The Alaska Faith Community Nurse Resource Center at Providence is offering Foundations of Faith Community Nursing. This course is designed to provide the basic knowledge and skills needed to initiate a faith community-nursing ministry. Participants will explore the history, philosophy, and ethical practice of faith community nursing as well as legal issues, accountability, and documentation. The role of faith community nursing will be explored through experiential hands-on learning opportunities. In addition, the course will provide tools and resources that ministries of health can use to initiate disease prevention and health promotion programs. Lastly, participants will recognize their role in facilitating prayer, worship, and functioning within a ministerial team.
What is faith community nursing? Faith community nursing is recognized as a nursing specialty by the American Nurses Association and is guided by its own Scope and Standards of Practice. The faith community nurse is an Alaskan licensed registered nurse, who has obtained advanced education in the specialty of faith community nursing.
Alaska Faith Community Nurse Resource Center at Providence
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