What is a Parish Nurse?
A parish nurse is a registered nurse who has taken special training in how to link faith and health. Parish Nurses do not do “hands on” care like a nurse in a doctor’s office, they help people deal with their health issues and concerns, and help people find resources for good health.
What does a Parish Nurse do?
Provides education and information on health options and services
Helps people understand good health and how to prevent illness and disease
Coordinates volunteers who can help if there is a health problem at Frist Pres or in the community
Helps people understand the connection between faith and health
Helps develop support groups (Caregivers group, Diabetes support group, etc.)
Who can get help from a Parish Nurse?
What if my concern is very personal and private?
Parish Nurses will keep your information confidential.
You can contact the Parish Nurses by phone:
Nancy Klotz RN (509) 627-0305
Bonnie Wilson RN (509) 585-2396