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 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

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
  • Symposiums are offered at a $15 charge to enrolled nursing students who are not Registered Nurses
  • A boxed lunch can be purchased at registration for $7.00. Note: Lunch will be provided free of charge following our October 17, 2018 symposium thanks to our generous Program Partner, Metro Meals on Wheels.
  • 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.


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

Mark Your Calendar: 2019 Symposium Dates

Wednesdays, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

January 23, April 3, June 19 and October 23

Next Symposium: Poverty & Older Adults

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Join us for a presentation by Linda Bane Frizzell, PhD, Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Attendees will gain insights on groups that are disproportionately impacted by poverty, discover local resources aimed at reducing poverty among older adults and learn how to better serve low-income seniors.


Calvary Lutheran Church of Golden Valley
7520 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427  (Google Map)

Parking: Please park in the north lots, accessed from Rhode Island or Pennsylvania Avenues.

Doors: Please use Door #1 from the north parking lots. Inside, go toward the Information Desk and then to the atrium to the left.

Thank you to our Program Partner:

Upcoming 2019 Symposiums:

The Opioid Epidemic & Naloxone Training

January 23, 2019

Presentation by Randy Anderson, Overdose Prevention Manager at the Steve Rumler Hope Network. Additional presentation details coming soon!

Location: St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Brooklyn Center

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

April 3, 2019

Presentation details coming soon!

Location: Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minnetonka

Loneliness & Social Isolation

June 19, 2019

Presentation details coming soon!

Location: St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Anthony

Legal Rights of Older Adults

October 23, 2019

Presentation details coming soon!

Location: St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Past 2018 Symposiums:

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:

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:

Spiritual Distress

June 20, 2018

Presentation by Temple Israel Senior Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman

Location: St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Anthony

Program Partner:

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