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Mindful Care: Using Positive Thoughts and Emotions As A Catalyst for Healing

Mindful Care

Using Positive Thoughts and Emotions As A Catalyst for Healing

IMPORTANT!! Please check the Board Approval Information below to ensure the course is approved by your professional board and will provide the CE credits you need.

Course Description

“Phychoneuroimmunology”, the word of the millennium that means “wholistic care.” This course examines the body/mind connection, exploring ways to release healing energy by working through negative thoughts and emotions and fostering hope, love and peace.

Purpose and Objectives

This course is offered to increase your ability to support a patient mentally, emotionally, and spiritually in the healing process. At the completion of the course, you will be able to

  • Relate the chemical and physiological connections between the mind (the mental, emotional and spiritual) and the body (the physical disease).
  • Review attitudes within the health care system regarding the role and importance of the mind in the healing process, and identify your own attitude.
  • Identify the variety of “alternative” methods used world wide to enhance healing.
  • Explore teaching you can use within our current health care system to catalyze and support the body’s own healing mechanisms, including: ways to deal with feelings of anger, powerlessness, loneliness and guilt; and ways to foster self acceptance, love, hope and faith.

About the Author

Linda S. Greenfield, RN, PhD

Linda is the educational administrator, author and instructor for Consultants for the Future. She is a graduate from Iowa State University and Columbia Pacific University and was listed in Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities as a doctorial student. She has taught hundreds of seminars and authored home study courses for over thirty five years in healthcare continuing education.

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Her clinical experiences include acute and long term care, including experience as a flight nurse in the US Air Force and as an educator in a college based nursing program. Linda has a passion for life-long learning and is always on the breaking edge of the latest information in health and healing, integrating both conventional and alternative approaches. She has a knack for breaking down complex topics into easy to understand concepts with practical applications for everyday needs. Linda has been honored as a keynote speaker at several conferences and conventions, including the Spring 2005 conference of the Iowa Department of Health where she spoke about energy healing.

Board Approval Information

Mindful Care
Using Positive Thoughts and Emotions As A Catalyst for Healing

Consultants for the Future has been approved by the Florida Boards of Nursing, Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, Massage Therapy (Course No. 3348), Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology, (clinical), and Nursing Home Administrators Provider No. 50-435. The course is accepted through complementary board approval by the Florida Board of Midwifery. It is approved by the Ohio Board of Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology, Provider No. 50-435. It is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing, Provider No. 61, the Iowa Behavioral Science Examiners for Mental Health Counselors and Marital & Family Therapists, the Iowa Social Work Examiners, and Nursing Home Administrators. It also approved by the California Board of Nursing, Provider No. 04422; the Georgia Board of Nursing, Provider No. 50-435; and the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Provider No. 50-435. The course meets the requirements of the Minnesota, Ohio, Nevada, and Kentucky Boards of Nursing, and other states by reciprocity.

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