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Health Ministries Network Foundations of Faith Community Nursing
April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
One event on April 4, 2020 at 8:30 am
One event on April 25, 2020 at 8:30 am
One event on September 20, 2020 at 8:00 am
The Health Ministries Network (HMN) Foundations Course prepares state licensed RNs for a faith community nurse (FCN) ministry and other caring individuals for health minister (HM) service in their faith community or organization. The fybrid course is a combination of face-to-face sessions and on-line course work. The course is offered in Bellingham WA over eight weeks beginning Friday, April 3 2020.
The Foundations Course has 15 modules (providing 36 contact hours) designed to integrate mind, body and spirit wellness, with an emphasis on elements of spirituality in caring for the health needs of congregations and communities. The Foundations Course is aligned with Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (2017, 3rd edition) published by the American Nurses Association and the Health Ministries Association.
I: Spirituality: Central to faith community nursing health ministry process
II: Professionalism: Historic roots of professional nursing, emphasizing health and healing
III: Holistic Health:A dynamic process that includes spiritual, psychological, physical and social dimensions of each person
IV: Community: Forging a partnership with both a faith or spiritual community and with the larger community
The course is open to people of all faiths and religions.