Pacific College of Health and Science Announces Master of Science in Holistic Nursing Education, the First of its Kind Available in the United States

SAN DIEGO, CA, May 10, 2021 — Pacific College of Health and Science today announced its new Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program, the first graduate degree in the United States specializing in holistic nursing, with tracks in nurse-coach and nurse educator, including a medical cannabis specialization option. The 40-credit program features a …

Dr. Mariano Recognized by Global Academy of Holistic Nursing

Dr. Carla Mariano, who developed the AHNCC endorsed RN-BSN program here at Pacific College of Health and Science, has been invited to join The Global Academy of Holistic Nursing as an Honorary Holistic Nursing Scholar based on her leadership, advocacy, achievements, and contributions to Holistic Nursing the advancement of the specialty. The founding of the Academy …

Exciting News!

Professor Dr. Kristen Lombard, chair of the new MSN program, just received her AHNCC Board Certification as an Advanced Holistic Nurse (AHN-BC)! This is her second board certification. In addition to her experience as a holistic nurse, her preparation for the 150 question exam was to attend the PCHS Zoom session with Dr. Margaret Erickson …

The Cannabis Industry Needs Nurses

By Eloise Theisen, AGPCNP-BC, CEO of Radicle Health and Executive Board Member of Leaf411 Republished with permission from Radicle Health  The cannabis industry (and particularly the hemp space) has been gaining momentum. Last year was a monumental year for cannabis legislation. With 36 states and the District of Columbia allowing some form of medical cannabis, 15 states …

Charlene Arias, Helping Others Find Their Voices with the Holistic Nursing Certificate

Charlene Arias RN, BSN: “Since the start of this certificate course, I have noticed a change in both my professional and personal life. I have had the opportunity to learn about myself and work on my personal growth as well as my relationships with people and everything around me. I am less guarded and have …

Prepared for a Bright Future with the Medical Cannabis Certificate: Mike Harvey

Mike Harvey RN, BSN: “As a new cannabis nurse as of July 2019, I have found it difficult to find medical cannabis education that is both academically current and that would also prepare me for the bright future of the medical cannabis field. Having attended many one and two-day continuing education classes, I continued to …

Sheri Peabody’s New Empirical Knowledge from the Medical Cannabis Certificate

Sheri A. Peabody, MSN, MA, APRN, ANP-BC: “I am so thankful and grateful for educators like Eloise Theisen and Dr. Carey Clark for creating this Medical Cannabis Certificate program. I had just completed Dr. Dustin Sulak’s Healer Medical Cannabis Wellness Advisor Training and felt that I wanted to gain more empirical knowledge about medicinal cannabis …

Pacific College Launches Online Master’s of Science in Holistic Nursing!

Starting this Fall of 2021, our nursing department is launching a 40-credit Master of Science in Nursing (Holistic Nursing) program with tentative specialty tracks for nursing education, professional development specialist, and nurse coach. Graduates of this innovative, 100% online program will be prepared to become leaders in nursing education and nurse coaching, with career opportunities …