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Parish Nurse prep course being offered through Mercy Health Ministry program


April 15, 2008

Parish Nurse and Health Minister Basic Preparation Course will be offered June 15 -21, 2008 by the Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program.

The course will be held at Carlow University.  The curriculum was developed by the International Parish Nurse Resource Center.  CEs: 42.9 – Cost: $395.  A limited number of partial scholarships are available.

Parish Nursing/Faith Community Nursing is a specialized practice recognized by the American Nurses Association.  The Mercy Parish Nurse Program has conducted this course nine times since 2001, with 120 women and men receiving commissioning.  Those who feel called to use their skills to promote wholistic health in their faith community, contact Dorothy Mayernik at 412-232-5815,, or visit


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