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 …

Medical Cannabis Highlight with Eloise Theisen

On November 3, all five states that had cannabis legislation on the ballot passed. Arizona, South Dakota, New Jersey, and Montana approved adult-use, and South Dakota and Mississippi passed medical cannabis use. We now have 35 states plus the District of Columbia with medical cannabis laws and 15 states plus the District of Columbia that …

After Pacific: New Alumni/Faculty Reflection by Quilvio Rodriguez

A story of how holistic nursing changed my life, By Quilvio Rodriguez PMHNP-BC, MSN, HNB-BC, BSN, RN  Welcome new and returning students to Pacific College of Health and Science’s (PCHS) Holistic Nursing program. I am delighted and honored to have been invited to teach after graduating from the RN-BSN program in 2018. In this submission, …

Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit by the ACEN

The Pacific College of Health and Science wishes to announce that it will host a virtual site visit for continuing accreditation of its RN-BSN nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to virtually meet with the site visit team at 4:30 pm ET on October 14th, 2020 to share your comments …