ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC, designs and develops continuing professional education courses, certificate programs, curricula, classes, and workshops for nurses, health care professionals, and other interested individuals. With a focus on integrative health, wellness, and a holistic perspective, ALLEGRA Learning Solutions is the premier education provider for those who wish to enhance their health care knowledge, skills and abilities.
We believe that individuals have the capacity to heal themselves and that health care providers must deliver care with intention and in partnership so people can tap into their own innate healing abilities.
Cyndie Koopsen and Caroline Young have been actively involved in the health care field for a combined total of over 50 years. Both have traveled extensively to many countries and have a keen interest in the diverse cultures and health practices throughout the world. They have a passion for the philosophies and practices that support an integrative health focus. They have co-authored two texts entitled Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals. Both have served as adjunct faculty members with several colleges.
As the co-founders and Co-CEOs of ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, LLC, Cyndie and Caroline have designed and developed over 300 online professional continuing education courses and over 200 distance education courses for vocational, baccalaureate, and master's level degree programs. They have also designed and developed nationally accredited certificate programs in the areas of spirituality, integrative health, complementary and alternative medicine, and gerontology. Their partners, clients, and affiliates include leaders in the publishing, education, and health care industries.
Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HNB-BC, RN-BC
Cyndie Koopsen is a registered nurse with national certifications in public health, holistic nursing, and professional nursing development. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration degree. Cyndie is the co-author (with Caroline Young) of two books. Her professional nursing career has spanned over 30 years and has involved nursing executive leadership and administration, writing, consulting, staff development and education, community education and wellness, and holistic care. She has cared for patients in many settings, including acute care, community clinics, and the home.
Cyndie is an national accreditation appraiser and is also a continuing education (CE) consultant with the Arizona Nurses Association. Cyndie has been a featured speaker on a national talk show, and has designed, developed, and presented numerous educational workshops, seminars, and programs for multicultural audiences covering the entire spectrum of health promotion and wellness, chronic disease management, and disease prevention.
Caroline Young, MPH
Caroline Young holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and a Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in health promotion. Caroline is the co-author (with Cyndie Koopsen) of two books. Her extensive public health background includes experience in research, workshop presentations in various areas of healthcare, and online and onsite teaching experience.
In addition, Caroline has expertise in holistic community health and wellness program design, development, marketing, implementation, and evaluation. She has designed, developed, and presented integrative health programs for culturally diverse populations, senior populations, and faith communities.