In order to sustainably care for others, nurses must care for themselves. Self-care not only helps us stay healthy, it also expands our capacity for empathy, compassion, and resilience so that we are empowered to better care for others.
This 6 CE-hour home study course will give you new self-care tools that are supported by evidence from holistic nursing practice and the biological, behavioral, and social sciences.
The author’s viewpoint is based on three spiritual principles:
Awakening to Grace is approved as a provider of continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nurses: CE Provider #50-17367.
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Sharon Burch is a holistic health educator and clinical nurse specialist who has experienced more than 40 years of caring in hospitals, nursing homes, home health, hospice, massage therapy, nutritional coaching, shamanic arts practice, nurse-entrepreneurship, and business administration. Sharon has authored two textbooks and more than 40 home study CE courses for holistic nurses and massage therapists. She now serves as the Holistic Nurse Practice Specialist at the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) where she plans, implements, and promotes AHNA's holistic nursing practice-related products, programs, and services. In her free time, Sharon spends time with her daughter, Adria; serves on the board of directors for the Hawaii Yoga Institute, and coaches family caregivers through The Caregiver's Compass.