Nurse Coaching Certification Program

Master the Art and Science of Health and Wellness Coaching.

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Rediscover your passion
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Heal your clients holistically
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Implement lifestyle medicine
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Experience wellness in your life

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Become Board Certified
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Cultivate community

Do You Want More Out of Nursing?

Whether you’re saving lives, welcoming a child into the world, or sitting with someone as they take their final breath.

Your work as a nurse is invaluable.

Yet why are so many nurses unfulfilled by their work and desperate for more?

Well, we spend all day charting or passing meds, stuck in a reactive, disease-focused model.

But becoming a Transformative Nurse Coach changes all of that.

No more quick fixes.

Instead, learn to help your patients heal in a lasting, holistic, sustainable way.

You’re In the Right Place.

If you’re tired of symptom management and quick fixes, and want to promote holistic wellness and lifestyle changes…

If you want to reconnect with your purpose as a nurse, and create your ideal nursing practice and life.

If you want more freedom, time, and energy while doing work you love…

Welcome.

We’re so glad you’re here. 

We’re Heather And Peter –

Founders of The Nurse Coach Collective.

Becoming a Nurse Coach has changed our lives in ways that we could never have imagined.

We work with clients we love, coaching them to achieve lasting results in their health and wellbeing.

Our mission is to provide the most extraordinary path for nurses to become world-class Nurse Coaches, through our Nurse Coach Certification Program.

Why?

So you can bring the fullness of your healing gifts to the world.

We’re Heather And Peter – 
Co-Founders of The Nurse Coach Collective. 

Becoming a Nurse Coach has changed our lives in ways that we could never have imagined.

We get to work with clients we love and help them achieve lasting results in their health and wellbeing.

Our mission is to provide the most accessible and extraordinary platform for nurses to become world-class Nurse Coaches.

Why? So you can bring the fullness of your healing gifts and talents into the world.

Discover Transformative Nurse Coaching

 

An immersive study into everything that traditional nursing forgot to teach you.

We bring you a world-class learning experience that’s evidence-informed and designed to streamline your path towards a successful Board Certification in Nurse Coaching.

You’ll be on the leading edge of the booming Health and Wellness Nurse Coach Revolution.

As nurses ourselves, we know you’re busy. That’s why we’ve designed this program to be highly effective and flexible.

Prerequisite:

Active RN License

Goal:

Become a Board Certified
Nurse Coach

Course Length:

7 Months

Course Format:

Virtual and Physical

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What is it?

The Transformative Nurse Coaching Certification Program is a 7-month online course with live support calls, a dedicated instructor, and a community of innovative nurses. Learn to become a Board Certified Nurse Coach.

Who is it for?

If you’re an RN who wants to holistically coach your patients to transform their lifestyle, while experiencing freedom and fulfillment in your own life – this is for you.

Where does it happen?

Learn online with Nurse Coach training videos, downloadable resources, live support calls, an online community, and a dedicated Nurse Coach as your Course Guide.

How does it work?

Go through the modules, watch the videos, and complete the supervised practicum. Ask your questions in the online community or on live support calls. Follow the process, become a world-class Nurse Coach. 

When does it start?

We have multiple start dates throughout the year, which you can find on this page. The course is paced, and released over 7 months. Lifetime access.

Why does it exist?

We created Transformative Nurse Coaching because most nurses want to help their patients beyond meds and quick fixes, but have no idea where to start. This is a grassroots campaign for systemic change. 

Program Content and Schedule

In just 7 months, this training will help you become a world-class Nurse Coach.

Phase 1: Paced Online Learning

You and your peers move through the course together.

All assignments due by the end of each week.

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Week 1: Introduction To Nurse Coaching

Get to know the learning platform, review the syllabus and schedule, and meet your amazing new community. 

Explore the fundamentals of Nurse Coaching, its history, where it is presently, and how it differs from counseling.

