Poinsettia Tea

Please join us at our 27th annual Poinsettia Tea and delight in scones, sandwiches, desserts, and entertainment while supporting Duet’s mission to promote health and well-being.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Arrival 1:30 pm, Program begins at 2:00 pm

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch
7500 E Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Musical entertainment by
North Valley Chorale




Purchase your tickets here:

For day of event registrations, please come to the event to register. Please note: we have limited space for walk-ins.

Become a sponsor of the 2017 Poinsettia Tea – Learn more here
Purchase your sponsorship package here

For more information please contact Duet Development Coordinator, Gail Weide, at .


Family Caregiver Symposium

Join Duet on November 2 as we gather with expert panelists during National Caregiver Month to share with caregivers how to navigate physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being through periods of high stress.

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Then in the afternoon, join us for a free training to become a video series facilitator for Duet’s new family caregiver video series, “Finding Meaning and Hope”, based on Loving Someone Who Has Dementia, by Pauline Boss, PhD.

Preview the video series trailer

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Location: Duet at Church of the Beatitudes
555 W Glendale Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021

The symposium is comprised of two separate sessions. The morning session is designed for all family caregivers and professionals. CE’s for registered nurses have been approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division.

CE’s have been approved for social workers from the National Association of Social Workers – Arizona Chapter.

CE’s have been approved for nursing care and assisted living facility managers and administrators through the Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers.

Please e-mail for more details on CE’s for the event.

9:00 am – 1:00 pm Morning Session – Navigating Difficult Family Caregiver Transitions, includes lunch
1:00 – 4:30 pm Afternoon Training – Finding Meaning and Hope, professionals and volunteers welcome

Cost:   Morning Session: $20 family caregivers, $40 professionals

Afternoon Training: No Charge

Download the 2017 Caregiver Symposium Flyer

Can’t leave your loved one by themselves to come to this event?
On-site adult day care and limited in-home care options are available. Please call Daniela Saylor at 602-274-5022 ext. 39 for details.

Thank you to our Signature Sponsor:Phoenx Arizona State Lockup

Register Here

Online registration is now closed. As space permits, walk-up registrations will be accepted at the event. Please arrive early.

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing

2018 Foundations Course dates to be announced.

Duet is moving to our new location, near 31st Ave and Peoria, at the end of November.

The next Foundations Course will be held at the new facility.

If you have questions, please contact Mary Lou Moore, moore@duetaz,org, 602-274-5022.

“This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation”

More about the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course:

  • Based on comprehensive, interactive, and interfaith curriculum developed through the International Parish Nurse Resource Center (IPNRC), Church Health Center, 1210 Peabody Ave., Memphis, Tennessee 38104.
  • Duet is approved by the IPNRC to offer the standardized curriculum
  • Only classroom-based program in Arizona and much of the Southwest
  • Teaches experienced RNs how to provide holistic health care to members of a faith community
  • 38 Contact hours, hybrid of in class and on line coursework are provided

Content includes:

  • Theology of healing and the faith community’s role in spiritual assessment and caregiving
  • Parish/faith community nurse’s role in worship and prayer
  • Roles of a parish/faith-community nurse
  • Developing a faith-based health and wellness program
  • Legal, ethical and scope of practice issues
  • Community assessment and resources
  • Health promotion and wellness
  • Self-nurturing and boundary setting strategies
  • Grief counseling and bereavement support
  • Family violence
  • Dedication service at the end of the course