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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.

2016 HMA Conference Registration is closed.

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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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