WellStar College of Health and Human Services
Continuing Education Division

KSU Mountains

WCHHS Continuing Education Division

8-4 Monday - Friday


Health Sciences
Building #41

Mailing Address:
WellStar College of Health and Human Services
Kennesaw State University
520 Parliament Garden Way Northwest
Kennesaw, GA  30144-5593

Nursing in Faith Communities


Course Offered

January 12 - April 26

Thursdays 5:00 - 7:45 pm

Location: Prillaman Health Science Building, room #2204

Contact Hours = 45


This 45-hour course is designed to provide nurses with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a basic understanding of nursing in faith communities and it’s roles and responsibilities. Emphasis is placed on learning strategies and techniques to meet the health and spiritual needs of diverse populations across the lifespan and developing intercollegial peer support systems. In addition, students will learn to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate appropriate interventions based on assessment findings, and presentation of health data to groups. Successful completion of this course will qualify the individual to assume the role of a Faith Community Nurse.

Required Textbooks:

  • Hickman, J. S. (2006). Faith community nursing . Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • American Nurses Association. (2005) Faith community nursing: Scope and standards of practice. Silver Springs, MD: American Nurses Association.


** If you are a WellStar employee, please email Debra Reda (dreda@kennesaw.edu) before registering to receive a 10% discount.

Click here to register. Registration does not open until 3 months prior to the start date of the course.


Classes are held at Prillaman Hall (Bldg #41). Parking is available at the Lutheran Church. Click here for maps.




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