Introducing Health Ministry in a Rural American Church
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

Measles and Vaccination: A Resurrected Disease, A Conflicted Response
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

Holiness in World-Stained Places
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: JCN Online Extra: online only: practice Source Type: research

Engaging Faith for Spiritual Fitness: Helping New Nurses Avoid Burnout
ABSTRACT: The experience of going from a student nurse to a working registered nurse can be quite an adjustment. Once the newness of the first job wears off, graduate nurses may be prone to unexpected burnout and compassion fatigue. The purpose of this article is to help student nurses recognize ways to engage their faith to lay the foundation for spiritual fitness and to plan for the spiritual care they will need to have a long, impactful, and satisfying career. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: JCN Online Extra: online only: education/practice Source Type: research

PulseBeats
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: PulseBeats Source Type: research

Chat Room
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Chat Room Source Type: research

Practicing the Golden Rule
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Practicing Source Type: research

The Educator's Calling and Passion
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Called to Teach Source Type: research

What Do I Do with My Tears?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: FAQs in Spiritual Care Source Type: research

Burnout
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Poetic Expressions Source Type: research

Nurses' Perspectives on Spiritual Caregiving: Tending to the Sacred
ABSTRACT: This qualitative secondary analysis explored the narratives of 14 nurses from various practice settings. Data analysis identified that although nurses share responsibility for spiritual caregiving for their patients, the ability to provide this care is greatly influenced by intrinsic and the extrinsic factors. Spiritual caregiving was seen as both a discrete act that facilitated patients' spiritual practices and, in other situations, took the form of integrative spiritual caregiving that was part of the interpersonal connection in the nurse–patient relationship. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: research/practice Source Type: research

Introducing Health Ministry in a Rural American Church
This article describes a health ministry program that was successfully implemented in a small, rural church using the Healthy People 2020 MAP-IT framework. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection: faith community nursing Source Type: research

Spiritual Care at the Bedside: Are We Practicing What We Preach?
ABSTRACT: Little is known about how nurses' personal spirituality and religious (S/R) beliefs impact their spiritual care of patients. An online survey was used to collect data from 445 nurses, assessing facets of religiosity, their opinions about introducing S/R during patient care, demographic, and work-related variables. Findings indicated that even in a sample of Christian nurses who scored high on religiousness measures, spiritual care is infrequent. Nurses' opinions about whether it was appropriate to initiate S/R conversation, self-disclosure, and prayer were associated with aspects of nurse religiosity. Nurses wo...
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice/education Source Type: research

A Career in Nursing: Calling or Choice?
ABSTRACT: Is nursing a choice, a vocation, a calling? What is the significance of these terms? Caring remains the underlying foundation of nursing practice that can transform the choice of nursing as a career into a higher calling. Nurses often find life satisfaction in fulfilling God's call to care. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice/education Source Type: research

Religious Faith and Diabetes Health Beliefs in a Homeless Population: A Qualitative Study
ABSTRACT: This participatory action research project explored the perspectives and challenges of homeless persons living with, or at risk for, type 2 diabetes. Because these persons were sheltered in and served by a church, their perspectives provide understanding about how religious faith may influence diabetes self-management. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: research/mission Source Type: research

Theory of Nursing for the Whole Person: A Distinctly Scriptural Framework
Though unpublished in peer-reviewed literature for more than 40 years, the Theory of Nursing for the Whole Person has been, and remains, a highly useful framework for nursing practice, education, and research. Used by the College of Nursing at Oral Roberts University, the theory was developed by the founding dean, I. Tomine Tjelta. Founded on a Christian worldview, the theory is built on the basic nursing paradigm concepts, yet functions as a distinctly scriptural framework. The theory's five conceptual triads describe how nursing addresses the whole-person health-illness continuum for individuals, families, and communitie...
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: education/practice Source Type: research

Measles and Vaccination: A Resurrected Disease, A Conflicted Response
ABSTRACT: As the increasingly fierce debate about vaccines grows, so do the number of measles cases. Personal choice, inaccurate understanding, and legislative action are fueling vaccine refusal for this previously eradicated, highly contagious viral infection. In August 2019, measles cases had spread to 30 U.S. states and were spreading globally, endangering mainly young children and those unable to be vaccinated. Herd immunity is being eroded as parents refuse vaccinations or choose alternate vaccine schedules. Nurses are in a prime position to educate and advocate for vaccinations that safeguard public health. (Source...
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection: practice Source Type: research

Tiny Powerhouse
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: What's Vital? Source Type: research

Student TXT
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Student TXT Source Type: research

Nursing in the Church
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Nursing in the Church Source Type: research

Seven Practical Tips for DNP Projects in Faith-Based Settings
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Advanced Practice Nursing Source Type: research

Etc.
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Etc. Source Type: research

Challenges and Possibilities in Latin America
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: NCFI Your Global Connection Source Type: research

NCF @ Work
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: NCF @ Work Source Type: research

The Measles Crisis and Nursing Response
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 7, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Think About It Source Type: research

CE Test: Promoting Successful Aging Through Faith Community Nursing: Erratum
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: JCN Online Extra: online only: erratum Source Type: research

A Congregation Transition of Care Program Using Faith Community Nurses and Volunteer Faith-Based Nurses
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

Conquering the Craving: Treatment to Curb Alcohol Use Disorder
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

