IHCS 101 Course 1/5 - Introduction to Integrative Health Care
Meets: 10/5-11/15 | 100% Online
Registration Fee: $150.00
Integrative health is one of the fastest growing areas in the health care industry. Through a series of online courses, students will learn about integrative health care and the role it plays in modern medicine. Diet, exercise, and access to a healthy environment are essential to human health and well-being. The aim of the Integrative Health Certificate Studies (IHCS) program is to promote, prevent and enhance patient experience as well as improve population health while reducing costs and health care workforce burnout. The program is built on five main pillars: Introduction to Integrative Health Care, Trends in Integrative Health, Mind and Body, Mindfulness and Narrative Care. The courses may be taken individually or combined for completion of the IHCS.
IHCS Course 1 - Introduction to Integrative Heath Care
Course Description: On a global scale, the demand for integrative health is on the rise. Industries such as healthcare, education, business, leadership, clinician-training, government and research (to name a few), show growing interest in integrative health. This course will serve as the foundation for exploring the emerging field of Integrative Health and address the critical changes needed to transform individuals personally as well as professionally.
Intended Audience: The IHCS is designed for anyone in the health-care industry (especially those who are at the bedside), hospital administrators, practitioners, 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 five 6-week online courses consisting of 50 student learning hours or 5 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 1.5-2.5 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. Dr. La Fleur is a Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (CMHIMP).
Course Fee: $150 includes access to the online classroom, instruction, materials, and a certificate upon successful completion.
Contact: If you require additional information or clarification, please contact Erika McClain at firstname.lastname@example.org or 678.839.6611.
|Course Fee (Basic)||Registration Fee||$ 150.00|
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. Dr. La Fleur is a Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (CMHIMP).
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