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Parish Nursing Prep Course

Basic Parish Nurse Preparation Course

The Basic Parish Nurse Preparation Course provides Registered Nurses, clergy, and chaplains with an opportunity to learn about the ministry of Parish Nursing practice.  

 

The Basic Parish Nurse Preparation Course provides 44 CEUs.

The following list gives an overview of the topics that are covered in the course that follows the endorsed curriculum from the International Parish Nurse Resource Center:

  • Role of the Congregation in Health, Healing & Wholeness
  • Theology of Health, Healing & Wholeness
  • History & Philosophy of Parish Nursing
  • Ethics in Parish Nursing
  • Self Care for Parish Nurses
  • Assessment: Individual, Family, Congregation
  • Accountability & Documentation
  • Function of the Parish Nurse: Integrator of Faith and Health
  • Function of the Parish Nurse: Personal Health Counselor
  • Function of the Parish Nurse: Health Educator
  • Function of the Parish Nurse: Referral Agent
  • Function of the Parish Nurse: Coordinator of Volunteers
  • Function of the Parish Nurse: Developer of Support Groups
  • Function of the Parish Nurse: Health Advocate
  • Getting Started
  • Functioning Within a Ministerial Team
  • Health Promotion & Maintenance
  • Prayer & Worship Leadership
  • Grant Proposal Writing for Parish Nurses
  • Grief & Loss

The Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing at Samford University has partnered with the International Parish Nurse Resource Center in order to offer the endorsed Basic Parish Nurse Preparation Curriculum in Alabama.

If you are interested in attending the next Basic Parish Nurse Preparation Course, please call, write, or email:

The Ingalls Center of Mission and Ministries
P.O. Box 830605
Birmingham, Alabama 35283-0605
Office: 205-783-3493 or 205-592-1390
Fax: 205-783-3564
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