Collecting the Wisdom: Harnessing the Power of Faith Community Nursing will be the title of an early spring conference for nurses, health professionals, health ministers, clergy and anyone interested in gaining skills in a caring ministry in their faith community. The 10th annual Faith Community Nurses Association 2017 Conference is scheduled for Friday, March 3, 2017 at Crossings Community Center, 10255 North Pennsylvania Ave, Oklahoma City OK.
This conference will explore the progression of Faith Community Nursing, use the Book of Esther to examine the role of Faith Community Nursing, encourage Faith Community Nurses to discuss their own individual ministry activities, and examine a pastor’s perspective of implementation of health initiatives in a congregation. Nationally known, Susan Dyess, is certified in Advanced Holistic Nursing and as a Nurse Executive. In her early career as a registered nurse, she worked in a critical care unit, on an oncology unit and as an adjunct faculty member. She currently works in her community as a member of the Strategic Nursing Advancement Committee and as a Board Member the Delray Medical Center. She is very involved in research and has many peer-reviewed publications and presentations.
This conference will provide the opportunity for participants to network, build relationships with nurses and health ministers interested in Faith Community Nursing. The purpose of the conference to is to increase awareness of Faith Community Nursing in Oklahoma, provide tools to enhance ministry of caring in a congregation, and open doors to networking among clergy, nurses and community services.
Registration for the one-day conference prior to February 18 is $60 for FCNA OK members. Non-member fees are $90. Nursing students fees are $60 and clergy fees are $65. Between February 19 and 28, add $25. Registration March 1-3, add $45. Refunds before 2/18 less $20 deposit. No refunds after February 18. FCNA OK is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course is approved for 6.2 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number”LT0298-0316, KAR 60-7-107 (b)(3)(C).
For registration and brochure, see the FCNA website, downloads page: or contact Brenda Rice at 405-642-1512, [email protected].