Here’s what we’ll cover:

  • General housekeeping and staying on track
  • Meet your Course Guide
  • Discussion forum guidelines
  • Introducing yourself to your peers
  • The four pillars of Transformative Nurse Coaching
  • Coaching Agreements
  • Nurse Coaching defined
  • Coaching vs counseling
  • The Board Certification and why it matters
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Growth Mindset
Week 2: Professional Nurse Coach Role and Pillars

These lessons explore what it means to be a professional Nurse Coach. We’ll also dive into the underlying philosophy that drives Transformative Nurse Coaching.

We’ll also have our first live video-conference so you can begin to truly develop your lifelong community of like-minded nurses.

Here’s what we cover:

  • Scope and competencies of the professional nurse coach
  • The four pillars of Transformative Nurse Coaching:
    1. Service
    2. Resilience
    3. Holistic Wellness
    4. Transformation
  • Mindfulness Practice
  • Cultivating Resilience
Week 3: The Nurse Coaching Process

Learn the Nurse Coaching process from beginning to end.

Starting with a high-level overview, we’ll then break down each element piece by piece until you have a firm understanding of the entire process in action.

Here’s what we cover:

  • The Nurse Coach process overview
  • The Coaching container
  • Beginning a session
  • Co-creating agreements
  • What happens during, at the end, and after the nurse coaching conversation
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Matching and mirroring
Week 4: Self-Development and Co-Creating Change

In this section, we discover the truth behind the statement, “You can’t take your clients any deeper than you’ve gone yourself.”

You’ll learn the importance of walking your talk as a Nurse Coach, and the impact that it has on your professional relationships.

Then we’ll take a hard look at the science of human change, and how you can best help your clients get to where they want to be.

Here’s what we cover:

  • Nurse Coach self-development
  • The epidemic of nursing burnout and how to rise above it
  • Co-creating change
  • Different types of motivation, and when to leverage them
  • Values identification
  • The Transtheoretical Model of Change
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • The power of forgiveness
Week 5: Goals, Action, Accountability

Explore how to help your clients set and progress towards the right goals, coaching them take massive action, and leveraging ways in which you can hold them accountable to their commitments.

Here’s what we cover:

  • Types of goals
  • Action over perfection
  • Accountability
  • Various types of accountability tools
  • Mindfulness practice
Week 6: Preparing For Your Practicum

This week’s lesson gives you everything you need to confidently begin your Nurse Coaching Practicum.

Here’s what we cover:

  • Requirements for a successful Practicum
  • How to create practice clients – where to find them and how to invite them into a Nurse Coaching relationship
  • How to connect with your Peer Partners
  • Live video conference #2 – covering all of the expectations for your Nurse Coaching supervision requirements

Phase 2: Self-Paced Learning and Supervised Practicum

Put your learning into action – start coaching your peers and practice clients! 

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Weeks 6-16: All Remaining Modules Accessible

You can complete the learning as fast or as slow as you like; it becomes self-paced. However, you will need to complete all online learning modules by the end of Week 16.

Here’s what we cover:

  • Lifestyle design
    • Whole food, plant-predominant nutrition
    • Exercise
    • Mindfulness
    • Social relationships
    • Sleep
    • Environment
  • Deepening the Nurse Coaching process
    • Presence and awareness
    • Powerful questions
    • Harnessing curiosity
    • Deep listening
    • Intuition
    • Using language to shape reality
    • Building capacity
    • Insight and the healing moment
    • The power of forgiveness
    • Gratitude
Week 6-End of Course: Nurse Coaching Supervised Practicum

Our favorite kind of learning – experiential

During these months, you’ll put all of your learning into action by practicing the art and science of Nurse Coaching.

You’ll work with peer coaches, mindfulness practice partners, and multiple practice clients on a pro-bono basis.

Here’s how it happens:

  • You’ll be paired with peers to practice in a safe learning environment.
  • By being on both sides of the Nurse Coaching relationship, you’ll get a handle on what works, what doesn’t, and how powerful this clinical specialty truly is.
  • You’ll work with 6 private clients in a one-on-one setting so you can gain a vast amount of experience by taking a client through the entirety of the Transformative Nurse Coaching Process.
  • We’ll meet by video conference about once per month to discuss case studies, review wins, dissect challenges, and practice Nurse Coaching in real-time.

Phase 3: Celebrate!

