Continuing Education Symposiums

Continuing Education Symposiums

The Faith Community Nurse Network provides at least four professional nursing education symposiums each year for contact hour credit. The events are sponsored in part by Hennepin County Human Services & Public Health Department. Contact our office at or call 651-204-0904 for additional information.

Symposium participants networking with one another

Symposium Details:

  • Program Times: 9:30 AM (registration opens at 9:00 AM) – 12:30 PM
  • This activity will be awarded 3.6 contact hours for State Boards of Nursing
  • There will be light refreshments and coffee during the program and each registered attendee has the option of pre-ordering a box lunch from Subway Sandwiches that will be distributed at the end of the program

Registration & Cost:

  • Cost of individual symposiums: $25 (FCNs); $50 (non-FCNs)
  • Cost of series of four (4) symposiums in 2018 (25% discount): $75 for Faith Community Nurses (FCNs); $150 for all other attendees who are not FCNs
  • Cost of boxed lunch: $7 per symposium
  • Symposiums are offered at a $15 charge to enrolled nursing students who are not Registered Nurses
  • Preregistration is required five days in advance (a $5.00 surcharge will be applied after the cutoff).

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We are currently registering Program Partners and Program Sponsors for the 2018 symposium series! Information about sponsorship opportunities can be found here.

Next Symposium: Vulnerable Adults & Giving Voice Chorus

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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Join us for a dynamic presentation beginning with the Giving Voice Chorus, a chorus made up of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and their caregivers. Learn about how music helps those affected by Alzheimer’s. Then, hear from Kelli Klein, an Adult Protection Resource Specialist at the MN Department of Human Services.

Adath Jeshurun Congregation
10500 Hillside Lane W
Minnetonka, MN 55305 (Google Map)

Thank you to our Program Partner:

Upcoming 2018 Symposiums:

Deaf, Hearing Loss & New Technologies
April 18, 2018

Presentation by Mary Bauer, Deaf/Hard of Hearing Specialist, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (DHHS), a division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services

Location: St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Brooklyn Center

Spiritual Distress
June 20, 2018

Presentation by Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Senior Rabbi, Temple Israel

Location: TBD

Poverty & Older Adults
October 17, 2018

Presenter TBD

Location: TBD

Past 2017 Symposiums:

Falls Prevention
January 18, 2017
Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, APRN, GNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA, Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Location: Centennial United Methodist Church, Roseville

Program Partner:

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Advocacy and Gun Violence
April 19, 2017
Kathi Koehn, MA, RN, Executive Director of MNORN and Rev. Nancy Nord Bence, Executive Director of Protect Minnesota
Location: St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Program Partner:

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Parkinson’s Disease & Related Disorders
June 21, 2017
Rose Wichmann, PT, Manager of Struthers Parkinson’s Center
Location: Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Lakeville

Program Partner:

Intentional Listening
October 25, 2017
Liz Andress, BA, MA
Location: Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minnetonka

Program Partner:

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