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CPE Curriculum

CPE Curriculum

Clinical Pastoral Education Curriculum

The CMC Clinical Pastoral Training programs follow the standards set by the CPSP, the accrediting organization. A typical unit of CPE requires a minimum of 400 hours of supervised ministry in a clinical setting.

Each CPE student will be assigned to several areas of pastoral responsibility for clinical pastoral work.

Clinical Pastoral Education Curriculum Overview

Two Semesters offered: Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer. Each semester operates independently from the last. One Semester (1 Unit)

Orientation Requirements

  • Tuberculosis and other Screens, Vaccine(s)
  • CMC Orientation for Staff, Students, Interns (full-day)
  • CPE Orientation

General Overview

In this clinical process the student works to develop her/his gift and talents in ministry.

  • Didactics and Seminars
  • Verbatim presentations are conducted by Interns, aimed toward development of practical pastoral care skills.
  • Individual Supervision offered to each student (IS). An opportunity to work on pastoral care and personal development.
  • Medical Unit Assignment: Collaborative Decision Making
  • Goal Development and Assessment
  • Regular Group Sessions and Individually Focused Supervisory Meetings
  • Individual(s) Personal Relationship Development (IPR)
  • Development of Student’s Theory of Pastoral Care
  • Final Evaluation of Self, Group and Process; Next Steps

The Conway Medical Center Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all individuals in the Conway Medical Center service area.

Classes & Programs

Conway Medical Center hosts a variety of events monthly including blood drives, CMC auxiliary events, educational seminars, and more.  Our Community Outreach Programs offer medical care to individuals with no medical insurance and no family physician. 

Patient Portal

Our combined Patient Portal allows patients to electronically access their medical records for both their hospital and physician office encounters at their convenience on any computer, tablet or mobile device that has internet connectivity.