Gather with your Collective one last time, before we welcome you to the alumni community of Transformative Nurse Coaches.

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At the End of the Course: A Closing Celebration

At this point in the training, you’ll have completed all online coursework and supervised nurse coaching hours. To culminate your training, we’ll meet virtually and celebrate all of your hard work.

You’ll also be invited to join the ever-growing community of Transformative Nurse Coach Alumni who are doing amazing work out in the world.

You’ll have lifetime access to the course and community so you can continue to elevate your practice.

Finally, you’ll receive your documents of completion so you can sit for the board certifications of your choice.

Streamlined Process To Board Certification

Sit for the Board Certifications of Your Choice:

As long as you meet AHNCC’s prerequisites, upon course completion, you are eligible to sit for exams to become:

 

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Holistic Nurse – Board Certified

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Nurse Coach – Board Certified

AHNCC accepts these CE hours towards the CE requirement for either the Nurse Coach or Holistic Nurse Examination application requirement.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’sCommission on Accreditation. Approved through 08/08/2021. #1445

The Nurse Coach Collective, Inc. is a licensed CA Continuing Education Provider: CEP16964.

When Can I Start?

The only difference between the Collectives are their start dates.

 

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A Summary of Everything You Get

In the Transformative Nurse Coach Program

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120 CNEs

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Exclusive Community

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Course manual shipped to you

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Highly Experienced Faculty

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Dual Board Certification Eligibility

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7-Months Online Learning and Support

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For The Transformative Nurse Coach Program

Four Pillars of Transformative Nurse Coaching:

Service

Service means that you offer your curiosity, intuition, and relentless belief in order to support your clients fully. It also means prioritizing your own wellbeing, so that you can do your best work in supporting others towards their healing potential.

Resilience

Too often, the current medical system views our patients as weak, sick or needing to be fixed. Resilience emphasizes strength and learning and helps you to realize your ability to rise above any circumstance.

Holistic Wellness

Health and wellness is about so much more than just diet, exercise, medication management, and freedom from disease. It’s about family, friends, intimacy, money, spirituality, recreation, nature, fulfilling work and career, service, play, laughter, breathing, movement, food, water, sleep, and everything else.

Transformation

This is lasting change whereby you fundamentally transform how you are being in the world. By empowering your clients and helping them change from the inside-out, you will support them to achieve lasting health, wellness, happiness and fulfillment.
Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness

In our fast-paced world, helping your clients slow down is where powerful coaching begins.

 

Integrative and Holistic

Integrative and Holistic

Mind, body, spirit, emotions, environment. Specialize in this transformative modality.

 

Lifestyle Design

Lifestyle Medicine

Movement. Plant-predominant nutrition. Stress reduction. Quality sleep. Social Connection.

 

Coaching Psychology

Coaching Psychology

Couple this with your nursing background and watch the magic unfold within your clients’ lives.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Why is This the #1 Recommended Program?

Great question!

We focus on providing you with a world-class learning experience, so that you create extraordinary results in your life. 

We listen closely to our student’s feedback and are constantly improving and iterating to provide you with the absolute best learning journey possible. 

Simple, yet profound. 

What Kind of Professional Opportunities Are There For Nurse Coaches?

Nurse Coaching can be applied to any area of nursing that you choose.

Start your own business, implement Nurse coaching into your current position, or create a new one for yourself.

Nurse Coaches work in hospitals, clinics, and wellness centers. They partner with integrative and functional medicine docs, naturopaths, MDs, DOs, and NPs.

They work for insurance companies, corporate wellness, and even with kids and teachers. 

Your professional opportunities are limitless – this will help you design your ideal practice and reap the benefits for years to come.

What Does the Price Include?
  • 6 months of online learning, support, and supervision
  • 120 CNEs Total
    • 60 Hours of supervised coaching
    • 60 Hours of learning and practicing coaching methodologies
  • State-of-the-art remote learning, with exclusive access to all online modules, course work, and group video-conferences
  • Course manual shipped to your door
  • Lifetime access to course material and our exclusive community of Transformative Nurse Coaches.

Do You Have Payment Plans?

