Foundations of Faith

Community Nursing

Preparation Courses

North Dakota

The Parish Nurse Ministry Program of Concordia College in Moorhead, MN is offering a foundations of faith community nurse/parish nurse course October 12-16, 2017 (deadline is September 25th ) at Olivet Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. Based on the 2014 IPNRC curriculum, the program topics include:  the role of the faith community nurse, spiritual care, integrating faith and health, health promotion, and working with persons experiencing issues across the lifespan.  In addition, there is a pastor/nurse panel, mentoring session, Service of Healing, and Service of Dedication. 

The program cost is $450 (includes a manual and most meals for the week!) Lodging is available in the F/M area. It is open to registered nurses interested in starting health and healing ministries. For additional information, please email Dr. Jean Bokinskie, PhD, RN, PNM Program Director, at bokinski@cord.edu or call 218-299-3825.  Please see our website to locate resources at ConcordiaCollege.edu/parishnurse

South Dakota

2017 Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Department of Continuing Education Augustana University
The Augustana Parish Nursing Center prepares registered nurses to address health needs with a faith community and assists interested churches in initiating parish nursing services.
The nurse will focus on the spiritual, emotional, physical and social dimensions of persons as they strive to achieve wellness and wholeness.
The parish nurse preparation program prepares the registered nurse to initiate and maintain a parish nurse ministry within a given congregation. It is based on the curriculum developed through the Westberg Institute of Parish Nursing.
For more information go to http: //www.augie.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/nursing/augustana-parish-nursing-center
Please contact:  Paula Lubeck for registration information
605-322-3384 or paula.lubeck@avera.org

Minnesota

 Faith Community Nurse Network Courses

Foundations in Faith Community Nursing Course offered by FCNN of the Greater Twin Cities
            
Find the most current courses offered at http://www.fcnntc.org/education/foundations-course/

Faith Community Nurse Network of the Twin Cities Symposiums
The 2017 Symposium calendar is up and you can begin to register now for the entire series of 4 symposiums. Registration includes 14.4 Contact Hours PLUS 4 continental breakfast, and 4 lunches.
Find Symposium information at http://www.fcnntc.org/education/continuing-education-symposiums/


Resources
Interested in becoming a Stepping On leader?
As a leader, you will be able to help the older adults in your congregation develop the special skills and awareness they need in order to avoid falling?
Find more information and to register at  http://www.fcnntc.org/programs/stepping-on/


Parish/Faith Community Nurs
e Programs


These programs help support and sponsor Parish/Faith Community Nurses and the Health Ministry Programs in congregations.
HealthEast Faith Community Nurse Network
HealthEast's Faith Community Nurse Network is a blending of nursing and ministry roles. Our faith community nurses work in community programs, churches (parish nurses) or in senior care (pastoral nurses). Our goal is intentional care of the spirit and holistic care of a person.
For more information about the HealthEast Faith Community Nurse Network program or hiring a faith community nurse, contact us at 651-232-5521, or  check the web site at http://www.healtheast.org/community-involvement/fcn/about.html

Lyngblomsten
Mary Nordtvedt, Lead Coordinator for the Parish Nurses at Lyngblomsten
651-457-3373
mnordtvedt@augustana.com

St. Croix Valley Parish Nurse Program
The St. Croix Valley Faith Community Nurse Program is a healthcare ministry providing physical, emotional and spiritual care for individuals, families and communities served by local congregations in partnership with Lakeview Hospital. Faith Community nurses are Lakeview Hospital employees who serve area congregations.
For web site: http://www.lakeviewhealth.org/faithcommunitynursing
For more information about the program contact the Faith Community Nurse Director via phone at 651-430-8734

Mercy and United Faith Community Nurse Program
Lyla Pagels, RN FCN Coordinator
Mercy and United Hospitals
763-236-4342
lyla.pagels@allina.com
//www.allinahealth.org/Mercy-Hospital/About-us/In-the-community/Community-partnerships/

Minnesota Faith Health Consortium
Patricia Peterson, Faith Community Outreach Manager
2849 Johnson Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
612-706-4562

ppeters1@fairview.org 

Clinical Pastoral Education:
Fairview Hospitals: www.fairview.org/cpe

Spiritual Direction Programs:
Christos Center for Spiritual Formation: www.christoscenter.org
Sacred Ground: www.sacredgroundspirit.org

Updated  7/17