The goal of this program is to familiarize nurses with the use, adverse effects, precautions, a sampling of research, and relevant organizations related to commonly used complementary, alternative, and integrative healthcare modalities. After you study this information, you will be able to —
- Describe the use of 20 or more complementary healthcare practices.
- List the adverse effects and precautions for 20 or more complementary healthcare practices.
- Identify research studies that support the use of complementary therapies.
- Identify organizations and certifying bodies for complementary modalities.