This course is an invitation to you to explore.

If you’re thinking about nursing or another healthcare career, you’ll find useful information as you get ready to move on to the next step.

If you’re not sure about your career path, you’ll find ideas to help decide.

The Essence of Healing Course was developed in cooperation with nurses from four American Indian Nations that share geography with the state of North Dakota.

  • MHA Nation: Mandan, Hidatsa and Sahnish (Three Affiliated Tribes)
  • Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
  • Standing Rock Oyate
  • MniWakan Oyate (Spirit Lake Nation)

These individuals tell how their life stories have led to practices that embrace their values, traditions and medical science to create a holistic approach to care and healing.