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Thanks to donations like yours, in 2017 the Network has:
Reached over 125 local nurses with quarterly professional continuing education symposiums in the Twin Cities Metro that featured topics specific to FCN practice. Donations help us offer these programs to FCNs at a significantly discounted rate.
Prepared 20 faith community nurses to begin their practice through the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing course. The network has now graduated 145 FCNs, over 1/3 of whom have received scholarships. Did you know that these nurses reach thousands of Twin Cities residents each year?
Educated 49 faith community nurses and healthcare professionals as leaders of the Stepping On fall prevention program. By July 2018, these leaders will reach more than 700 older adults in their communities who are at risk of falling. As a result, those older adults will remain active and living independently in their homes.
Worked with over 120 professional volunteers, including FCNs, nursing educators, physical therapists, pharmacists and vision professionals. These volunteers have generously given their time by serving on committees that influence FCNN programming and by directly supporting the Stepping On program.
Faith community nursing is a new area of practice and today, almost half of the faith community nurses practicing in the Twin Cities are working as unpaid staff, while those who are paid work at well below nursing scale. Why?
Because they feel called to live out their faith by making this tangible contribution to their community. Regardless of our particular faith tradition, we are all directed to care for our neighbors. Through this mission of health and healing, faith community nurses reclaim the historic nursing role of caring for the mind, body and spirit.
2016 Annual Report and Federal 990 Filing
Read about FCNN’s achievements and activities in 2016 in our Annual Report. This report contains an overview of our accomplishments, financials, and educational offerings and celebrates our generous supporters, leadership, and volunteers.