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.
$200 scholarship available to Episcopalians from Province V
For more information on this scholarship, contact Maryfran Crist at email@example.com
SCHEDULE (DRAFT Schedule)
Friday, August 10 – 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday, August 11 – 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday, August 24 – 8:00 am-7:00 pm
Saturday, August 25 – 8:00 am-5:00 pm (reception to follow)
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 early summer 2018….
QUESTIONS about this Course?
Contact Megan Leadholm at WNA: firstname.lastname@example.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.