Course overview

Board Review:
Exploring Subtle Energy Systems

In this course, an interprofessional panel of clinicians teach the basics of subtle energy techniques and how to incorporate these approaches into practice models.

Nita Gage, DSPS, MA

Rauni Prittinen King, RN, HNB-BC, CHTP/I

David Riley, MD

Lucia Thornton, ThD, MSN, RN, AHN-BC

 Board Review Series

ABOIM Domain 5

 Time to Complete

1 hour 45 min


Non-CME Eligible

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • An interprofessional panel of clinicians steeped in the theory and practice of subtle energy techniques teach us the basics of their craft and allow us to envision how we might incorporate subtle energy approaches into practice models directly or by referral. A presentation that is sure to pique your curiosity to learn more!
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Review published medical literature for therapies being discussed.
    • Analyze practical integration of therapies into clinical care either directly or by referral.
    • Illustrate the challenges of moving from research evidence for effectiveness to actual clinical practice.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Meet Your Faculty

Nita Gage, DSPS, MA

Nita has a doctorate in shamanic psychospiritual psychology and an MA in clinical psychology. She is internationally certified in substance abuse counseling and Shamanic Breathwork™, and is the co-founder of the NeuroImaginal™ Institute and director of Healer Within Retreats. She is a teacher for the Hoffman Institute, and author of Women in Storage: How to Reimagine Your Life and Soul Whispering: The Art of Shamanic Energy Medicine.

Rauni Prittinen Kind, RN, HNB-BC, CHTP/I

Rauni Prittinen King, RN, BSN,MIH, HNB-BC, CHTP/I is Co-Founder, Executive Director of Guarneri Integrative Health Inc. at Pacific Pearl La Jolla; President, Holistic and Integrative Medicine Resources Inc. and Miraglo Foundation. She is Founder and former Director of Programs & Planning at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, CA and Board Member of AIHM. 20 years in critical care nursing; certified in Holistic Nursing, Hypnotherapy, Healing Touch Instructor.

David Riley, MD

Dr. David Riley graduated from medical school in 1983, is board certified in Internal Medicine, and has conducted clinical research since 1992. He has been a medical editor since 1995 and has collaborated on the development of health research reporting guidelines beginning with the CONSORT guidelines in 2000. In 2011 he led the development of reporting guidelines for case reports—the CARE Guidelines. These guidelines were simultaneously published in seven medical journals and presented by Dr. Riley at the International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication sponsored by JAMA and the BMJ in Chicago in 2013.

Lucia Thornton, ThD, MSN, RN, AHN-BC

Lucia is committed to bringing "health" and "care" back to health care. She helps people operationalize concepts inherent to health and healing into their lives and work. She challenges people to re-define who they are and what they do. Lucia is dedicated to creating a pluralistic paradigm that welcomes all healers and healing professions to participate in a health system that promotes health, healing, caring, and well-being.