Offering Culturally Congruent Christian Care
ABSTRACT: Nurses provide care for people of many cultures. Understanding the patient's culture and incorporating cultural beliefs and practices into care are important to the patient's holistic well-being. Cultural and professional awareness creates culturally congruent care. Biblical teachings remind us to love one another; laws require culturally appropriate care, and nursing theory lays the path for understanding. The purpose of this article is to present a Christian view of caring, the theoretical and ethical underpinnings of cultural care, and the organizational and legal aspects of doing what is right. (Source: Jou...
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: JCN Online Extra: online only: education/mission Source Type: research

The Oldest Sins in the Book: Lessons for Nursing Research
ABSTRACT: The oldest sins in Scripture and resultant fall of humankind relate to temptation, deception, coercion, and disobedience. These same ethical issues are ever-present in conducting research. The purpose of this article is to draw on lessons from Genesis to avoid the common pitfalls of the original sins when engaging in nursing research. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: JCN Online Extra: online only: practice/research Source Type: research

PulseBeats
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: PulseBeats Source Type: research

Chat Room
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Chat Room Source Type: research

A New Nurse with a Firm Foundation
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Practicing Source Type: research

Applying PRACTICE to Educate Nursing Students
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Called to Teach Source Type: research

How Can We Practice Mindful Presence?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: FAQs in Spiritual Care Source Type: research

Complementary Medicine & Spirituality: Health-Seeking Behaviors of Indian Immigrants in the United States
ABSTRACT: Over 3 million India-born immigrants live in the United States, yet their health-seeking behaviors are little understood. Information on health and access to care was collected from 20 adult Indian immigrants living in the United States. Participants preferred complementary and alternative medicine home remedies to address their health needs, although they accessed health services more quickly for their children. They also reported barriers in using insurance and accessing healthcare. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice/missions Source Type: research

Forgiveness and Spiritual Distress: Implications for Nursing
ABSTRACT: Spirituality, spiritual distress, and forgiveness are constructs relevant to nursing diagnoses and care planning. Forgiveness has significant implications, as it contributes to the spirituality of the individual and has been linked to positive and negative health outcomes. In clinical practice, forgiveness facilitation, grief work facilitation, and spiritual growth facilitation are evidence-based nursing interventions to address Spiritual Distress. Need exists to enhance spiritual distress and forgiveness within nursing curricula, patient assessment, and research designs. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: education Source Type: research

Ethics Committees: Team Perspectives and Organizational Responses
ABSTRACT: Healthcare ethics committees can be valuable resources but are largely underutilized by nurses. The purpose of this project was to review ethics concerns and educational needs of nurses in a large, integrated healthcare delivery system. Seven themes were identified: organizational issues, nonbeneficial care, withdrawing life-sustaining therapies, discharge disposition, challenging patients and families, communication with physicians, and capacity versus competence. A process was then developed to better engage nurses in ethical discussions. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: research/practice Source Type: research

A Theology of Neediness and Evangelism
ABSTRACT: Twentieth century theologian Karl Barth viewed human beings as more needy than any other part of creation. Human neediness leads one into relationship with God or into independence, away from God. Barth understood evangelism as speaking out of one's own deeply felt neediness to another also in need, attesting to what one has come to know of God in his/her own life. His perspective is helpful to nurses wanting to bear witness of God's work in their lives. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice/education Source Type: research

Evangelism in Patient Care: An Ethical Analysis
This article examines Nightingale's concern about evangelism in nursing care; discusses the boundaries established by the 2015 American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements; and analyzes ethical issues including vocation, power, vulnerability and voluntariness, religious diversity, spiritual care, harm, and the Great Commission. Within the context of ethical analysis, broad guidelines are provided for nurses in clinical practice. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice/education Source Type: research

Life, God, and Help: Resources for Women Who Are Working and Poor
ABSTRACT: Women who work, yet remain poor and uninsured, struggle to live with limited resources. This phenomenological study interviewed 57 such women, hearing how they turned to God or other help to accomplish the major theme of life, with additional themes of God and help. Findings can guide nurses caring for these women to validate the importance of nonmonetary resources and assist in obtaining essential community resources to meet their needs. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: research/practice Source Type: research

A Congregation Transition of Care Program Using Faith Community Nurses and Volunteer Faith-Based Nurses
ABSTRACT: Transition of Care Models can reduce the 30-day hospital readmission rate up to 67% by offering coordination and continuity of care. The purpose of this project was to evaluate a Congregation Transition of Care (CTOC) program in faith-based communities with the use of a faith community nurse and volunteer faith-based registered nurses. Descriptive statistics were used to describe findings, revealing a CTOC program can be effective in reducing 30-day readmissions in the faith community. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection: faith community nursing Source Type: research

Conquering the Craving: Treatment to Curb Alcohol Use Disorder
ABSTRACT: Largely underutilized in North America, the use of medications to treat alcohol dependence is frequently a successful method of reducing alcohol craving and promoting abstinence. Recovery from alcohol addiction can be a complicated process, requiring nutritional, social, psychological, spiritual, and physical aspects of healing and self-directed behavioral change. Nurses can intervene in alcohol use disorder via screening, referrals, support of medical and behavioral treatments, and spiritual care that emphasizes hope, forgiveness, and relief from shame and guilt. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection: practice Source Type: research

Sharing Hope for the Future
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: What's Vital? Source Type: research

Ethics As Political
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Christian Ethics Source Type: research

Student TXT
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Student TXT Source Type: research

Nursing in the Church
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Nursing in the Church Source Type: research

Praying Over Chairs
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Advanced Practice Nursing Source Type: research

Etc.
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Etc. Source Type: research

Friends of NCFI Alumni Work
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: NCFI Your Global Connection Source Type: research