Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:00-2:30 p.m.
Title:  Suicide: Preventive Interventions & Support for Families after Loss
Location:  Adventist WholeHealth Network
Speaker: Chaplain Joyce Christman, MA

This seminar will discuss:

  1. Suicide incidence and risk factors
  2. Responding effectively with someone who expresses suicide contemplation or threat
  3. Helpful ways to support family members whose loved one has completed suicide

Details: *2.0 hours of nursing continuing education available to RNs in attendance.


Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00-2:30 p.m.
Title:  Behavioral Health and Faith Community Nursing
Location:  Adventist WholeHealth Network
Speaker: Sue Shobe, MSW, BSN, RN

This educational offering is a supplemental module from the official Foundations of Faith Community Nursing curriculum created by the Westberg Institute.  This module addresses the role of the faith community nurse (FCN) in providing behavioral health care in the faith community. It also illustrates how the faith community can minister effectively to the mentally ill.

Details: *2.0 hours of nursing continuing education available to RNs in attendance.


Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Title:  Far-Reaching Health Fairs
Location:  Adventist WholeHealth Network
Speaker: Ben Parrish, MS, CWC

This presentation will be a practical learning experience for beginner and long-time health ministry leader alike.  As spring approaches and you plan your outreach activities for the balmy months of the year you will learn how to plan and implement impactful wellness experiences for your community, as well as hands-on techniques and strategies!

Details: *1.0 hour of nursing continuing education pending approval.


To RSVP for Faith Community Nurse Network Meetings fill out the form below

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*To receive contact hours participants must:

  1. Sign-in
  2. Remain present for the entire educational presentation
  3. Complete a survey

Adventist WholeHealth Network is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.



Adventist WholeHealth Network provides business communities, faith communities and individuals in Reading PA and the surrounding areas with services and resources to improve their health and wellness. We strive to care for others by following Christ's example. Through our Community Health and Wellness programs we offer a variety of health and wellness classes. Through our Congregational Health Ministry we offer services including health screenings, health and wellness speakers, resources and health ministry team building. Through our Spiritual Care and Bereavement we offer programs to help you grieve a loved one. We educate, equip and nurture Parish/Faith Community Nurses and their congregations in promoting wholistic health within their communities.
We provide our services to Reading PA 19606, Wyomissing PA 19610, Sinking Spring PA 19608 and the surrounding areas. We provide great services for the loss of a loved one in Reading PA, loss of a loved one in Wyomissing PA, and loss of a loved one in Sinking Spring PA.

Conveniently located at 2363 Mountain Rd, Hamburg, PA 19526.