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AHNA Selects Pacific College for Excellence in Holistic Nursing Education Award

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 …

Carla Mariano Inducted into Global Academy of Holistic Nursing

By Shanell LaBelle We are so proud to share that Dr. Carla Mariano, holistic nursing pioneer and co-founder of Pacific College’s holistic nursing programs, has received an invitation to the inaugural cohort of the Global Academy of Holistic Nursing (GAHN). The GAHN is “a community of holistic nurse scholars committed to advancing holistic, humanistic, and …

NurseJournal Interviews Caroline Ortiz, Pacific College Nursing Faculty

October 18, 2021 Caroline Ortiz, MSN, MPHRN, NC-BC, an associate professor in Pacific College’s Holistic Nursing Program, was recently interviewed by Gayle Morris, BSN, MSN, of NurseJournal.org. Ortiz, who has over 25 years of nursing experience, has developed and implemented numerous holistic health programs and participated in clinical research of complementary medicine and integrative health …

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 …

Medical Cannabis Certificate Alumni Highlight: April Hatch MSN, RN

Medical Cannabis Certificate Alumni Highlight: April Hatch MSN, RN During the Spring of 2020, I was looking to further my education in medical cannabis. I had several courses under my belt, spent time with Dr. Dustin Sulak in Maine, had experience working with cannabis patients, but was looking for a higher-education program that would allow …