Holistic Nurses' Association
The AHNA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational
organization whose membership is open to nurses and other
individuals interested in holistically-oriented health care
practices throughout the United States and the world. AHNA
supports the education of nurses, allied health practitioners,
and the general public on health-related issues.
The American Holistic Nurses' Certification Corporation
of AHNCC is to promote the professional advancement of
Holistic Nursing by striving to ensure that nurses engaged in
the practice of Holistic Nursing have integrated foundational
concepts into their lives and practice and demonstrate
proficiency in the body of knowledge specific to Holistic
Nursing. Administers the HNC exam.
of Healing Healthcare Projects
The Mission of The
Association of Healing Health Care Projects is to inspire and
support health care models that exemplify human caring and
healing. A Healing Health Care Project demonstrates the ethic
of healing health care: healing ourselves, our relationships,
and our communities.
for Holistic Studies
Holistic workshops and retreats for the
bodymindspirit in a supportive community of warm, caring
the vision of John E. Fetzer, the Institute's guiding purpose
is to awaken into and serve Spirit for the transformation of
self and society, based on the principles of wholeness of
reality, freedom of spirit, and unconditional love. The
Institute believes that the critical issues in the world can
best be served by integrating the inner life of mind and
spirit with the outer life of action and service in the world.
Relationship Centered Care (RCC)
An organization that defines and fosters
Relationship-Centered Care (RCC) as an approach to healthcare
and healing that places relationship at the core of the
therapeutic process. In this approach, all interactions are
based upon a fundamental commitment to mutual respect,
self-awareness, humility, openness, and caring.
Watson and the Theory of Human Caring
A resource for nurses and others who wish to
transform their professional practice through the study,
research and application of the Theory and Science of Human
Association for Human Caring
philosophy of the association is based on the belief that
caring is the essence of nursing and caring is the unique and
unifying focus of the profession. The central purpose of the
IAHC, Inc. is to serve as an international, scholarly forum
for all nurses interested in the advancement of the knowledge
of human care and caring within the discipline of nursing.
IMA is an
independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is raising
the quality of healthcare in New England by bridging the gap
between alternative and conventional medicine. Our mission is
to bring about a vision of affordable and effective
integrative healthcare for all. We provide a focal point for
the growing integrative medical movement in New England.
Offers an Online Distant Healing Clinic.
ExceptionalNurse.com is a nonprofit resource network for
nurses and nursing students with disabilities. It provides
links to disability-related organizations, technology,
equipment, legal issues, research, employment opportunities,
mentors and related articles.
The Grief Watch mission is twofold: first, to offer spiritual,
emotional and other support to persons who are grieving, and
second, to assist organized efforts which address the systemic
injustices within our society which are the source of grief for
persons who are poor and marginalized. The Grief Watch site
provides bereavement resources, products and links that can help
you or someone you know through process of personal loss. It
also serves as an excellent educational tool for health
professionals who travel down the road of grief with their
An organization that supports nurses seeking ways to practice
their ideal vision and values, in spite of restraints imposed by
systems of health care and perceived economic contingencies.
They support natural ways of healing and a movement toward
innovation in holistic healing modalities. “We call forth in all
nurses the possibilities inherent in discovering one’s own truth
and living fully as a person and nurse from this truth. We call
forth a willingness to reach for making a critical difference
toward betterment of humankind.”
Association for Spirit at Work
The Association for Spirit at Work is a non-profit association
of people and organizations who are interested in the study
and/or practice of spirituality in the workplace. The mission of
the Association for Spirit at Work is to provide community,
information, and education, for those who are integrating their
work and their spirituality and for those who are called to
support societal transformation through organizational
development and change.
An internet site for nurses providing resources in education,
history of nursing, professional opportunities. Includes an
A nursing news, education and discussion forum featuring a
holistic nursing discussion group.