{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} A Congregation Transition of Care Program Using Faith Community Nurses and Volunteer Faith-Based Nurses

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about a Congregation Transition of Care (CTOC) program designed to decrease 30-day readmission rates with the use of a faith community nurse (FCN) and volunteer faith-based registered nurses (VFB-RNs).

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. List the benefits of using transition of care models (TOC-Ms) and FCNs to reduce hospital readmission rates.
  2. Outline the implementation of a CTOC program.
  3. Specify the results of the program and their implications for nursing practice.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: CNJ0719B
Published: Jul/Sep 2019
Expires: 9/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 16/22 (72%)
Authors: Lee Ann Strait, DNP, RN-BC; Elizabeth Fitzgerald, EdD, APRN-CNS, PMHCNS-BC; Joyce Zurmehly, PhD, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF; Janine Overcash, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FAAN