Alternative and Complementary Medicine
The goal of this course is to familiarize the participant with complimentary therapies used in the inpatient setting today.

Course Publication Date: April 29, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Denise L. Gray RN, MAS, BSN, CCM
Course No:ACM042219
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Oncologic Medicine
Professional Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health

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Learning Objectives
  • Define alternative, complementary and traditional therapies.
  • Discuss the history of Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM).
  • Compare the benefits and drawbacks of CAM.
  • List medical specialties that are using CAM in the inpatient setting.
  • Discuss nursing considerations for patients using CAM.
  • Describe how alternative therapies can be combined with traditional medicine.


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