The Advanced Spiritual Care Course is designed to provide nurses with advanced knowledge and skill when providing spiritual care to their patients. This is a 4 week all online course and has been approved for 20 hours of continuing nursing professional development. There are 4 learning module that include a mixture of articles, online resources, PowerPoint notes and recorded presentations. Students will interact with each other and faculty using the online discussion area. There will be an optional live zoom meeting the last week of the course that will allow students a chance to get questions answered.
The West Virginia University School of Nursing offers a Faith Community Nursing course for individuals interested in helping to address the unique needs of faith-based organizations. The professional practice of faith community nursing focuses on the intentional care of the spirit as part of the process of promoting holistic health and preventing or minimizing illness in a faith community.
Texas Health Resources Faith Community Nursing program is offering a hybrid virtual webinar/on-line course which will provide registered nurses with specialized knowledge and skills for professional practice in a faith community setting.
The core curriculum focuses on:
Faith Community Health Network is honored to offer the Foundations for Faith Community Nursing for active and retired nurses and a parallel Foundations for Health Ministry course for faith community lay members in six sessions over six weeks on Zoom. Call 541.248.0595 for more information or to register.
Faith community nursing is identified as a specialty nursing practice that combines professional nursing and health ministry. The conceptual model for faith community utilizes four major concepts: the spiritual dimension, professionalism, wholistic health, and community. The program was designed using the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Curriculum (2019) developed through the Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing, in consultation with the National League of Nursing and the American Nurses Association Credentialing Center.