Mindfulness in Integrative Healthcare, Certificate | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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By the end of this Mindfulness in Integrative Healthcare course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota, you will be able to assess when mindfulness may be helpful for your patients or clients, educate them about its potential benefits, and refer them to mindfulness programs and resources.

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To begin, you will explore what mindfulness is (and is not) through presentations and direct experience. You will also learn about the research supporting the benefits (and risks) of mindfulness for various conditions, as well as how to identify contraindications. Finally, you will learn about the benefits of this practice for you as a busy healthcare provider.

Continuing Education Credit

This Mindfulness in Integrative Healthcare course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Minnesota has been designed to meet Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 10 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 Nursing Specialization
  • Integrative Health and Medicine Specialization

What You Will Learn

  • Discuss the benefits of mindfulness as supported by research evidence, including potential impact on pain management, sleep issues, and anxiety.
  • List contraindications, discuss how you would identify when they are present, and identify possible modifications to your recommendations.
  • Identify programs and resources—both local in-person and online where you might refer patients.
  • Discuss the benefits of mindfulness for you professionally, including reduced stress, enhanced focus, and emotional regulation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What Is Mindfulness?
  • Assess if Mindfulness Would Be Beneficial
  • Getting Started
  • Peer Review Project
  • Evaluate Use for Your Patients and Yourself

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months

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 background needed for 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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