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CAM Education Program for Nursing

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Rush University Medical Center
College of Nursing
600 S. Paulina St., Suite 1081 AR
Chicago, IL 60612-3864
United States

Nurses serve as healthcare providers for diverse patient populations. Although they have traditionally approached patient care from a holistic perspective, their training has not addressed CAM practices. The Rush University Medical Center CAM Education Program for Nursing seeks to change this, incorporating CAM information into its educational and research endeavors. Rush faculty are integrating CAM content into both undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula, and are developing an online CAM continuing education program for faculty and practicing nurses, with potential for improving patient care across settings. A cadre of investigators is developing CAM research programs. Through the CAM Education Program for Nursing, Rush is at the forefront of a movement in nursing to incorporate CAM information into education, practice, and research.

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