Donate

Course Description

Modern nursing was founded on the concepts of healing environments. Florence Nightingale was one of the first to realize the importance of nature, light, noise, and sensory stimulation in healing. Much more about healing environments has been learned since her day. This course provides health care professionals with an introduction to the power of healing environments and the elements that contribute to a healing environment.

Course Purpose

The goal of this course is to provide the health care professionals with an introduction to the power of healing environments. The importance of color, nature, light, air quality, temperature, smells, music, noise, furnishings, and wayfinding in creating a healing environment are discussed. In addition, this course presents an overview of the crucial role of the health care provider in creating a spiritually healing environment.

Course Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to do the following:

  1. Describe a sacred, healing environment.
  2. Explain the shift in healthcare focus to the use of healing environments.
  3. Describe the evolution of hospital design.
  4. Explain the role of the healthcare provider in creating a spiritually healing environment.
  5. Describe the roles of energy, elements, and space clearing in creating a spiritually healing environment.
  6. Describe the roles of color and lighting in creating a spiritually healing environment.
  7. Describe the roles of air quality, temperature, smells, and taste in creating a spiritually healing environment.
  8. Describe the roles of healing sounds, noise, furnishings, and altars in creating a spiritually healing environment.
  9. Define wayfinding and describe its importance in creating a healthy environment.
  10. Describe the roles of symbols and environmental messages in creating a spiritually healing environment.
  11. Describe the elements of nature and their importance in creating a healing environment.
  12. Explain the role of healing gardens in sacred spaces.

Topics

  • Advance Practice
  • Behavioral Health
  • Brain Health
  • Cardiology
  • Complementary and Alternative Health
  • Healing Environments
  • Holistic Health
  • Home Health
  • Hospice
  • Integrative Health
  • Long-Term Care
  • Maternal Child
  • Med/Surg
  • Men’s Health
  • Mental Health
  • OB/GYN
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oncology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Perinatal
  • Social Work
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness
  • Women's Health

Professions

  • Acupuncture
  • Dietetics/Nutrition
  • Fitness
  • Health Care Administration
  • Health Education
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Other
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Social Work

Accreditation

American Board of Managed Care Nursing - The American Board of Managed Care Nursing recognizes all of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions' ANCC accredited courses for continuing education credit for Certified Managed Care Nurses (CMCNs).

ANCC—American Nurses Credentialing Center - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AOTA—American Occupational Therapy Association - American Occupational Therapy Association.

ASWB—Association of Social Work Boards - Association of Social Work Boards.

California Board of Registered Nurses - Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 14693 for the number of hours stated.

California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section - The California Department of Health, Aid, and Technician Certification Section accepts continuing education offered by CA-BRN approved providers.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE BROKER after successful completion.

Florida Board of Massage Therapy - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Florida Board of Nursing - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Board of nursing (CE Provider # 50-12076). Courses are automatically submitted to CE Broker.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Board of Respiratory Care - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery - ALLEGRA Learning Solutions (CE Broker Provider # 50-12076) submits all continuing education records to CE Broker after successful completion.

NAADAC—The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors - ALLEGRA Learning is an approved provider with the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) (Provider #813).

State Accreditation

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions courses are acceptable for continuing education in...

  • All States
  • Cost: $23.00

  • Contact Hours: 2.30

  • AOTA CEUs: 0.23

CE Course Redirect

You are about to leave this page.

By clicking "Continue to ALLEGRA Learning" you agree to the terms and conditions of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and understand that Crossroads University nor the Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation is not liable for any purchases made through ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC's website.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions has multiple continuing education accreditations for many types of health care professionals, including nurses, massage therapists, addiction professionals, diabetes educators, marriage and family therapists, respiratory therapists, as well as numerous other providers.

ALLEGRA's Terms of Use ALLEGRA's Privacy Policy