Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Curriculum Fast Facts

  • Taught by expert educational partners throughout the United States and in 33 countries
  • The evidence-based Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Curriculum was created by national experts
  • The curriculum, now in its fourth edition, is presented at the baccalaureate level based on the American Nursing Association/Health Ministries Association Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
  • In addition to registered nurses interested in working in faith communities, many experienced nurses take the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing course to extend and improve their practice regardless of the work setting
  • The curriculum consists of 15 modules that prepare registered nurses and nursing students to serve in this specialized nursing practice
  • The curriculum focuses on core concepts of spiritual formation, professionalism, health and wholeness, and community
  • Based on an Abrahamic theological framework of care, the curriculum is applicable to and respectful of all faith traditions
  • The curriculum highlights various ways of thinking and knowing, such as the application of the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, and an emphasis on theological perspective, religious and cultural values and norms, and inclusiveness of socio-cultural and geographic diversity
  • Participant manual is available for purchase through online booksellers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble as well as on the Westberg Institute page of the Spiritual Care Association store
  • Educational partners may post their course information on the Westberg Institute website

Upcoming Events

Wed 12

Hybrid Foundations of Faith Community Nursing

April 4 @ 3:00 pm - May 13 @ 10:00 pm EDT
Wed 12

Health Ministries Network Foundations of Faith Community Nursing

April 10 @ 11:30 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Memphis TN
Wed 12

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing (online from Australia)

May 2 @ 8:00 am - October 10 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Australian Faith Community Nurses Association
Kent Town DC South Australia


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