Health ministry training offered for nurses in June

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 9, 2014

CONCORD — Carolinas HealthCare System’s Faith Community Health Ministry is offering a summer course to train nurses in health ministry.
The Foundations of Faith course, held June 20-21 and June 26-28, will provide participants with the knowledge and tools needed to be effective health advocates in the context of a faith community.
Based on the standard curriculum endorsed by the International Parish Nurse Resource Center, the course addresses concepts of physical and mental health, healing, professionalism and community health with an emphasis on intentional care of the spirit. It is designed for registered nurses interested in or currently working as faith community nurses in a paid or non-compensated model.
The course will be held at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast and facilitated by Faith Community Health Ministry leadership and Cabarrus College of Health Sciences faculty. CMC-NorthEast is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association.
For additional information or to register, interested participants may call 704-403-1761 or e-mail $550 cost for the course includes handouts, two Foundational Faith Community Nursing books, a certificate of completion, and daily lunch.
The deadline to register is June 10.
Carolinas HealthCare System’s Faith Community Health Ministry was founded in 1997.