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Westberg Symposium 2019 Schedule


Monday, April 8

8:00 AM                        Continental Breakfast 

9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.          FCNI-sponsored Research Forum 
                                            *Registration for this event is separate from the Westberg Symposium. Click here to register. 

9:00 AM – 1:30 PM       Westberg Symposium Preconference Courses 
                                            Full Courses: 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (4 contact hours)
                                            Full Course A*
Educational Partners 2019 Curriculum Training & Review
                                            Susan Jacob
Sharon Hinton
                                                               *Open to New or Renewing 2019 Educational Partners only.
To register for this course, email

                                            Full Course B
                                            Spiritual Care
                                            Gretchen McDaniel
                                            Cristy Daffron
                                            Eugenia Graves

                                            Short Courses (2 contact hours)

                                            Short Course C (9 – 11 a.m.)

                                            Stop the Bleed: Save a Life
                                            Paulette Golden

                                            Short Course D (11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
                                            Ripple Effects of the Opioid Epidemic: Ministering to Families
                                            Karen Wenger


12:00 – 5:00 PM            Exhibit Hall open

2:30 PM                         World Forum
                                       (1.5 contact hours)
*Registration for this event is included in the conference fee. 

5:00 PM                         Opening Symposium and Worship

5:30 PM                         Dinner/ Special Presentation

7:00 PM                         Granger Westberg Memorial Lecture: Philip Yancey
 (1 contact hour)

Tuesday, April 9

7:00 AM             Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Hall Open
                           First Timers Breakfast

8:00 AM             Opening Worship

8:30 AM             Concurrent Workshops A (1.2 contact hours)

Concurrent Workshop A1: The Healing Role of the FCN When a Church Closes 
Concurrent Workshop A2: Crisis Case Management for FCNs 
Concurrent Workshop A3: Management of Aggressive Behavior 


10:00 AM           Concurrent Workshops B (1.2 contact hours)

Concurrent Workshop B1: Persevering as an FCN through Changes in Leadership, Staff, and Mission Focus 
Concurrent Workshop B2: Exposing the Darkness: Shining a Light on Domestic Violence for Communities of Faith 
Concurrent Workshop B3: Spiritual Care in Times of Crisis 
Concurrent Workshop B4: Curriculum Update for Faith Community Nurses
*This workshop is also available during Concurrent Workshops C4 and D2.

11:15 AM            Lunch & Exhibitors
                           State of Westberg Institute Luncheon

12:45 PM            Concurrent Workshops C (1.2 contact hours)

Concurrent Workshop C1: Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences: Building Strong Communities to Raise Strong Children 
Concurrent Workshop C2: Stress-busting Program for Family Caregivers of People with Chronic Illness CANCELLED
Concurrent Workshop C3: Compassion Fatigue Is Crippling Health Care: Is Daily Spiritual Experience an Antidote? 
Concurrent Workshop C4: Curriculum Update for Faith Community Nurses
*This workshop is also available during Concurrent Workshops B4 and D2.

1:45 PM               Concurrent Workshops D (1.2 contact hours)

Concurrent Workshop D1: Challenges and Successes of Faith Community Nursing Within a University 
Concurrent Workshop D2: Curriculum Update for Faith Community Nurses
*This workshop is also available during Concurrent Workshops B4 and C4.
Concurrent Workshop D3: Transitional Care in Crisis Situations 

3:00 PM               Poster Presentations & Exhibitors (1 contact hour)
                             Denominational meetings for FCNs

4:45 PM                Anne Marie Djupe Memorial Lecture: Dr. Beth Johnston Taylor (1 contact hour)
                             Exhibit Hall closes

6:30 PM                Dinner on your own

Wednesday, April 10

7:00 AM                         Continental Breakfast
                                       Coordinators Breakfast

8:30 AM                        Helen Westberg Memorial Panel Session:
                                      Faith Community Nurses on the Frontline of Crisis Care
(2 contact hours)

10:45 AM – 11:30 AM    Closing Symposium and Worship

Upcoming Events

Wed 20

Elim Care’s Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course

January 16 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm UTC-6
Wed 20

Online Foundations of Faith Community Nursing

January 28 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm UTC-6
Wed 20

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Spring 2019

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - May 1 @ 7:30 pm UTC-6

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