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Dates:
September 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
October 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24

Times:  Sundays (3-7 pm ET) & Wednesdays (5-9 pm ET)

Format:  Online, with live Zoom sessions

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Course Schedule

Date Time (Eastern) Topic Presenter(s)
Wed, Sept 15 7 – 8:30 pm Orientation & Overview Kathleen Coleman
Sun, Sept 19 3:00 – 7:00 pm Module 1:  Prayer

Module 2:  Loss, Suffering & Grief

Joan Payne

Teresa Nelson

Wed, Sept 22 5:00 – 9:00 pm Module 3:  Spiritual Care

Module 4:  Health, Healing & Whole-person Health

Dr. Anthony Medley
Sun, Sept 26 3:00 – 7:00 pm Module 5:  History & Philosophy of FCN

Module 6:  Beginning Your Ministry

Kathleen Coleman

Betsy Johnson

Wed, Sept 29 5:00 – 9:00 pm Module 7:  Legal Aspects

Module 8:  Ethical Issues

Jennifer Gray Woods
Sun, Oct 3 3:00 – 7:00 pm Module 9:  Assessment & Assessing Resources Maria Middlestate
Wed, Oct 6 5:00 – 9:00 pm Module 10:  Documenting Practice

Module 11:  Communications & Collaboration

Joan Payne

Costin Jordache

Sun, Oct 10 3:00 – 7:00 pm Module 12:  Behavioral Health & FCN

Module 13:  Violence

Dr. Beverly Sedlacek
Wed, Oct 13 5:00 – 9:00 pm Module 14:  Health Promotion Dr. Angeline Brauer
Sun, Oct 17 3:00 – 7:00 pm Module 15:  Advocacy, Care Coordination & Transitional Care Sonia Wrate
Wed, Oct 20 5:00 – 9:00 pm Pulling it all Together: Building & Implementing Successful FCN Ministry Betsy Johnson
Sun, Oc 24 5:00 – 7:00 pm Commissioning Service Speaker TBA

The Foundations of Faith Community Nursing course was developed by the Westberg Institute to prepare eligible nurses for the FCN specialty. The intense training can also be used by nurses to strengthen their ministry in a faith setting.

Individuals who complete a course offered through the AAFCN, and meet eligibility criteria, will receive a complimentary 1-year membership in AAFCN.