Homeopathy is the administration of diluted substances, derived from plants, minerals, or animal products, that would in a healthy person induce symptoms of the disease treated (Skinner, 1996). Samuel Hahnermann, the founder of homeopathy, insisted that homeopathy is the restoration of the bioenergetic field surrounding the life force (Skinner, 1996) . The purpose of this project was to develop a nurse practitioner knowledgebase regarding the use of homeopathy. Martha Rogers' Theory of Unitary Human Beings served as the theoretical foundation for this clinical project and guided the systematic review of literature. The consideration of the use of homeopathy by nurse practitioners is warranted according to the literature review. In order for nurse practitioners to practice evidence-based treatments, he/she must be aware of non-traditional and holistic treatment modalities.
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Dr. Brenda Smith
Dr. Sandra Kirkland
Harris, Misty Mathis, "The Role of the Nurse Practitioner in the Use of Homeopathy in Healthcare" (2006). MSN Research Projects. 74.