Project Summarization

submit a completed final project, in the form of a scholarly paper,

  • Discuss the principles of holistic care and the four principles of the holistic caring process
  • Discuss the differences in patient needs when developing a holistic plan of care
  • Discuss the similarities and differences between complementary and alternative medicine and western medicine
  • Describe the role of nutrition, exercise, humor and music therapy in complementary and alternative medicine
  • Discuss three main barriers to changing our current healthcare system to a more integrative system of care
  • Create a short summary of the case file (age, sex, diagnosis)
  • Complete a comprehensive, review of needs or problems discovered, and provide rationales and interventions to address the needs
  • Discuss implementation and evaluation of complementary and alternative modalities within the plan of care
  • Write a short summary in 2–3 paragraphs about the highlights of what this course added to your professional practice and the way you will practice nursing in the future