Continuing Education Courses
Faith Community Nursing
The West Virginia University School of Nursing offers a Faith Community Nursing course for those individuals interested in helping to address the unique needs of faith-based organizations. The professional practice of faith community nursing focuses on the intentional care of the spirit as part of the process of promoting holistic health and preventing or minimizing illness in a faith community.
Faith Community Nursing Update Course
The West Virginia University School of Nursing offers a Faith Community Nursing Update course for individuals who have previously taken the full Foundations of Faith Community nursing course. This course is designed to provide nurses who have taken the full course in the past, with access to the new evidence-based curriculum.
Advanced Spiritual Care
The Advanced Spiritual Care Course is designed to provide nurses with advanced knowledge and skill when providing spiritual care to their patients. This is a 4 week all online course and has been approved for 20 hours of continuing nursing professional development.
Transitional Care Training for the Faith Community Nurse
The Transitional Care course is designed to provide the faith community nurse with background knowledge on the needs of community members who are in the process of transitioning in care. This might include from the hospital to home, from the hospital to the nursing home, from the hospital to home with hospice and many other transitional times. The course uses the national Transitional Care Training Program through the Westberg Institute.
Nursing Competencies and Networking in Addiction Care in WV
This is a free CNE program content on the Core Curriculum for Addiction Nursing with a focus on opioid use disorder. There are nine stand-alone modules, providing a total of 15.3 hours of continuing education units. This content is ideal for any RN or APRN interested in learning more about caring for patients with addiction or in preparation for taking the certification exam in addictions nursing (CARN/CARN-AP).
Office-Based MAT Nurse Care Manager Training
The purpose of this FREE CNE activity is to provide nurses with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to function as case managers for a medication assisted treatment (MAT) program within community based and primary care settings and to create a network of support for nurse care managers (NCM) in that role.