CT Associations, Links & Resources

Resources

The Art and Science of Holistic Nursing
Selected books, articles, websites and movies related to CT 

Prepared by: RNAO Complementary Therapies Nurses Interest Group (CTNIG)

Note: The RNAO CTNIG takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the following resources. It is the responsibility of every nurse to evaluate the appropriateness of any content, with due consideration to new developments and research. *Updated November 2005.

Please send any additional recommended resources to : Chair at chair@rnao-ctnig.org

Links

Advances in Mind-Body Medicinehttp://www.advancesjournal.com 

Allied & Complementary Medicine Database (AMED)http://www.bl.uk/collections/health/amed.html 

Alternative Health Dictionaryhttp://www.canoe.ca/AltmedDictionary/home.html 

Alternative Journal of Nursinghttp://www.altjn.com   

Alternative Medicine Homepage – 

Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicinehttp://www.alternative-therapies.com/at/login/index.jsp 

American Association of Integrative Medicine http://www.aaimedicine.com/main.php 

American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA)http://www.ahna.org/home/home.html 

American Holistic Medical Association- http://www.holisticmedicine.org   

The BirchTree Center- http://www.birchtreecenter.com  

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine- http://www.ccnm.edu 

Canadian Complementary Medical Associationhttp://www.ccmadoctors.ca/ 


Canadian Holistic Nurses Association (CHNA)http://www.chna.ca    

Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research (IN-CAM)http://www.incamresearch.ca 

Canadian Nurses Associationhttp://www.can-nurses.ca/default.htm

College of Nurses of Ontario- http://www.cno.org

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice (formerly Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery) http://www.elsevier-international.com/journals/ctnm/   


Dr Andrew Weil-- http://www.drweil.com/

Dr Mel Borins -- www.melborins.com 



Friends of Alternative and Complementary Therapies Society (FACTS)http://www.thefacts.org/ 

Foundation for Shamanic Studieshttp://www.shamanism.org 

Healing Touch Canada www.healingtouchcanada.net/ or phone (705) 652-0506

Healing Touch Internationalhttp://www.healingtouch.net 

Holistic Health Research Foundation of Canadahttp://www.holistichealthresearch.ca 

Holistic Nursing Institute-- http://www.holisticnursinginstitute.org 

Holistic Kids: Pediatric Integrative Medicine Education Project - http://www.holistickids.org

Homeopathic College of Canadainfo@homeopathy.edu or call 416-481-8816

Integrative Health Institute – Health Canadahttp://www.integrativehealth.ca 

Integrative Medicine: A Clinicians Journalhttp://www.imjournal.com 

Institute of Noetic Scienceshttp://www.noetic.org 

International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy http://www.i-act.org 

International Association for Human Caringhttp://www.humancaring.org 

International society for the Study of Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine www.issseem.org 

Journal of Holistic Nursing -- http://www.jhn.sagepub.com/     


National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicinehttp://www.nccam.nih.gov/ 


Nurse Healers- Professional Associates Internationalhttp://www.therapeutic-touch.org 

Ontario Herbalists Associationhttp://www.herbalists.on.ca/ 

Ontario Society of Physicians for Complementary Medicinehttp://www.camline.org 

PedCAM Networkhttp://www.pedcam.ca 

Reflexology Association of Canadahttp://www.reflexologycanada.ca 

Research Council for Complementary Medicine - http://www.rccm.org.uk/ 

Sigma Theta Tau - http://www.nursingsociety.ca 


Spirituality in Healthcare Network - http://www.spiritualityinhealthcare.net 

Therapeutic Touch Network of Ontario (TTNO) - http://therapeutictouchontario.org   

Transcendental Meditation Program - http://www.tm.org/

Educational Programs

This listing of educational programs available in the GTA and beyond is meant as a resource only and we, the CTNIG, do not endorse any particular institution or organization.

The following information can be used to locate specific instructors in a given area or region, as well as for more training details.
ACUPUNCTURE

The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences
Leaders in acupuncture education 
Contact: Noel Wright
Phone: 416-596-3177
Website: www.michener.ca


AROMATHERAPY

CFA Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists
Website: www.cfacanada.com/instructors.php

Centennial College
Contact: Maggie Mann Program Supervisor
Phone: 416-289-5000 ext:4652

HEALING TOUCH 
HEALING TOUCH CANADA INC
Phone: 705-652-0506
Email: htcanada@healingtouchcanada.net


HOLISTIC HEALTH PRACTITIONER

Centennial College
Phone: 416-289-5000 ext: 4652

Seneca College
Phone: 416-491-5050 ext: 4113


IRIDOLOGY

The Canadian Institute of Iridology
Offers Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Iridology
Phone: 416-231-6298
Website: www.cwinds.com/iridology/index


MASSAGE THERAPY

Sutherland-Chan School
Offers diploma program in massage therapy
Phone: 416-924-1107 ext: 23
Website: www.sutherland-chan.com


NUTRITION

CSNN Canadian School of Nutrition
Offering diploma in Natural Nutrition and professional designation for 
Registered Holistic Nutritionist (R.H.N.) and Registered Nutritional Consultant (R.N.C.)
Phone: 416-482-3772
Website: www.csnn.ca
NATUROPATHY

CCNM Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a 4 year Naturopathic professional program
Many shorter related courses
Considering the development of a 2 year Naturopathic program for nurses
Contact: Melissa Clements
Phone: 416-498-1255
Website: www.ccnm.edu

REFLEXOLOGY

RAC Reflexology Association of Canada
Website: www.reflexologycanada.ca


REIKI

Canadian Reiki Association
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-835-7525
Fax 416-946-1477
Email: reiki@reiki.ca
Website: www.reiki.ca


SHAMANIC STUDIES AND TRADITIONAL HEALING

The Foundation for Shamanic Studies
Phone: 415-380-8282
Website: www.shamanicstudies.org


SHIATSU

Shiatsu School of Canada
Offers Shiatsu Diploma Program.
Phone: 416-323-1818
Website: www.shiatsucanada.com


SPECIALIZATION PROGRAM IN HOLISTIC NURSING

CHNA Canadian Holistic Nurses Association
Contact: Sherry McDonald
Phone: 306-384-5593
Website: www.chna.ca 
Email: info@chna.ca


THERAPEUTIC TOUCH

TTNO Therapeutic Touch Network (Ontario)
Phone: 416-65-TOUCH
Website: www.therapeutictouchontario.org

Movies

Fierce Grace
Patch Adams
The Laughing Club
Waking Life
What the Bleep Do We Know?
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