HMN6720EN - Self-care for the Caregiver

Course description

In order to effectively care for others, the caregiver must also care for self. This course uses the concept of an ongoing development and maturation of a strong faith in God to explore multiple aspects of self-care for healthcare providers. Ample opportunities for developing and implementing a customized plan of self-care are included.

How this course benefits students

Each participant must discover a definition of personal healthcare in relation to faith

Why this course is important

Registered Nurses completing this course will also receive a Westberg Institute certificate of completion, stained glass pin, and access to the international FCN online platform.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Health Ministry
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course is based on Judeo-Christian values and includes scripture reference throughout.

Missionally driven

This course provides a wide variety of self-care opportunities in order to provide the participant with unique opportunities to develop a plan of self-care compatible with faith and situation.

Contextually informed

Current research will influence healthcare aspects included in the course discussions..

Interculturally focused

Participants are expected to explore and implement a self-care plan to fit their needs and preferences

Practically minded

This course provides practical tools and insights to plan, begin, and grow a ministry.

Experientially transformed

This course provides adequate interactive activities for the participant to discover and develop a customized self-care plan.