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Continuing & Professional Development

Faith Community Nursing Coordinator Course

February 12 - March 26, 2018

October 1 - November 12, 2018

  • Six week ONLINE course offered two times/year

  • Price: $375

 A Faith Community Nurse Coordinator is an RN who oversees, educates, and supports practicing faith community nurses while organizing, planning, and sustaining the viability of this health ministry within a congregation or a healthcare organization. This requires additional education, knowledge, skills, and gifts in the areas of community health nursing, not-for-profit management, and faith community life. Since Health Ministry can be found in any faith community, the coordinator must be open to many faith traditions and be willing to spend time in the greater community promoting health ministry to people, groups.

Registration Information

Who is Providing This Course?

This program is offered through a collaboration of WKU School of Nursing & WKU Continuing & Professional Development. Curriculum based on 2012 IPNRC Faith Community Nursing Coordinator Curriculum. 


Successful completion of the Faith Community Nursing Foundations course is a requirement of enrollment.

What Textbooks Are Required?

  1. Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice 2nd Edition. (2012). American Nurses Association. Silver Spring, MD. ISBN: 978-1-55810-429-7

The South Central Kentucky Area Health Education Center is approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) as a provider of continuing education under the Provider Number 5-0026, expiration date 12-31-19.  26.0 contact hours will be awarded after attending the entire offering and completing evaluations.  9/4/17 – 10/30/17 KBN# 5-0026-12-17-1116;  2/12/18 – 3/26/18 KBN# 5-0026-12-19-1195; 10/1/18 – 11/12/18 KBN# 5-0026-12-19-1202 


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 Last Modified 10/2/17