Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course

Registration is open for the Spring 2017 course!

Spring 2017 Flyer and Registration Form

Registration deadline: March 3, 2017

The goal of this course is to prepare Faith Community Nurses to promote health as wholeness within their faith community through the practice of nursing, with a central focus on spiritual health and wellbeing. Experienced FCNs are welcome to attend as well as registered nurses who are new to this specialty nursing practice.

The 2014 IPNRC/Church Health Center Faith Community Nurse Basic Preparation Curriculum curriculum will be utilized, which includes:
Spirituality – History and Philosophy of FCN; Health, Healing and Wholeness; Spiritual Care; Prayer; Self-Care
Professionalism – Ethical Issues; Documenting Practice; Legal Aspects; Beginning Your Ministry; Communication and Collaboration
Wholistic Health – Health Promotion; Behavioral Health; Transforming Life Issues – Family Violence, Suffering, Grief and Loss
Community – Assessment; Accessing Resources; Advocacy; Care Coordination

  • Cost is $450, special discount to $400 for WNA members
  • Each attendee will receive a copy of the 2014 Foundations of FCN Participant Guide.
  • Participants must attend all scheduled meetings, complete all assignments and program evaluations prior to April 15 to receive the IPNRC Certificate of Completion*, and 34.5 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education credit** through the Wisconsin Nurses Association.


Friday, March 17 – 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday, March 18 – 8:00 am-5:15 pm

Friday, March 31 – 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday, April 1 – 8:00 am-5:00 pm (reception to follow)

Spring 2017 Foundations of FCN Course Schedule


I – Health Healing and Wholeness Case Study

III – Health Promotion – watch 3 videos at this link:
III – Health Promotion Written Assignment – and Worksheet in PDF format (Worksheet in fillable Word format)

IV – Accessing Resources Case Study-Research


Classes will be held at the NEW WNA office – 2820 Walton Commons – Suite 136, Madison, WI (map). Free parking is available in the building parking lot.
Lunches will be provided, however a refrigerator and microwave are available should you need to prepare food specific for your diet restrictions.
Building is air conditioned – please dress in layers for comfort throughout the day.


If you require overnight stay for either of the onsite weekends, please contact Megan Leadholm at the WNA office (608-221-0383 ext 203) so that she can arrange a room at a nearby hotel at our ‘executive discount’.


Registration deadline: March 3, 2017

2017 Foundations of FCN Course – Flyer and Registration Form – PDF (print to complete)
2017 Foundations of FCN Course – Registration form only WORD doc (fillable – complete electronically)

More information coming soon on an August course to be held in northern Wisconsin….

QUESTIONS about this Course?
Contact Megan Leadholm at WNA: or 608-221-0383 ext. 203

* This Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Curriculum course is based on the curriculum developed through the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, which curriculum is owned by Church Health Center of Memphis, Inc., 1210 Peabody Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104.

**Wisconsin Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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