What does AHNA promote?

ahna is dedicated to elevating awareness of moral distress and burnout within healthcare systems, and endorsing effective modalities for self-care to improve clinician well-being and resilience.

How much is membership to AHNA?

AHNA policy states that any individual who lives outside of the United States (except for U.S. Military), must register and pay the international AHNA Membership Annual rate of $135.

What is the purpose of the holistic Self Assessment Tool?

This self assessment tool can help you look at the effects of stress on your life and things you may be doing to minimize that stress, some positive and some not.

Is a holistic nurse a real nurse?

Holistic nurses are registered nursing professionals who have a specific philosophy and approach to treating patients. Any nurse in any environment or specialty can practice holistic nursing. Holistic nursing is a specialty practice recognized by the American Nurses Association since 2006.

What do holistic nurses do?

Holistic nursing differs from traditional nursing care by focusing on healing the whole of a person, according to the AHNA. In addition to healing a person’s physical body, holistic nurses also tend to the patient’s emotional, mental, social and spiritual well-being.

What is Self Care for nurses?

Self-care is any deliberate activity that we do to provide for our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. It is important for workers in every field, but especially for nurses, who spend their working hours caring for others.

How do you complete a holistic assessment?

The holistic assessment may include the following:

  1. Patient’s self-assessment.
  2. Patient history.
  3. Patient’s ability to communicate.
  4. Patient’s preference for the delivery of care.
  5. Cultural and religious beliefs.
  6. Language and need for an interpreter.

What are 8 dimensions of wellness?

Wellness comprises of eight mutually co-dependence dimensions: emotional, physical, occupational, social, spiritual, intellectual, environmental, and financial. If any one of these dimensions is neglected over time, it will adversely affect one’s health, well-being, and quality of life.

Why attend Ahna?

Networking is their top reason for attending our annual conference The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) has over 5,000 professional members across the United States and abroad and we continue to grow.

What is the American Holistic Nurses Association (Ahna)?

Welcome to the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) website. Here you will find information to assist your journey on the path to holistic nursing and holism. The AHNA is a specialty nursing association serving over 5,500 nurses and holistic healthcare professionals in the USA and internationally.

What is the self-care process in Holistic Nursing?

The self-care process helps holistic nurses effectively manage the physical and emotional stressors of the work and home environments to become more effective caregivers and healers. Holistic nurses value themselves and mobilize the necessary resources to care for themselves.

What does Ahna stand for?

American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA). (2015). Holistic nourishment for healing & resilience. Beginnings, (35)6, 21. Bennett, M. (2015). It’s about resilience.