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Faith Community Nursing  

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Faith community nursing is a practice specialty that focuses on assisting members of all faiths to maintain and/or regain wholeness in body, mind and spirit.  Faith community nurses are licensed, registered nurses who practice holistic health for self, individuals and the community using nursing knowledge combined with spiritual care.  Faith community nurses practice within their own faith community either as volunteers or in paid positions and are found across faith traditions.

The Foundation of Faith course is a 5 day on-campus course spread out over 3 weekends.

Course Details

  • 36.5 Contact Hours (in-person).

  • Open to nurses from any faith who are seeking to integrate faith and health as central to their role.

Who Should Enroll

This training is offered to those of any faith tradition who want to develop a Health Ministry through their communities of faith.

This course operates by the Nursing Refund Policies.


Foundations of Faith Community Nursing $535.00
Date:  4/25/2020-5/23/2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact Hours: 36.5
Seats Available: 12
Location: Pacific Lutheran University (Room TBD),
Address: 12180 Park Ave S TACOMA, WA 98447
The American Nurses Association recognizes faith community nursing as a specialty in nursing. Foundations of Faith Community Nursing holds the spiritual dimension as central to its practice.
Experience five days of presentations, small group experiences, interactive work and play, meditation and creative workshops. This face-to-face education course is designed to help the faith community nurse learn to model and promote health and healing.
- April 24 - 25
- May 1 - 2
- May 9
Scholarships are available! Email for information.


Contact Information
Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education

Phone: 253-535-7722

Center for Graduate and
Continuing Education
12180 Park Avenue S.
Tacoma, WA 98447