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Course Description

Religion and spirituality are distinct yet related concepts. An individual’s spirituality, religious beliefs, and religious practices can all have a profound effect on his or her health. This course explores the relationships between spirituality, religion, and health, examines the major spiritual elements and rituals of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity and discusses the role of health care providers in supporting their clients’ spiritual and religious beliefs.

Course Purpose

The goal of this course is to encourage health care providers to explore the positive and sometimes negative relationships between spirituality, religion, and health. The major spiritual elements and rituals of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity are explored. The benefits of religion on specific health practices are examined, and the role of health care providers in supporting their clients’ spiritual and religious beliefs is discussed.

Course Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to do the following:

  1. Describe the concepts of religion and religiosity.
  2. Identify the connection between spirituality, religion, and health.
  3. Describe major spiritual elements and rituals found in Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.
  4. Discuss the benefits of religion on specific healthcare conditions.

Topics

  • Advance Practice
  • Behavioral Health
  • Brain Health
  • Case Management
  • Complementary and Alternative Health
  • Cultural Competency
  • Integrative Health
  • Long-Term Care
  • Maternal Child
  • Med/Surg
  • Mental Health
  • OB/GYN
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Oncology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Social Work
  • Spirituality
  • Women's Health

Professions

  • Acupuncture
  • Health Education
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Other
  • Psychology
  • 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: $20.00

  • Contact Hours: 2.00

  • AOTA CEUs: 0.20

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