In October 2011 the International Parish Nurse Resource Center joined in ministry with the Church Health Center. The IPNRC now operates under the department of Faith Community Outreach, a department at the Church Health Center. The website includes Resources and information for faith community nurses, clergy and educators; including the Annual Westberg Parish Nurse Symposium.
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faithful reflections on living with disease
Reviews of relevant resources
Recipes for larger groups such as soup kitchens and church suppers
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A professional membership organization for all those participating in health ministry. On-line newsletter (HMA Today). Hosts an annual conference; register on-line. Has links for Pandemic Flu Preparedness for Faith Based Organizations. Lots of other resources & useful links.
Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries (NPNM), an interfaith, non-profit agency, initiates, develops and supports faith community nursing / health ministries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Membership is open to anyone interested in advancing wellness and wholeness within communities of faith.
Has an on-line newsletter (Body & Soul) and lots of resources. Hosts Annual NEHM Conference; register on-line.
Search under “Health Ministry Network.” Lots of news articles related to parish nursing and health ministry.
A nursing resource for the body, mind and spirit
FaithTrust Institute is a national, multi-faith, multicultural training and education organization with global reach working to end sexual and domestic violence.
The ANCC Faith Community Nursing board certification through portfolio assessment provides a valid and reliable assessment of the entry-level clinical knowledge and skills of registered nurses in the faith community nursing specialty after initial RN licensure. Once you complete eligibility requirements and successfully pass the portfolio review process, you are awarded the credential: Registered Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC). This credential is valid for 5 years. You can continue to use this credential by maintaining your license to practice and meeting the renewal requirements in place at the time of your certification renewal.