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National Foundation Courses

The Faith Community Nurse Network (FCNN) offers the Foundations Course based on the newest curriculum developed through the Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing. 

Fall 2021 Course
The course format will include Zoom classes as well as five online self-learning modules. We have updated and enhanced the course to include Trauma-Informed Care for faith community nurses.

This course is jointly provided by Faith Community Nurse Network and the Spiritual Care Association Nursing Division. The Spiritual Care Association Nursing Division is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANCC Provider Unit # P0623. ANCC contact hours are accepted in all states. If you are an international participant consult your accrediting body.

Dates: September 30, October 1, October 13, October 14, October 28, October 29

Time:  8:45 AM – 4:00 PM (Central) each day

Course Format:  The course is held synchronously on Zoom and includes five online self-learning modules.

Fee: $425 (plus cost of the participant manual) Includes a virtual mentoring session 3 months after course completion.

This unique course provides 38.25 contact hours taught by a diverse faculty of advanced degreed nurses with experience in education and faith community nursing who will engage students in active learning.   Nurses of all faiths are welcome.

For more information and registration instruction:  Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course (fcnntc.org)


Pittsburgh Mercy Parish Nurse & Health Ministry Program - Faith Community Nurse & Health Minister Preparation Course 2021 

Our 5-day Preparation Course 2021 will be held the following October dates: 1, 2, 16, 22 and 23. Sessions are online via private Zoom invitation. Course modules include spiritual care, self-care, health & healing, ethics, documenting practice, legal aspects and more. See Course brochure

The cost is $350.00 for registered nurses with active licenses. This includes 39.25 nursing contact hours. The cost is $250.00 for all others. Each participant is required to purchase the textbook before the Course begins. See this link for more Course details https://bit.ly/3lR2i6c

Early bird registration discount is $50.00 and must be postmarked by September 4, 2021. Limited, partial scholarships are available upon request.

For questions or more information, call 412.232.5815 or email ParishNurse@pittsburghmercy.org  

To apply, visit https://bit.ly/3xEjsWP

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course - In person - Ft. Myers, Florida.
Dates: October 1,2,3 and October 8,9,10.
Cost $425 and 36 CEUs provided for full attendance.
Breakfast, lunch, snacks and a pinning service included.
Contact Joann Andrews, Manager Lee Health Faith Community Nurse Program for registration details:
Call: 239-343-5182 or email: joann.andrews@leehealth.org

Last updated: 09/21/2021

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