This 4-hour CE course explores the challenges of helping people who are living with life-threatening illness and offers effective ways to respond to those challenges holistically.
This course is part one of a 3-part series that is designed to help nurses deepen their competence and confidence in caring for both their patients and themselves. It is based on evidence from holistic nursing practice, research, and the biological, behavioral, and social sciences.
The author’s viewpoint is based on four 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 practical visionary who uses the integrative healing arts to guide her family, friends, and clients to optimize their health, expand their wholeness, and embody their joy.
Sharon has practiced nursing in hospitals, long term care, home care, hospice, and the community-at-large since 1974. She began applying holistic health approaches in 1977 when she prepared to deliver her first child at home. That experience inspired her to dedicate herself to empowering people to end ways of being that are not effective in supporting life and embody new ways that are stronger, wiser, and more life-affirming, instead.
Sharon is a board-certified Public Health Nurse Specialist, an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, and a holistic Health and Wellness Nurse-Coach. She is also certified by the Four Winds Society as an Energy Medicine Practitioner and a Teacher of Dying Consciously.
She has authored two textbooks and more than 40 home study CE courses for holistic nurses and massage therapists, founded the nonprofit organization Awakening to Grace, and serves part-time at the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) as a Holistic Nurse Practice Specialist.
In her free time, she enjoys nature and volunteers with the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Yoga Institute. Her motto in living and healing is “Life is sacred. Let’s honor the journey.”