspect of individuals. Because of this evidence, the health care community is increasingly realizing the importance of incorporating methods of energy healing with modern health care methods, and finding that the results are positive client outcomes.
Essentials of Qigong
1.5 Contact Hours
Qigong is an integrated mind-body-spirit energy healing discipline that has been practiced in China for thousands of years. Qigong is more than exercise. It is a holistic system of self-healing with a focus on posture and movement, breathing techniques, and meditation. Increased range of motion, increased stamina, increased strength, improved balance, and coordination are enhanced by the practice of qigong.

There is increasing scientific evidence that human beings are comprised of an energetic system that is highly integrated with the physical body, emotions, and the spiritual aspect of individuals. Because of this evidence, the health care community is increasingly realizing the importance of incorporating methods of energy healing with modern health care methods, and finding that the results are positive client outcomes.

Upon completion of the course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the biofield (human energy field).
  • Examine sound and music therapy interventions and benefits.
  • Describe the effects of meditation on the brain, health conditions, and energy.
  • Examine the benefits of the energy medicine therapies of Therapeutic Touch®, Healing Touch, Reiki, reflexology, and craniosacral therapy.
  • Describe the practice and health benefits of qigong.
  • Identify the practice, theories, and clinical efficacy of acupuncture.
Complete the course post exam (CE Test) with a score of 80% or greater. Complete all fields of the course evaluation form. Certificate of Completion is provided once all of the courses within the certificate program have been successfully completed per criteria above.
  • American Board of Managed Care Nursing
  • ANCC - American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Association
  • ASWB - Association of Social Work Boards
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Florida Board of Respiratory Care
  • Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition
  • Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery
  • Florida Board of Massage Therapists
  • NAADAC - The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors
AOTA CEUs:

1.0

Practice Level:

Intermediate

Content Focus:

Domain of OT

Course Expires:

August 29, 2018

Instructor(s):
  • Caroline Young, MPH
  • Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HNB-BC, RN-BC, HWNC-BC
Jurisdictional Requirements:

Continuing education (CE) licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not well defined, and may change. These CE requirements may vary in terms of the number of hours required to the types of courses that must be taken. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC recommends you contact your licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest continuing education requirements of your state or territory. Compliance with CE requirements is the responsibility of the individual health care provider. Health care providers must understand the CE requirements in their jurisdictions, and be sure they are up-to-date on any rule changes that affect their license. For further information, please see our Accreditation Information.

Accommodations for Disabilities:

Every effort will be made to accommodate your special needs. To request accommodations, please contact us.

Conflicts of Interest and Relevant Financial Relationships:

The authors/planning committee members have no conflicts of interests or relevant financial relationships to declare relevant to this activity.

Commercial Support:

No commercial support has been received for this activity.

Non-endorsement of products:

Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education only and does not imply ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Off-label Use of Products:

None of the authors intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

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