Yes! You can pay all-at-once or over a number of months.

If you choose an installment plan, this means that you make your first payment upon registration, and then all future payments will be automatic monthly withdrawals. There is a nominal additional processing fee for installment plans. 

Board Certification Requirements

This training provides you with 100% of the education and supervised practicum hours needed to sit for the board certification in either Nurse Coaching, Holistic Nursing, or both. 

But there are some additional prerequisites required by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation:

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Will My Hospital/Institution Pay For This Course?

Around 30% of our graduates have been either partially or fully reimbursed for this training by their employer.

While we can’t guarantee this, we encourage you to talk to your employer since many do have an “education allowance” for continuing education and certifications, offering as much as $2,000-$3,000 a year.

Speak with your manager and human resources department to find out if the Transformative Nurse Coach Program will qualify for this reimbursement.

What is the Difference Between Each Collective?

Each Collective of the Transformative Nurse Coach Certificate Program is virtually identical, with the exception of the start dates.

So, choose the date that works best for you and enjoy the ride!

How Many Nurses in Each Collective?

Each online Collective is comprised of about 30 nurses in total.

We’ve tested this extensively and have found this to be the magic number for maximum engagement and interactive learning.

And to take it one step further, after week 6, we divide your cohort in half one more time.

That way, you’ll meet with an intimate group of 15 incredible nurses every month to discuss case studies, receive expert mentorship from your co-instructor, and practice Nurse Coaching in a live environment.

Doesn’t get much more personalized than that! 

What is a Co-Instructor?
Each online course has a Co-Instructor who is responsible for offering you direct support and personalized feedback every step of the way.

These individuals are powerful Nurse Coaches who have learned directly from Heather and Peter in the past. They’ve demonstrated extraordinary prowess in the field of Nurse Coaching, which is why they were hand-selected for this position.

They’ve received additional training beyond what we provide in this course so that they can go above and beyond for you.

Your co-instructor will be an invaluable resource for you.

Can I sign up with a friend?

Yes, yes, yes!

In fact, we encourage you to sign up with friends and colleagues, because the growth you’ll experience together will be magnified.  

If you are considering signing up for a program, ask yourself:

“Which nurses do I know who might really love to go through this experience with me?”

Technical Requirements

To take any course by The Nurse Coach Collective, you must have access to:

  • Working internet capable of streaming audio, video, downloading documents, and engaging with peers.
  • A working computer, tablet, or smartphone capable of internet connectivity.
  • You must be able to type out long and thoughtful responses on whichever device you choose to use.
  • A basic understanding of how to navigate the internet, answer and respond to email, and use basic video conferencing software.
  • Have access to a webcam or telephone device.

If you can use Youtube and/or Facebook, you can use this course. We’ve had nurses of every demographic thrive within the learning platform! 

I have never taken an online course before... Will I be able to figure it out?

Yes!

We’ve made sure to keep you in mind during every stage of development. If you managed to navigate to this webpage, then you’ll be able to navigate the online course.

We also have an incredible tech support team to help you with any challenges that may arise. They are available 24/7.

Refund and Withdrawal Policy

We go to great lengths to ensure that you are a good fit for the program. In fact, we personally speak with each and every nurse who is interested! 

So, we encourage you to reflect and ensure that this is the right decision for you.

But, we know life happens. You have 72 hours from signup for a 100% refund, no questions asked. After that, see our terms of service and refund policy. 

One Last Thing…

Every single Collective has completely sold out, and our learners’ experiences have been nothing short of transformative.

So if there is any part of you that feels drawn towards becoming a Transformative Nurse Coach, don’t hesitate.

At The Nurse Coach Collective, we believe that this learning opportunity should be accessible to all nurses.

That’s why we pride ourselves in being one of the most accessible and extraordinary Nurse Coach programs.

There are no hidden costs – everything you need to succeed is included in your tuition.

But, enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis.

So claim your opportunity to elevate your nursing practice and create a life of freedom and wellness, on your terms.

Love.
Heather and Peter

Co-Founders of The Nurse Coach Collective

Don’t Miss Your Chance! 

Become a Transformative Nurse Coach.