Healing Touch Provides Complementary Medicine for Integrative Care Centers – Healthcare
All Healing Touch Practitioners take extensive coursework, that includes 114+ hours of standardized curriculum with Healing Touch Certified Instructors, to be prepared to work in healthcare facilities. Healing Touch has been providing quality continuing education for nurses since 1989. The standardized curriculum is based on an in-depth understanding and practice of energetic techniques that complement medical care.
The Healing Touch Program consists of high quality, ethical, professional training:
- Level 1 – Foundational Discovery provides an understanding of the human energy system and the energetic connection between mind, body, emotions and spirit. Students learn 12 simple, highly effective hands-on energetic techniques to promote healing, health and wellbeing.
- Level – Clinical Applications develops therapeutic skills to energetically interview and assess clients, create sacred space and combine techniques to provide a one-hour healing session. Additional methods for deeper healing and self-care are taught.
- Level 3 – Intuitional Development nurtures the ability to access and apply energetic intuition, an innate skill within, and follow guidance. This deepens healing skills and techniques with additional sequences that address more complex health issues and promote lasting healing.
- Level 4 – Professional Practice offers aspiring Professional Healers valuable insights into important aspects of professional practice. They explore case management, session documentation and practice development. They learn are provided a mentorship program that supports home study and program completion.
- Level 5 – Case Management prepares students for the clinical practice of Healing Touch as a Professional Healer. Advanced review and evaluation of case management is provided, as well as preparation for board certification.
- Practitioner Certification is the process to achieve the widely recognized and highly respected Healing Touch Certified Practitioner (HTCP) credential. The process includes preparing and submitting a certification packet and taking the board-certified Healing Touch Proficiency Exam.
Healing Touch Program is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
Energy medicine is an emerging and swiftly accelerating form of complementary medicine. Data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey tell us that over 3.7 million adults in the United States surveyed have seen a practitioner for energy healing therapy (over 1.6 million in the past year). Insurance covered the visit for 8% of the adults surveyed (Jain 2015 Clinical Studies of Biofeld Therapies article).
Integrative Care Centers
Integrative Care Centers understand that a holistic approach to health and healing can lead to better outcomes. Healing Touch Madison is currently working within the following, forward thinking, healthcare centers:
- UW Integrative Medicine
- UW Hospital
- Monroe Hospice
We are so very grateful to practice the sacred art of healing within these communities. We know that there is more that we can do together.
Healthcare Partner Opportunities
As an organization we would love to get the radiance of Healing Touch into more healthcare facilities around the greater Madison area. Here’s just a few of the ones we’d love to work with:
- Wildwood Clinic
- Attic Angels
- Bellville Senior Center
- Agrace Hospice
- American Family Children’s Hospital
- UW Research Park Clinic
- Gilda’s Club
Why Bring Healing Touch To Your Healthcare Organization
Research studies looking at how Healing Touch could positively impact our health care system in the following areas are a priority: the results of a few studies so far look promising.
- The opioid epidemic and the mandate to hospitals from the Joint Commission to provide at least one nonpharmacologic intervention to manage pain.
- Increasing resilience in healthcare workers
- Increasing patient satisfaction
- Decreasing length of hospital stays