TWU invites public to first annual Faith and Nursing Symposium featuring International Scholars

TWU hosts Faith and Nursing Symposium with international lecturers.

Trinity Western University's Faculty of Nursing invites the public to join in dialogue about what it means to bring together faith and nursing practice, education, policy, and research at the first annual Faith and Nursing Symposium, Friday January 16th to Saturday January 17th, 2009. The event will feature keynote lecturer, Dr. Bart Cusveller, an Associate Professor of Ethics and Nursing at the Christelijke Hogeschool Ede (the Netherlands) and renowned scholar in the area of Christian ethics, philosophy and spirituality in nursing practice. Cusveller will discuss International perspectives on 21st Century Health Care.

Saturday's events will include a lecture by Dr. Marsha Fowler of Azusa Pacific University on a Theological Understanding of Health and the opportunity to workshop with various TWU nursing Faculty on religion, spirituality and culture in the 21st Century. All events are free of charge. Please register by email at by January 5th, 2009.

For more information or to view a complete event schedule, please visit

The symposium is sponsored by the TWU Nursing Department, CCCU and SPIRIT Projects.

Event at a Glance

What: "Integrating Faith and Nursing: Implications for 21st Century Practice"
Date: Friday January 16th to Saturday January 17th, 2009
Time: Friday 7pm; Saturday 9:30 am and 1 pm (see online schedule for details)
Location: Trinity Western University, Cafeteria and Alumni Hall (see online schedule for details)
Cost: No charge
Registration: Register by email at by January 5th, 2009.
Contact: Dr. Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham, email:, phone: (604) 888-7511 ext. 3239

Trinity Western University, in Langley, B.C., is an independent Christian liberal arts and sciences university enrolling approximately 4000 students. TWU offers 41undergraduate majors, ranging from biotechnology, education, nursing, theatre and music, to psychology, communications and biblical studies. TWU's 17 graduate degree programs include counseling psychology, business, theology, linguistics, and leadership, and interdisciplinary degrees in English, philosophy and history. TWU holds Canada Research Chairs in Dead Sea Scroll Studies, Developmental Genetics and Disease, and Interpretation, Religion & Culture.


Last Updated: 2009-11-10
Author: Laura Ralph