1. Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Integrative Nurse Coach™ Certificate Program

What is the difference between Holistic Nurse Board Certification and Nurse Coach Board Certification?

Both Holistic Nursing and Nurse Coaching’s philosophy of practice is to care for the person as a integrated, holistic human being, inseparable and integral with the environment. Holistic Nursing provides the holistic philosophy of practice whereas, Integrative Nurse Coaching provides an operational framework. 

Basically, Nurse Coaching is the functional role for Holistic Nursing.

Nurse coaching provides a skilled, purposeful, results-oriented, and structured relationship-based communication method that incorporates the holistic philosophy for practice.

Both Holistic Nursing and Integrative Nurse Coaching are universal in nature and may be practiced with any population in any clinical setting, community, private practice, hospital, educational institution, or research foundation.