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  South Carolina Faith Community Nurses Association (SCFCNA) Annual Conference

Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at the William L Yates Conference Center, 1000 Center Point Rd, Columbia, SC 29210.  


This year's theme is "Advanced Care Planning:  A Role for Faith Communities.

Despite the prevalence of health issues related to aging, many American adults have not set up specific advance directives (AD or ACD) for their continuing medical care should they become incapacitated and not able to speak for themselves.  

Conference attendees will be given the opportunity to learn about the conversations and activities that comprise the advance care planning process; the nuts and bolts of advance directives and related forms; and some techniques that may be used to promote and support advance care planning activities as well as community resources.


Nurses, Clergy, Ministry Leaders, Pastors, Congregational Health Ministers, Health Agencies, anyone interested in congregational health ministry would benefit from attending.


Contact hours of 5 CE’s have been applied for. The registration fee of $60 for SCFCNA members, $70 for non members includes lunch, contact hours and breaks.  Membership is $20 and can be added to the registration fee.
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The South Carolina Faith Community Nurses Association (SCFCNA) will be offering The Foundations Course for those nurses interested in the practice of Faith Community Nursing March 7-9, 2019 at The First Presbyterian Church Spartanburg, William L. Arthur Building, 410 E. Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

 

Faith Community Nursing (FCN) is the specialized practice of professional nursing that focuses on the intentional care of the spirit as a part of the process of promoting wholistic  health and preventing or minimizing illness in a faith community.

 

Faith community nurses claim a professional practice grounded in the hope and capacity building that focuses on the intentional care of the spirit.

This course is an intensive educational program for nurses exploring faith community nursing or currently working in a faith community setting.  This is a time of learning, worship, personal reflection, spiritual growth, and communal fellowship with other nurses.

 

Course Goal: To gain the foundational principles and practices of health ministry and faith community nursing  in order to prepare the registered nurse to function as a faith community nurse within the context of a faith community.

 

 Sample of Topics include:

· History of health ministry and faith community nursing

· Models and roles of FCN practice

· Legal and ethical issues

· Care team development

· Health promotion

· Resources for the FCN

 

Application for Contact Hours has been submitted

 
SCFCNA Annual Conference
"Pursuit of Wellness: Connecting the Dots - Mind, Body Spirit 
 
Friday, November 13, 2015
 

Northeast Presbyterian Church

601 Polo Road

Columbia, SC

 

 

 

South Carolina Faith Community Nurses Association


Congratudations to the 2015 Foundations Course Graduates!

Congratulations to the 2015

Foundations Course

Graduates!

South Carolina Faith Community Nurses Association (SCFCNA) Virtual Annual Conference 


                             (Thank you to all those behind the scenes for a successful first vitural conference!)

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