Where Faith and Nursing Unite for Holistic Healing!

Parish Nurse's hands in prayer

 Discover a higher calling in healthcare with our Faith Community Nursing course. Are you a registered nurse with a strong spiritual faith, seeking to deepen your impact? Join us on a transformative journey where health and faith converge. Our course empowers you to merge the art of nursing with the essence of spirituality, enabling you to become a beacon of healing within your faith community. Nurturing both the body and the soul, our program equips you with the knowledge and skills to serve your community’s unique needs. Embrace a path that is not just about nursing, but about fulfilling a sacred mission. Enroll today and bridge the gap between health and faith, guiding those in need on their journey to holistic well-being.

Please reach out to ccnl@plu.edu if you need assistance.


Heal with Faith: Where Nursing Meets Spirituality

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing course


Spring 2024 Foundations Course Schedule

Saturday, 9AM-3PM

9:00: Welcome, prayer, introductions 

9:30: Introduction and history of Faith Community Nursing

10:30: Beginning Your Ministry with FCN panel

11:30: Lunch break 

12:30:  Ethics

2:15: Closing discussion, look ahead to next weeks



Week of March 24: Prayer
Week of March 31: Health, Healing, and Whole Person Health
(April 6: one-hour optional zoom chat session)
Week of April 7: Assessment and Accessing Resources
Week of April 14: Communication and Collaboration

Saturday, 9AM-3PM

9:00: Welcome and Opening Devotion      

9:15: Grief and Loss

11:00: Behavioral Health

12:30 Lunch break

1:15: Spiritual Care

2:15: Closing discussion, look ahead to next weeks 



Week of April 21: Documenting Practice

Week of April 28: Legal Aspects

 (May 4: one-hour optional zoom chat session)

Week of May 5: Health Promotion

Week of May 12: Catch-up and prepare for final session

Saturday, 9AM-3PM

9am: Welcome and Opening Devotion
9:15: Care Coordination
10:30: Advocacy
11:45: Lunch break
12:30: Domestic Violence
2:15: Commissioning ceremony, closing

Announcements and Additional Information:

Additional Information.

Course website: https://sakai.plu.edu/portal


Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Curriculum: Participant Guide 2019 Revision: Jacob, Susan R

Faith Community Nursing Scope & Standards of Practice | ANA