Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis., is offering this fall a professional development conference for registered nurses, clergy and others interested in parish nursing and congregational health.
“Christian Caregiving: The Concept and Practice of Parish Nursing and Congregational Health” will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on six consecutive Tuesdays — Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28, and Oct. 5 and 12.
Topics to be covered include:
- Christian caregiving in the context of congregational health.
- history and philosophy of parish nursing: Jesus’ caregiving, early church caregiving.
- roles and models of parish nursing.
- legal and ethical aspects of parish nursing and congregational health.
- spiritual assessment, caregiving and effective resources for spiritual care.
- needs assessment, documentation and scope of practice.
- serving people in crisis: grief, loss, depression, elderly, acute and chronic illnesses.
- setting up a parish nurse practice and office.
- team ministry of congregational health.
- exercise ministries.
- blood pressure ministries.
Registration for on-site participation is $560 (meals are not included). The course also may be taken via “E-learning” for $710.
For more information or to register, contact Carol Lueders Bolwerk, program director, at 262-243-4233 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted July 7, 2010