Faith Community Nursing

parish nursing

Program Information and Class Offerings

9th Annual Day of Enrichment- Preparing for the End of Life: Role of the Faith Community Nurse

Friday, April 29, 2016


 PDF icon2016 FCN Day of Enrichment Registration Form


Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course 


Nurses will be able to provide specialized nursing care of the spirit while promoting health and preventing illness within the faith community as well as the broader community.

Program Objectives:

Upon completion, the participants will be able to: 

  • embrace the integration of faith and health as central to the parish nurse role, demonstrate knowledge, attitude, and skills to practice as a faith community nurse.
  • value an inter-collegial peer system of support.
  • identify a network for continuing development and support.
  • commit continued spiritual formation to more effectively understand and carry out the faith community nurse role.

The Faith Community Nurse Ministry Preparation program may be taken as a continuing education course (38 contact hours).

Program fees include:

  • packet materials
  • IPNRC pin
  • 38 nursing contact hours

Upcoming Faith Community Nurse Ministry Preparation class offerings


Nancy Danou, MSN, RN teaches part-time for Viterbo University in the nursing program where she has taught since 1994. She has completed the Faculty Preparation Course sponsored by the Westberg Institute for Faith Community Nursing for the Basic Parish Nurse Preparation and Basic Parish Nurse Coordinator Programs. Nancy can be contacted by email at or by phone at 608-788-8500.

Planning Committee Members

Nancy Danou, MSN, RN
Silvana Richardson, PhD, RN

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on accreditation.