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.
  • 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 Partners and Sponsors for the 2019 symposium series! Information about sponsorship opportunities can be found here.

Next Symposium: Loneliness & Social Isolation

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Presented by:

James Falvey, Executive Director, Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly, Minneapolis MN and

Dr. Bruce McBeath, a Licensed Psychologist in Private Practice based in St. Paul and Red Wing MN.


St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Anthony


$25 for FCNs / $50 for all other participants

Other 2019 Symposiums:

Legal Rights of Older Adults

October 23, 2019

Presentation details coming soon!

Location: St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Bloomington

Thank you to our Program Partner:

Naloxone Training & The Opioid Epidemic: Faith Community Role

January 23, 2019

Presentation by Randy Anderson, Overdose Prevention Manager at the Steve Rummler Hope Network and Rev. Dr. Ed Treat, Lead Pastor at Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Bloomington.

Location: St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Brooklyn Center

Thank you to our Program Partner:

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

April 3, 2019

Presentation by Anna Lynn, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Coordinator, Community and Family Health Division, Minnesota Department of Health.

Location: Adath Jeshurun Congregation, Minnetonka

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