IHCS Course 2/4 - Trends in Integrative Health - Spring/Summer 2019 Cohort
Dates: April 22 - June 2, 2019
Meets: 100% Online
Registration Fee: $150.00
Integrative health is one of the fastest growing areas in the health care industry. The aim of Integrative Health Certificate Studies (IHCS) is to provide students a solid foundation in the area of integrative health, through four online courses: Introduction to Integrative Health Care, Trends in Integrative Health, Psychology of Mind/Body, and Mindfulness. The courses may be taken individually or linked together for completion of the IHCS.
Intended Audience: The IHCS is designed for anyone in the health-care industry (especially those who are at the bedside), hospital administrators, practioners, mental health-care personnel, social workers, professionals in the field of education and interested individuals. The IHCS is non-credit and open to the community.
Program Content and Structure:The Integrative Health Certificate Studies (IHCS) is a series of 4 six-week online courses consisting of 24 student learning hours or 2.4 CEUs. The courses are instructed 100% asynchronously online or entirely at a distance. Students will complete weekly modules on their own schedule and should anticipate spending approximately 2-3 hours per week for online instruction and assignments. Successful completion of the program will require satisfactory assessment of learning outcomes.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes: The IHCS will prepare students to learn and develop how to implement fundamental principles of integrative health care to be better providers and practitioners.
Program Leadership: IHCS Program developer and facilitator Dr. Richard La Fleur earned his Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Consciousness and Society) from the University of West Georgia, where he currently teaches various courses in psychology. Dr. La Fleur’s research concentration has been mattering, the experiential reintegration process veterans experience post-deployment from the combat zone (phenomenology) with an emphasis on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other psycho-spiritual difficulties (moral injury), veterans encounter. Through his ten plus years of research, Integrative Health has been a strong alternative form of care, for people who are dealing with health difficulties in their lives.
IHCS Course 2 - Trends in Integrative Heath:
Course Description: There are many trends and definitions of “Integrative Health”. For the most part, many of them involve bringing conventional and contemporary approaches together in an organized way. The uses of integrative approaches to healthcare and wellness has increased within recent years across the United States. Researchers are exploring the potential benefits of integrative health in various situations, including pain management, mental wellness for military personnel and veterans, relief of symptoms in cancer patients and survivors, and programs to promote healthy behaviors. This course will explore the various options being researched and how to implement them to enhance care within the healthcare system.
Hours/CEUS: 24 Hours | 2.4 CEUS
Fee: $150 includes access to the online classroom, instruction, materials, and a certificate upon successful completion.
If you require additional information or clarification, please contact Erika McClain at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678.839.6611.
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Richard La Fleur
IHCS Program developer and facilitator Dr. Richard La Fleur earned his Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Consciousness and Society) from the University of West Georgia, where he currently teaches various courses in psychology. Dr. La Fleur's research concentration has been narrative works (narrative psychology), mattering, the experiential reintegration process veterans experience post-deployment from the combat zone (phenomenology) with an emphasis on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other psycho-spiritual difficulties such as, Moral Injury. Through his ten plus years of research, Integrative Health has been a strong alternative form of care, for people who are seeking ways to find healing.
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