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. These offerings are provided for information purposes only. HMA is not responsible for content of the programs. HMA does not endorse any individual events / courses / programs.

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 for Faith Community Nurses offered by Westberg Institute educational partners

Courses offered throughout the year are listed on the Westberg Institute website Events Calendar


2019 HMA Annual Meeting and Conference – KY

Oct. 11 – 14, 2019 | St. Elizabeth Training & Educational Center | For more information go to the Upcoming Conference page.


ANA Webinar – How to Master Your New Leadership Position and Advance Your Career: Essential Actions and Skills

Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 1:00pm – 2:30pm ET
Attendance is free for both ANA members and non-members. Register by April 5, 2019 to receive a free registration gift, a mini e-book, “Hone Your Leadership Skills.”

Click here for more information, and to Register

Spring 2019 Foundations of Faith Community Nursing at Duet, Phoenix AZ

Friday and Saturday, April 5 – 6, 7:45 am – 4:30 pm
Friday and Saturday, May 3 – 4, 7:45 am – 4:30 pm

Held at Duet, 10000 North 31st Avenue, Suite D200, Phoenix, AZ 85051.
Twice a year, Duet trains faith community nurses through our Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course. This course is based on the curriculum developed through the Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing.

Click here for more information, and to Register

ANA Webinar – Start Now to Reduce One of the Most Significant Challenges in Nursing: Bullying in the Workplace

Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Attendance is free for both ANA members and non-members. Register to receive 24/7 access to this webinar recording! (you don’t have to attend the live webinar)

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The Connecticut Council of Parish Nurse coordinators is hosting a conference in Wallingford CT

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:00am – 3:00pm  for all who are interested in parish nursing/health ministry. Alyson Breisch and Rev Carl Anderson will be the speakers for the day-long conference. Come network with others engaged in this fulfilling practice. Learn about the revised Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards of practice. Hear Rev. Anderson speak about spirituality and dementia care. There will be vendors and food!

Masonicare at Ashlar Village, 74 Chesire Rd., Wallingford, CT 06492

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The 2019 Omaha System International Conference: A Key to Practice, Documentation and Information Management

April 3-5 (Wednesday-Friday), 2019 in Eagan, Minnesota. More details are on the website including the call for poster abstracts and award nominations.

The conference offers opportunities to discuss (1) using a standardized terminology and generating powerful data in practice, education, and research settings; (2) gaining knowledge about using electronic health records across diverse settings, and (3) exchanging health information.

Conference on Medicine and Religion Duke University, Durham, NC – “My Pain is Always With Me” Medicine and Faithful Responses to Suffering

March 29-31, 2019, JB DUKE Hotel on the campus of Duke University, Durham, NC – The 2019 Conference on Medicine and Religion invites health care practitioners, scholars, religious community leaders, and students to take up the questions about pain by relating them to religious traditions and practices, particularly, but not exclusively, those of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The conference is a forum for exchanging ideas from an array of disciplinary perspectives, from accounts of clinical practices to empirical research to scholarship in the humanities.

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