Sunrise Haven offers complete and thorough training for Christian Science nurses based on the requirements stated in the Church Manual Bylaw. Our training program prepares individuals to become listed in The Christian Science Journal.
Graduates of Sunrise Haven’s Christian Science nurses training program might become Christian Science nurses in a Christian Science nursing facility, at a summer camp or school, or work as private duty Christian Science nurses, providing care and oversight in the home.
Christian Science Nurses Training – Le Verger/Sunrise Haven Accredited Program
Sunrise Haven’s accredited program provides flexible, one-on-one training. Christian Science nurses are trained to work in any setting. Training is expanded beyond working in a specific facility or in the home.
Training is divided into four levels – Introductory, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced – and two segments: classroom training and on-the-job mentoring. The classroom portion of each level lasts approximately two weeks. A shoulder-to-shoulder mentoring period takes place after each class and lasts as long as necessary to establish confidence and competence.
Classes firmly establish the spiritual basis for care through the study of the Bible and the writings of Mary Baker Eddy. The Socratic method is used – a form of inquiry and discussion between the student and trainer, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to illuminate ideas.
Christian Science Nurses Training – Sunrise Haven Skill Specific Program
Over the years, Sunrise Haven’s experienced Christian Science nursing staff has developed its own courses, which offer special benefits for those interested in learning a specific skill to help care for a family member or loved one.
Two of these courses, “Introduction to Christian Science Nursing” and “Ethics,” are available over the Internet for those based outside the greater Seattle area, including those in countries other than the U.S.
Other courses developed by Sunrise Haven include:
- Personal Care/Mobility
- Bed Care
- Cleansing and covering
- Special Care Needs
- Managing Your Christian Science Nursing Practice
- Christian Science Nursing in the Field
- Director of Christian Science Nursing Course
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