The educational offerings are listed below in order by date.  Please use the contact information provided with each listing or see the attached program brochure if you have questions about a particular event.

If you would like to submit an educational event (i.e. Faith Community Nursing Course, Health Ministry Course, Spiritual Development event, etc.) for posting, please contact the HMA Office and send event information including date, location, cost and what is included, contact hours, brochure, and contact information for event questions.  Please be advised that all submissions will be evaluated for content and relevance to Health Ministries and that HMA has the right to deny posting of any submission should it not support HMA’s Mission and Vision.

Information for FCN Foundational Curricula Educators

Are you teaching a Faith Community Nursing Foundations Course?  Download the HMA Presentation (PowerPoint) or HMA Presentation (pdf) to use during your course.


Foundations of Faith Community Nursing – IL

On line Hybrid Course| August 30 through November 22, 2016| OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois |Cost: $250.00 |For more information, contact Peggy Jacques at (309) 282-1646 or visit their website.  View Overview of FCN Course.

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course (Hybrid) – ND/SD

Sept. 9-10, Mondays Sept. 12 – Nov. 14, 2016 | Retreat at Living Waters Retreat Center at Lake Poinsett in SD. Mondays in person in Fargo, ND or Sioux Falls, SD, or online via SKYPE, through Sanford Health | Cost: $390, including retreat stay, texts and 36 contact hours; deadline for application is July 1, 2016 |Application | For more information, contact Karla Cazer (605)366-9004  or Lois Ustanko

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course (Online) – KY

September 12, 2016—November 7, 2016 | Online through Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY |  Cost: $400, includes 40 Contact Hours | For course information and online registration http://wku.edu/cwd/cert-pd/fcn/index.php or contact Carol Bradford (270) 217-9949

HMA 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference – AZ

September 12 – 14, 2016 | Chandler, AZ (suburb of Phoenix), go to our Upcoming Conference page for more information.

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing: Promoting Congregational Health, Healing and Wholeness for the 21st Centure – CA

Sept. 19 – Nov. 18, 2016 | Online and one retreat location Sierra Madre, CA or Madison, CT is required | Cost: $590, deposit due Sept. 2, 2016 | See attached FoundationsofFCNFlyer, for more information contact Deborah Ringen, (805) 216-5809.

National Summit on Advanced Illness Care – Washington, DC

September 20 – 21, 2016 | National Academy of Sciences | For more information see this press release.

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course – KY/OH

Day 1 Introduction Only – Sept. 30, 2016 | Serves as a stand-alone introduction into the concepts of both health ministry and faith community nursing, appropriate for all members of a health ministry team including nurses, allied health professionals, clergy and congregational staff | Cost: $50 ($35 for HMA Members, employees/volunteers/partnering congregations of Premier Health/Good Samaritan Hospital and St. Elizabeth Healthcare), includes: materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

Full Course – Sept. 30, 2016 and October 5-7, 2016 | Attendees can choose Day 1 then also must attend the other 3 days as well as completing an Independent Study | More details including course fees and location to follow. Download either Day 1 Only Flyer or Full Course Brochure, for more information contact Sharon Becker Dayton, OH (937) 227-9452/Marlene Feagan Northern, KY (859) 572-3679.

Faith Community Nurse Coordinator Course (Online) – KY

October 3, 2016—November 14, 2016 | Online through Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY |  Cost: $375 | For course information and online registration http://www.wku.edu/ll/fcn-cc/ or contact Carol Bradford (270) 217-9949

Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 3rd Edition Workshop – KY

October 4, 2016 | Life Learning Center, Covington, KY | Fee: $35 (HMA Members & employees and partnering faith communities of Premier Health and St. Elizabeth Healthcare can attend for $25), includes morning beverages, lunch and workshop materials | View Brochure | For more information contact Marlene Feagan (859)572-3679 (Cincinnati/Northern KY) or Sharon Becker (937) 227-9452 (Dayton/Middletown)

Honoring GOD Through Caring for Your Body (Indiana Conference – The United Methodist Church) – IN

Oct. 7, 2016, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm | Grace UMC, Kokomo, IN | Cost $32, includes continental breakfast & lunch, Registration deadline: Sept. 15, 2016 | For more information contact Sherry McIntyre (317)894-0902 or (317) 370-8522.  To register today use this link.

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course – OH

Oct. 21, 22, Nov. 4 & 5, 2016 | Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Columbus, OH | Cost: $395 | For more information contact Kate Whitman (614) 546-4062 and/or download the Church Partnerships FCN Flyer 2016.

Transtions in Care Symposium – IN

Oct. 26, 2016, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm | Primo Conference & Banquet Center, Indianapolis, IN | Cost: $44 (Free for employees of Franciscan Alliance) | For more information and Registration

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course – NC

November 7-11, 2016 | Carolinas HealthCare System, Concord, NC | Cost: $550 | Includes course instruction, participant textbook, two Foundational Faith Community Nursing books, certificate of completion, pin, and daily lunch | For more information contact Carol Hovey (704) 403-4763 and/or download Foundations Flyer November 2016


2017

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course – CA

Jan. 20-21 and Feb. 3-4 2017 | Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, CA | Cost $350, due by Jan. 6, 2017.  Open to all faith traditions. 36 CEUs upon completion | For more information, see attached flyer and/or contact Susan Johnson (949) 764-6594.

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course – AZ

February 2-3 and Feb. 24-25, 2017 | King of Glory Lutheran Church, Tempe AZ 85282 | Cost $400 |Includes 38 CEUs, course materials, resources and continental breakfast/lunch refreshments. | Registration due by Jan. 20, 2017. | For more information, see attached brochure/registration.| For additional information please contact Sherry Hottenstein at hottenstein@duetaz.org/(602)274-5022 x 30 |