Awards Honors Pacific College of Health and Science’s Dedication to Furthering Holistic Nursing Practices
July 14, 2022
Pacific College of Health and Science announced today it has earned the Excellence in Holistic Nursing Education Award from the American Holistic Nursing Association (AHNA). As a specialty nursing association serving more than 5,500 nurses and holistic healthcare professionals both nationally and internationally, AHNA’s mission is to illuminate holism in nursing practice, community, advocacy, research, and education. The organization’s vision is that every nurse is a holistic nurse, and Pacific College of Health and Science’s leadership in holistic nursing education is making that vision a reality.
“Since our founding in 1986, Pacific College of Health and Science has been dedicated to top-tier, cutting-edge holistic nursing education,” said Malcolm Youngren, President and CEO of Pacific College of Health and Science. “This award is proof that we are reaching a whole new generation of nurses with healing integrative modalities. It is an honor to be recognized by the AHNA for this prestigious award.”
Applications for the Excellence in Holistic Nursing Education Award were reviewed by the Holistic Nurse of the Year Awards Committee, and the choices were finalized by the AHNA Board of Directors. Pacific College of Health and Science was officially recognized for this award at the AHNA Conference Awards Banquet on Friday, June 10th.
“Thank you for your dedication to your institution and to furthering holistic nursing practices,” said Terri Roberts, Executive Director of AHNA. “Congratulations on your award.”
Pacific College of Health and Science’s is teaching students to use evidence-based scientific and holistic knowledge as a foundation in healthcare. This innovative curriculum helps students deepen their understanding of cutting edge healing modalities giving them the ability to thrive in existing or emerging traditional, integrative and holistic healthcare settings. Through this unique positioning, Pacific College of Health and Science assists future healthcare professionals in leading the holistic healthcare movement.
Students wishing to enroll or learn more about Pacific College of Health and Science’s nursing program, including prerequisites, admissions requirements, schedule, course descriptions, tuition & fees, and financial aid information, can visit the department page.
About Pacific College of Health and Science:
Pacific College of Health and Science was founded in 1986 in San Diego to offer licensure-qualifying programs in Chinese medicine and massage therapy. The college subsequently established branches in New York and Chicago. It holds regional accreditation with the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), as well as Chinese medicine and nursing programmatic accreditation. Over the years, it has expanded its programs to include three advanced programs in Holistic Nursing, a certificate in Medical Cannabis, a Master of Science in Health and Human Performance and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education and Promotion. Pacific College is home to a faculty of over 200 professors at the forefront of curriculum development. The college offers on-site education to 1,500 students and online training to another 800. More than 5,500 students have earned degrees at the college, with hundreds more earning certificates.
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