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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.

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Symposium Details:

  • Program Times: 9:30 AM (registration opens at 9:00 AM) – 12:30 PM
  • This activity will be awarded 3 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).
  • Refunds are not available to registrants who are unable to attend.

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

Next Symposium: Deaf, Hearing Loss & New Technologies

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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Join us for an interactive 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. We will learn about identifying signs of hearing loss, affordable assistive technologies, and communication strategies to use with those you serve.

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
7025 Halifax Ave N
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
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Thank you to our Program Partner:
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Additional 2018 Symposiums:

Spiritual Distress

June 20, 2018

Presentation by Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Senior Rabbi, Temple Israel

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Anthony

Program Partner:

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Poverty & Older Adults

October 17, 2018

Presenter TBD

Location: Calvary Lutheran Church, Golden Valley

Program Partner:

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Vulnerable Adults & Giving Voice Chorus

January 17, 2018

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Presentation by the Giving Voice Chorus, a chorus made up of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and their caregivers and Kelli Klein, an Adult Protection Resource Specialist at the MN Department of Human Services.

Location: Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minnetonka

Program Partner:

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