The International Nurse Coach Association | Integrative Nurse Coach Academy (INCA) is now an accredited provider of nursing continuing professional development through the ANCC.
INCA was created with the vision of educating, preparing and supporting Nurse Coaches to assist individuals, groups and communities in realizing their greatest health goals by creating change in lifestyle behaviors for health promotion and disease management. The Integrative Nurse Coach views people as integrated whole beings, honoring and emphasizing each person’s unique history, culture, beliefs, and story as influenced by internal and external environments. Nurse Coaches use holistic principles and integrative modalities while respecting all beliefs and cultural practices that are an essential component of healing, health, and well-being.
The Integrative Nurse Coach Certificate Program (INCCP) has graduated over 1,450 integrative nurse coaches across 16 countries. This six-month, 96 contact hour program online provides all the content and clinical coaching hours required to sit for Nurse Coach (NC-BC) and Holistic Nurse (HN-BC) board certification through the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation (AHNCC).
INCA is recognized for the evolution of Nurse Coaching by authoring the most recognized:
Textbook: Nurse Coaching: Integrative Approaches for Health and Wellbeing, the American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year in three categories, Community-Public Health Nursing, Nursing Management and Leadership, and Nursing Education/Continuing Education.
Theory: The Theory of Integrative Nurse Coaching (TINC) is an organizing framework mid-range theory that guides the practice, education, research, and healthcare policy.
Assessment Tool: The Integrative Health & Wellness Assessment is a self-assessment to create awareness of 8 vital components of self that are interwoven and constantly interacting.
The Integrative Nurse Coach Academy also offers programs that will expand your coaching toolkit, including:
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