SIMPLE Conference Day 3 Part 3

October 16, 2014 0 Comments

Tuesday afternoon’s break out session with Dr. Kreitzer focused on Integrative Nursing, which is a way of being, doing, and knowing that advances the health and wellbeing of people, families, and communities through caring and healing relationships. She shared the six principles of integrative nursing along with nursing care practices for each: 1) Human beings …

SIMPLE Conference Day 3 Part 2

October 16, 2014 0 Comments

Our Tuesday afternoon sessions included talks on the growth and future of integrative medicine education , the role of herbal medicine, and cultivating well-being in our lives, along with a break out session on integrative nursing, which of course is exactly where I needed to be. With topics like these, you can see why I …

SIMPLE Conference Day 3 Part 1

October 14, 2014 2 Comments

My alarm went off way too early this morning because I stayed up way to late last night typing. Tonight I am suffering from nerve damage to my index finger and thumb from gripping my pen insanely tight today as I frantically tried to take notes. One session was during lunch, and the salmon trumped …

2014 SIMPLE Conference Day 2

October 13, 2014 0 Comments

Day 2 of the SIMPLE Conference started at 5:30 AM. Last night was way too short, but there is no way I’m going to miss a single thing, so this body was out of bed, dressed, and sitting in a meditation circle at 6:30 AM. That meditation lady must have known I had some people …

2014 SIMPLE Conference Day 1

October 13, 2014 2 Comments

I am at the 2014 SIMPLE conference in Albuquerque, NM this week. SIMPLE stands for Symposium of Integrative Medicine Professionals in the Land of Enchantment. Let me tell you……these are my kind of people….and then some. I am surrounded by those who seek to identify evidence based practice among the complementary and integrative therapies and …