Healing the Healer

Nurses give of themselves daily in large quantities. Yet, as experience has shown us they are the least likely to take care of themselves. To be in a position to care for others in a loving, healing way the provider must first look to their own needs. In this online continuing education course, author Jill O'Hara will share all that she has learned about self-care, wellness and creating a life of balance. Learn simple and effective tools that you can use daily to improve your well-being. Explore what holds you back from caring for yourself first.

​This course is sure to enlighten you and provide you with time proven techniques to bring yourself back into balance, harmony and allow you to care for others in a meaningful way that does not wear you down.

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Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify common traits of a healer.
  2. Describe the differences in affective verses cognitive empathy. 
  3. Identify the components of holistic care. 
  4. Identify the steps needed for self care.
  5. Describe areas where personal self care needs attention. 
  6. Answer the three questions that begin the self discovery process. 
  7. Complete a simple visualization session. 
  8. Complete a simple meditation session. 
  9. Explain the properties of essential oils. 
  10. Explain two uses of lemon, lavender, and peppermint essential oils.


Chapter 1: Introduction 

Chapter 2: Traits of a Healer

  • Givers
  • Compassion
  • Sensitivity
  • Compassion
Chapter 3: Weaknesses

Chapter 4: Emotions and Thoughts

Chapter 5: Self Care
  • Self Acceptance
  • Visualization
  • Meditation
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Laughter as Therapy
Chapter 6: Summary
  • California Bill 241
  • Implicit Bias in Healthcare
  • What is Implicit Bias?
  • Implications of Implicit Bias in Healthcare
  • How to Reduce Implicit Bias

Price: $18.00

Contact Hours: 1.5

Course Author

Jill O'Hara

Jill O’Hara, RN, CHHP, RMT, is a Registered Nurse by profession, with 30+ years of experience. She has experienced both the strengths and weaknesses of Western Medicine. She is a Reiki Master Teacher (RMT), as well as a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, with areas of focus including Energy Healing, Life Coaching and the Essential Oil Therapies. Over the past 13 years Jill has worked in the WNY community as a Holistic Health Consultant serving all age groups. 

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Course Accreditation

Additional Accreditations:

Provider approved by the Florida Council of Licensed Midwifery, CE Broker Provider #: 50-13256.

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