Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Preparation Courses

North Dakota

Sanford Health Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course
 Contact Karla Lubben for application and registration information 605-339-7295
Karla Lubben MS, GCNS-BC, CFCN
Faith Community Nursing Center

Sanford USD Medical Center
909 W. 33rd St. Sioux Falls SD 57105

South Dakota

The Foundations of Faith Community Nurse Course, Augustana Parish Nurse Center, Sioux Falls, SD

2017 Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Department of Continuing Education Augustana University

Faith Community Nursing is a registered nurse who facilitates the wholistic health of a congregation or faith community.
The nurse will focus on the spiritual, emotional, physical and social dimensions of persons as they strive to achieve wellness and wholeness.
If you are interested in taking the Faith Community Nurse Foundations course, dates for 2017 are
On-Site: Feb 4th and April 27-28th On-Line: Feb 6– March 27th
Cost is $550
Please contact:  Paula Lubeck for registration information
605-322-3384 or

Upcoming Foundations Courses:

Note:  Concordia in Moorhead MN: Jean Bokinskie will take a one year sabbatical from offering the Foundations course as she now serves as the chair of the nursing department. Please keep her in prayer during this time of transition.

Faith Community Nurse Network Courses
FCNN offers the International Parish Nurse Resource Center (IPNRC) certified course in a 43.4 contact hour format taught by professional nursing faculty who are both educators and experienced faith community nurses representing an array of faith traditions. The Course is a pre-requisite for RNs who want to enter faith community nursing practice.
For more information or questions about the Faith Community Nursing Course, please contact us at 651.204.0904 or

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Grow2Serve Online Course
                  January 18 - April 11, 2017

Foundations in Faith Community Nursing Course offered by FCNN of the Greater Twin Cities
Date: April 3rd - 7th, 2017; Monday – Friday
                  Time: 9am - 5pm (closing convocation at 3pm on Friday)

Faith Community Nurse Network of the Twin Cities:
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.  Please contact Meg Schrafft at meg@fcnntc.orgor 651/204-0904, with any questions. You can find more information  here:

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.
If interested, contact Jessica Drecktrah, Program Director, Faith Community Nurse Network at or 612-237-4639..

Parish/Faith Community Nurs
e Programs

These programs help support and sponsor Parish/Faith Community Nurses and the Health Ministry Programs in congregations.
HealthEast Care System
Lori Anderson, RN, BSN, Manager of Parish Nurse Network

Mary Nordtvedt, Lead Coordinator for the Parish Nurses at Lyngblomsten

St. Croix Valley Parish Nurse Program
Shelly Rock, Coordinator (

Faith Community Nurse Program
Lyla Pagels, RN FCN Coordinator
Mercy and United Hospitals

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


Clinical Pastoral Education:
Allina Hospitals:
Fairview Hospitals:

Spiritual Direction Programs:
Christos Center for Spiritual Formation:
Sacred Ground:
St. Katherines: