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2017 Conference will be in Erlanger, KY – Check out our Upcoming Conference page for more information.

Revision of Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition

Update: HMA extends a sincere “Thank you” to everyone who submitted a Comment Form during the 30-day Public Posting of the draft edition of the Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards, 3rd Edition.  These comments are being reviewed and fully considered by all members of the work group in their process of revising the draft to develop the final document to be submitted to ANA for approval and printing.

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ANCC Website

Check out the latest news on the Faith Community Nursing Certification Through Portfolio Process by visiting the ANCC Website

What is HMA?

A convergence of health promotion and religious beliefs.

The Health Ministries Association (HMA) encourages, supports and empowers leaders who integrate faith with the promotion of health and wholeness in local communities.

Our membership is made up of health ministers, faith community nurses, clergy, chaplains, faculty, and program leaders who have developed and provide health ministries in diverse faith communities.

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Latest News


Autism Speaks hosts a Twitter Chat with Dr. Tom Novotny, HHS’s Autism Coordinator

The Twitter Chat is Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST. Autism Speaks hosts this science-based Twitter Chat on healthcare for those with autism of all ages. Dr. Tom Novotny, US Department of Health and Human Services Autism Coordinator will lead the discussion and be joined by Donna Murray, Senior Director of […]


Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation host a Facebook Live Chat with the American Psychological Association and SAMSHA

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is hosting this conversation about emotional wellness for those managing I.B.D and other chronic conditions. Pass on this opportunity to participate in this live Facebook chat on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm EST. To see more events like this visit the #HealthAdulting Open Enrollment Google Calendar.