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ALLEGRA Learning Solutions has added a new accreditation to its growing achievements. The National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) (Provider #813) approved ALLEGRA as a provider of continuing education (CE) courses for addiction specialists. ALLEGRA’s courses and certificate programs were rigorously reviewed and awarded the accreditation because of their high quality content and support of professional excellence.

For addiction specialists and other health care providers, this accreditation means access to a large catalog of continuing education courses. It also means a reliable, easy, online solution to their continuing education needs. … Read more »

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SAN DIEGO (April 7, 2011) – The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) approved ALLEGRA Learning Solutions as a provider of continuing education (CE) courses for massage therapists in March 2011. The NCBTMB rigorously reviewed ALLEGRA’s courses and certificate programs and awarded the accreditation because of their high-quality content and support of professional excellence.

For massage therapists and other health care providers, this accreditation means access to ALLEGRA’s extensive catalog of continuing education courses.… Read more »

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You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it, you must make a might effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.

—Elizabeth Gilbert

Each of us wants to be happy and healthy. By focusing on becoming happier, research suggests that we will not only feel better, but also have more energy, improved immune function, increased creativity, improved relationships, and increased productivity.… Read more »

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Caroline Young and Cyndie Koopsen were invited to speak at the Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA) 67th Biennial convention, held at the Fiesta Inn Resort and Conference Center in Tempe, Arizona on September 11-12, 2009.  Their presentation, entitled “Inner Peace, Outer Purpose: Personal Presence in Times of Chaos” addressed the concerns of nurses who work in the challenging, ever-changing health care environment.

Attended by hundreds of nurses from throughout the state, Caroline’s and Cyndie’s presentation focused on identifying elements of body-mind-spirit and self-care interventions useful in achieving inner peace.… Read more »

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 The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) has endorsed ALLEGRA Learning’sCertificate in Spirituality, Health, and Healing for a second time!

Certificate programs are only endorsed by AHNA after a rigorous peer-review process and approval of the AHNA Leadership Council. These endorsements attest to the high quality of these two programs by this national organization dedicated to the global support and growth of holistic nursing.

Spirituality, religion, and culture play an important role in health and healing. Health care systems and health care professionals must recognize and understand a variety of spiritual and religious values, beliefs, and practices and their impact on health and healing.… Read more »

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The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) has endorsed ALLEGRA Learning’s Certificate in Holistic and Integrative Health!  This is ALLEGRA Learning’s second certificate endorsed by the prestigious organization!

Certificate programs are only endorsed by AHNA after a rigorous peer-review process and approval of the AHNA Leadership Council. These endorsements attest to the high quality of this program by this national organization dedicated to the global support and growth of holistic nursing.

The concepts of alternative, holistic, and integrative medicine have their roots in various healing traditions that have been around for thousands of years.… Read more »

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Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HNB-BC, Co-CEO of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC and Patricia Potter, Vice Chancellor for System Operations at National University are interviewed on nationally syndicated Dr. Pat Show about their collaboration to create National University’s new online Graduate Certificate Program in Integrative Health and Wellness.

Cyndie has an extensive clinical and administrative health care background that includes nursing executive leadership, education, and curriculum design and development. She has co-authored two integrative health care texts with Caroline Young and they both have created an organization that provides nationally accredited continuing education courses, certificate programs, workshops, and presentations for health care providers and others interested in expanding their knowledge and skills, particularly in the area of integrative health.… Read more »