Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course

Spring 2018 – FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH COMMUNITY NURSING FLYER

REGISTRATION must be completed ONLINE (click here)
Registration deadline: February 9, 2018 

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 IPNRC/Church Health Center Faith Community Nurse Basic Preparation 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 the deadline to receive the IPNRC Certificate of Completion*, and contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education credit** through the Wisconsin Nurses Association.

SCHEDULE  (tentative)

Friday, March 2nd – 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday, March 3rd – 8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday, March 16th – 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday, March 17th – 8:00 am-5:00 pm (reception to follow)


LOCATION

Wisconsin Nurses Association Office
2820 Walton Commons, Suite 136
Madison, WI  53718 (directions)

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.


OVERNIGHT ROOM RESERVATIONS

More information coming in 2018….


QUESTIONS about this Course?
Contact Megan Leadholm at WNA: megan@wisconsinnurses.org 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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