About Lourdes Lorenz-Miller
Lourdes Lorenz, DHA (c), MSN-IH, RN, AHN-BC, NEA-BC, is the current President-Elect for AHNA , previously the VP Healthy Living Leader for Mosaic Life Care Journey and an Advisory Board member for Park University’s Nursing Department. Lorenz-Miller will function as AHNA’s President-Elect through June 2017 before serving as president until June 2019. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and is a doctoral candidate in Health Care Administration at the University of Phoenix. She currently serves on the AHNCC Advisory Committee and is a member of the American Integrative Holistic Medicine Academy Board Membership Committee/Fundraising Committee.
Lorenz-Miller founded the International Integrative Health Institute (IIHI), a consulting service that helps bring hospital administrators, medical professionals, nurses, CAM practitioners and the community together to share information and solutions to patient needs. Prior to working at the IIHI, she created and implemented an Integrative Health department that provided holistic nursing inpatient and outpatient services at a large Level I Trauma hospital in Asheville. An RN of 32 years, she has extensive experience in critical care and healthcare administration. She is board certified as an Advanced Holistic Nurse, Advanced Nurse Executive and is a Healing Touch apprentice.
Lorenz-Miller is a national speaker promoting holistic nursing, Integrative Health and evidence-based]complementary modalities. She has provided presentations at the national meetings for the American Holistic Nurses Association, Oncology Nursing Society Congress, American Society of Clinical Hypnotherapy and at the Healing Touch Worldwide Program. In September 2011, she was appointed to represent the AHNA at the American Nurses Association
Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics and co-authored the position paper on The Value of Care Coordination. Lourdes Lorenz, DHA(c), MSN- IH, RN, AHN-BC, NEA-BC and President-Elect of AHNA
At its founding in 1981, the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) adopted as its primary mission the advancement of holistic healthcare by increasing awareness and promoting education as well as personal community-building among nurses, other healthcare professionals and the public. This non-profit professional membership organization is becoming the definitive voice for holistic nursing for registered nurses and other holistic healthcare professionals around the world. Holistic nursing focuses on integrating traditional, complementary and alternative treatment opportunities to improve the physical, mental, emotional and relational health of the whole person.
AHNA delivers valuable resources, improves educational tools, and offers superior networking opportunities to a vibrant and expanding universe of healthcare professionals. AHNA currently services almost 4,500 members through 143 local chapters/networks in the U.S. and abroad. Holistic nursing is recognized by the American Nurses Association as an official nursing specialty with both a defined scope and standards of practice.
The American Holistic Nurses Association’s Education Provider Committee is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission (ANCC) on Accreditation.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 10442.
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