My goal is to facilitate the paradigm shift in healthcare from a find and it and fix mentality to optimal wellness strategies. Integrative Healthcare is my life’s work.
— Lourdes Lorenz


Lourdes Lorenz is available for speaking engagements. To invite Lourdes Lorenz to speak to your group, please fill out the contact form here.


Lorenz, L., Adams-Gerdts, W., Devoe, T., Layte, K., Nies, M., Pruett, J., Stredney, D., Walker, S., & Wheeler, S. (2013).  Healing touch integrative Care program: Integrating healing touch on the clinical setting. San Antonio, TX: Healing Touch Program.

Lorenz, L. (2013).  Integrative health care at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC. AHNA: Beginnings, 33(4), 12-13. (available on Medscape and EBSCO)

Lorenz, L., Camicia, M., Chamberlain, B., Finnie, R., Nalle, M., Lindeke, L, Hain, D., Haney, K., Campbell Heider, N., Pecenka-Johnson, K., Jones, T., Parker-Guyton, ZN., Brydes, G., Brigss, W.,& Cisco, M. (2012).  The value of nursing care coordination: A white paper of the American nurses association.  American Nurses Association, 1-24.  Retrieved from

Lorenz, L., Underwood, J., Jordan, M., Monk, L., Printz, M., Starling-Edwards, S. and Roettig, M. (2009). The role of the emergency nurse in improving care of the patient with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Perspectives if the RACE nurse leadership. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 35(4), 330-335.  doi: 10.1016/j.jen.2008.07.011

National and Regional Speaking Engagements:


2014    American Holistic Nurses Association’s 35th  National Conference .Holistic Nurse Prep Course.. (post-conference workshop). (June 2014)

2014.  Holistic Nursing Modalities: Merging Research into Everyday Clinical Practice. 39th Oncology Nursing Society Congress, May 1-4, Anaheim, CA (Poster Presentation)

2014.  North Carolina Board of Nursing. Speaking at the NCBON Education Summit in Chapel Hill, Self-Care. (April 7th, 2014)

2013.  UNC Medical Schoo1. UNC course on "Principles and Practices of CAM", Title: The Future of Integrative Health Care -- How to Get There(December 2nd, 2013).

2013. Concord Holistic Nursing Conference. Cultivating the Healer Within. Path to Compassion:  Walking the Labryrinth of Your Mind (November 18th, 2013).

2013.  North Carolina Nurses Association Nurse Practitioner Annual State-wide Conference. Developing Stress Resilience (March 27th, 2013).

2013.  National meeting for American Society of Clinical Hypnotherapy, Successful Approach for Incorporating Integrative Health Modalities in an Inpatient Setting (March 18, 2013)

2012.  American Holistic Nurses Association National Conference . Integrating Integrative Health in the Inpatient Setting (pre-conference workshop). (June, 2012)

2012.  5th Annual Partnering Western Medicine and Integrative Healthcare Southeastern Regional Conference- Multidisciplinary, Thriving in an Era of ACOs and PCMHs.

2010   American Holistic Nurses Association National Conference . Stepping Stones to an Integrative Health Care Program. (pre-conference workshop). (June 2010)

2010.  Healing Touch Program Worldwide National Conference, Integrating Healing Tough in an Inpatient Setting. (August, 2010).