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Journal of Nursing Administration:
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0b013e31827f2229

Development of a Hospital-Based Integrative Healthcare Program

Knutson, Lori BSN, RN, HN-BC; Johnson, Pamela Jo MPH, PhD; Sidebottom, Abbey MPH; Fyfe-Johnson, Amber ND

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Public demand for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies, often referred to as integrative health (IH), continues to grow. Health systems are now pursing the integration of these therapies with conventional medical care. This article describes the development and evolution of 1 nursing-led model for the integration of CAM services in an inpatient setting and to provide lessons learned for nursing administrators or others interested in developing hospital-based IH programs.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.



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