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Next Steps: From Nursing to Acupuncture

Monday, May 05, 2014 - 6:30pm
Linda Simons
Community Program
Maryland University of Integrative Health
Free Event
May 5 2014 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Please join us as we explore acupuncture and Oriental medicine as the next step on your career path. This session is recommended for nurses who wish to learn a system of medicine that recognizes and supports the totality of the human being - the interconnectedness of body, mind, nature, and spirit. We will look at the common ground nurses and acupuncturists share, the distinctions acupuncture and Oriental medicine offer to the healing arts, and what makes the acupuncture and Oriental medicine program at MUIH unique. 

This session is led by seasoned instructor and former RN Linda Simons. As she shares information about our program and the richness of her journey with you, perhaps you will find your place of belonging here too.  

This session is also being offered as a webinar on May 12.

Linda Simons M.Ac., L.Ac., RN is an esteemed member of the teaching faculty at Maryland University of Integrative Health in Maryland (MUIH). Her professional career has been dedicated to women's health issues. As a practicing acupuncturist, registered nurse in obstetrics, and a seasoned instructor, she brings more than 30 years of practical experience and broad knowledge to her work. Ms. Simons earned her acupuncture degree from Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly Tai Sophia Institute) and has studied with JR and Judy Becker Worsley in England and the United States. She served as a member of the Institute's faculty from 1996 through 2002 before leaving the Washington, DC, area to raise a family in New England. During this time, she continued her work as a licensed acupuncturist. In 2010, she rejoined the Tai Sophia faculty and helped design and create the new Women's Holistic Health program. As a registered nurse, she spent more than 10 years in the High Risk Obstetrics and Labor and Delivery departments at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Hartwick College and the Potomac Massage Training Institute, and holds graduate certifications in prenatal and infant massage, chakra balancing, and trauma recovery.