Guided Imagery, Certificate | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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In this Guided Imagery course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota, you will learn how you can use imagery and imagery interventions to help with symptom management and healing, as well as to enhance overall health and wellbeing.

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You will experience a variety of imagery interventions and evaluate how they might be helpful in providing relief or enhancing quality of life. By the end of the course, you will know how to assess if guided imagery is appropriate in specific situations or with specific patients. You will be able to find and evaluate guided imagery scripts and recordings you might use. Most importantly, you will learn how to write and record effective guided imagery scripts of your own for specific needs at work or in your personal life.

Continuing Education Credit

This Guided Imagery course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota has been designed to meet Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 14.5 contact hours and may be eligible for CE credit from other professional boards that allow self-documenting of continuing education activities. It is your responsibility to check with your regulatory board to confirm this course meets your local requirements and, if necessary, to provide them with the certificate of completion you get if you pay for and fulfill all the requirements of this course.

This course is part of multiple programsThis course can be applied to multiple Specializations or Professional Certificates programs. Completing this course will count towards your learning in any of the following programs:

  • Integrative Health and Medicine Specialization
  • Integrative Nursing Specialization

What You Will Learn

  • Evaluate the role of guided imagery in health and healthcare and how you may use it professionally and personally.
  • Assess if guided imagery is appropriate for a client or patient.
  • Identify and evaluate resources, including apps and commercial products that might be helpful in specific situations or for specific conditions.
  • Create your own imagery intervention for a specific patient or group of patients

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What Is Guided Imagery and Its Role in Health and Healthcare?
  • How Does Guided Imagery Work?
  • Using Guided Imagery Apps or Products
  • Creating Your Own Imagery Intervention
  • Delivering Effective Imagery Interventions
  • Evaluating Your Intervention and Other Ways to Use Imagery

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No required background or experience--anyone can do this course.

Tuition Fee

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Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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