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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: Spiritual Distress

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Join us for a dynamic presentation by Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Senior Rabbi at Temple Israel. We will learn about recognizing, evaluating, and responding to spiritual distress among individuals.

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
2739 NE Stinson Parkway
St. Anthony, MN 55418
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Thank you to our Program Partner:

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Additional 2018 Symposiums:

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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Hear for the Health of It

April 18, 2018

Presentation by Mary Bauer, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Specialist, DHHS, Minnesota Department of Human Services

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Brooklyn Center

Program Partner:

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