Parish Nurse Ministry
Preparation Courses and Continuing Education
BASIC PARISH NURSE PREPARATION COURSES - registration brochure 2012 to 2013
The preparation course is designed to meet the requirements of the Minnesota Board of Nursing related to professional nursing components for 37 contact hours. The program fee, which includes texts, study materials and some meals, is $575. Housing is available for an additional charge. Churches are encouraged to sponsor nurses and provide the program fee.
The program sites for the 2012-2013 year will be held at the following locations: Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN and Atonement Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND. Please see the attached brochure for specific dates.
Sample course topics include:
• The Role of the Parish Nurse: Integrating Issues of Faith and Health
• Holistic Health and Wellness Concepts for the Parish Nurse
• The Parish Nurse as Health Advocate
• The Parish Nurse Working With People Across the Life Span
2011 & 2012 Program Alumni
Past program participant comments:
"So many great discussion, ideas, information - all so wonderful...so faithfully rich!"
"What a mountain-top experience! A powerful course."
"Good way to network with experienced parish nurses. Nice to hear about what works and what doesn't!"
"...it was a transforming experience..."
"Beyond [what] words can express."