CONCORD – Cabarrus College of Health Sciences and the Carolinas HealthCare System are sponsoring a 34-hour continuing education course entitled Foundations of Faith Community Nursing.

The course will be held from 8:15 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 12-16 at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences.

It is designed for registered nurses interested in becoming or currently serving as faith community nurses in a paid or unpaid position and will provide the knowledge necessary to become health advocates, while providing spiritual care to faith-based communities.

Faith community nursing is non-denominational and open to people of all religions. The course costs $550 and is limited to 20 participants. The registration and payment deadline is Nov. 2.

To register, contact the office of Campus and Community Outreach at 704-403-1614 or angela.ferguson@carolinashealthcare.org.

Visit the CHS Faith Community Health Ministry website at www.carolinasmedicalcenter.org/faith.