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Upcoming events

    • 01/23/2023
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)
    • Virtual

    Pacific Lutheran University Foundations Course - 2023

    Looking for a new and meaningful opportunity to care for people in a unique and significant way? The Faith Community Nurse roles of health promotion, risk reduction and disease prevention focus on the whole person, holding the spiritual dimensions to be central to the practice. Join us for this virtual online course. Open to all, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Online, self-study assignments can be completed at the participants’ own schedule during this time frame.

    Lay Health Ministers welcome.  

    Paul Barbeau
    Program Manager for Center for Continued Nursing Learning (CCNL)


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    • 04/13/2023
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Virtual

    Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course Spring 2023
    Sponsored by the Faith Community Nurse Network of the Greater Twin Cities

    Course description: This course is required as preparation for RNs seeking to practice as Faith Community Nurses (FCNs). It is based on the curriculum developed through the Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing which is owned by the Spiritual Care Association of New York, NY. We have updated and enhanced this course to include Trauma-Informed care for FCNs to help you care for persons who have experienced psychological and/or spiritual trauma and included information on Opioid Abuse and vulnerable populations.

    Format: Virtual via Zoom

    Contact hours: 38.25 contact hours for RNs. ANCC approved.

    Dates: April 13-14 April 25-26 May 4-5 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (CST) each day

    Registration: Register online at https://www.fcnntc.org/education/ foundations-course/ Deadline: 4/4/23

    Fee: $425 (plus cost of the participant manual) Includes a virtual mentoring session after course completion. Need-based scholarships available

    Questions? Contact Lead Faculty, Sondra Weinzierl Sondra@fcnntc.org or 763-478-1027 Or call the FCNN office at

    For the flyer and more information click here.

Last updated: 11/08/2022

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