Are you an RN looking to expand your horizons, both in how you care for others and how you care for yourself? With a holistic focus and approach, UMA's BS Completion Program (RN-BS) will expose you to new ways of caring, while preparing you for exciting new career opportunities and graduate level study.
RN-BS via hybrid and online course offerings.
Purpose: The learner will strengthen depth of caring-healing nursing practices and understanding of relationship based care through application of human caring theory and self care practices
This continuing nursing education activity has been submitted to ANA-MAINE for approval to award contact hours. ANA-MAINE is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
For more information, contact Dr. Carey S. Clark @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose: To strengthen depth of caring-healing nursing practices. To strengthen understanding of relationship based care through application of human caring theory and self care practices.
5.6 CEs for RN’s
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by ANA-MAINE. ANA-MAINE is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Registration begins June 1, 2014 through November 10, 2014
Jean Watson Live: Creating Caring-Healing Nursing Environments
0800- 0830: Registration
0830- 0840: Introduction of Jean Watson (Carey) (10 minutes)
0840-0850: Heart Centering (Jean) (10 minutes)
00850-1020: Introduction and overview of Theory of Human Caring: (75 minutes)
Restoring Love, Compassion and healing relationships into personal/professional life world and work.
1030-1130: Caring Science meets Health Science (60 minutes)
1130- 1200: Heart centering exercise (30 minutes)
1200- 1300: Lunch (provided)
1300-1400: Heart centering exercise (60 minutes)
Heart centered listening
Self Care and Healing Journeys
1415- 1515: Exercises: Expressing Caring, caring experiences, creating caring-healing environments for self and others, self care plans (60 minutes)
1515- 1550: Ceremony of Caring (35 minutes)
1550-1600: Evaluations (10 minutes)
Jean Watson Nursing Conference
University of Maine at Augusta
c/o Ariel Cassissta
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
Otherwise, please fill out the electronic form below & then proceed to the payment page to pay online.
The RN- BSN program at UMA has been honored by the American Holistic Nurses Association as having developed a nursing curriculum that exemplifies “excellence in holistic nursing education”.
The journey toward developing a curriculum that supports students knowledge of self-care and the use of holistic modalities for self-healing and the healing of others continues on. In retrospect, when I look back at the last 3 years of developing and implementing the curriculum, the main rewards live in witnessing students undertake their own healing process and return to a place of caring in their nursing practice and in sharing the healing journey together as a community. So many of our RN-BSN students at University of Maine at Augusta recover from burn-out and begin to find ways to implement self-care, which begins with a very clear reflective process that is threaded throughout the program. This approach to curriculum building is in partly based on Barbie Dossey’s Theory of Integral Nursing; and I believe more then ever now in Jean Watson’s theory of human caring, where she imparts to us the importance of the nurse being on his or her own spiritual-healing journey in order to be able to create caring and healing bedside interactions that are sustainable.
In order to develop a holistic nursing curriculum, the educator has to be on their own healing path and committed to supporting the healing journey of the students who come to us with their own healing needs. The curriculum must also thread through the scopes and standards of holistic nursing, while supporting students in finding ways to live the holistic nursing ideals in the healthcare arena.
We look forward to seeing what emerges as the program continues to grow and evolve in depth towards greater holism.
BS in Nursing students can be awarded 3 NUR elective credits for current national certification in the following areas:
Contact Advising for further information.
Students with other national nursing certifications who are interested in creating a portfolio to be reviewed for possible credit should contact Dr. Lynne King, Academic Coordinator for the BSN program