A Path Unpredicted
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Practicing Source Type: research

Lifelong Learning in Nursing
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Called to Teach Source Type: research

What Makes for Culturally Sensitive Spiritual Care?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: FAQs in Spiritual Care Source Type: research

Poetic Expressions
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: NEW: Poetic Expressions Source Type: research

You Are Not Alone: Parish Nurses Bridge Challenges for Family Caregivers
ABSTRACT: In 2015, there were 43.5 million informal, unpaid caregivers in the United States. Caregivers reported a moderate to high level of burden of care, including performing medical and nursing tasks they were not trained to do. A study of family caregiver experiences with parish/faith community nurses reveals four key ways parish nurses support caregivers and offers important implications for parish nurse preparation and practice. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection: parish nursing/research Source Type: research

Caring for the Vulnerable: An Exploration of Guatemalan Healthcare Issues
ABSTRACT: Knowledge of health practices and concerns is one key to providing culturally sensitive care to persons of different ethnicities. It is estimated that Guatemala is the third leading source of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. To increase understanding of Guatemalan healthcare issues, a descriptive study asked what are common healthcare issues among rural, indigenous Guatemalans and Guatemalan immigrants to the United States, and how do these issues compare? (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: missions/research Source Type: research

Religion and Care Intertwined: Nursing in Catholic Hospitals 1950-1965
ABSTRACT: This qualitative study explores how Catholicism influenced nursing in Catholic hospitals and how nurses met the religious needs of Catholic patients in the 1950s and early 1960s. Six nurses were interviewed who graduated from Catholic schools of nursing between 1952 and 1965 and worked in Catholic hospitals. Results indicate that nursing care was inexorably entwined with meeting the religious needs of Catholic patients. Religious practices were predictable and largely linked to the Holy Sacraments. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice/research Source Type: research

Growing Healing One Garden at a Time
This article shares how a nurse created a healing garden at Lourdes Hospital, where she works. Resource information about therapeutic gardens is included. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice Source Type: research

Patient Storytelling in the Classroom: A Memorable Way to Teach Spiritual Care
ABSTRACT: Storytelling is an evidence-based teaching and learning strategy that engages students and promotes critical thinking. Although most nursing textbooks incorporate spiritual nursing care, the texts lack examples of how to tie evidence-based spiritual interventions to specific medical-surgical content. Stories told from the patient's perspective can communicate insights that nurses and students can use when planning spiritual care for patients. Stories shared by patients with undergraduate nursing students were effective in promoting learning and offered concrete examples of supportive spiritual resources for patie...
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: education Source Type: research

When Sorrow Never Stops
ABSTRACT: The death of a child, regardless of age, is the most horrendous, severe, and debilitating form of bereavement a parent can experience. Two authors—one who lost her son and one who has a son with intellectual limitations—explain how the Theory of Chronic Sorrow offers help in understanding the grieving process and how nurses can assist parents and others experiencing long-term bereavement. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice Source Type: research

Faith, Hope, and Spirituality: Supporting Parents When Their Child Has a Life-Limiting Illness
This article reviews literature and research about how families employ faith, hope, spirituality, and biblical perspectives as their child becomes critically ill and faces death. Suggestions are made for best caring practices for families and children encountering this difficult journey. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection Source Type: research

Sex in the Nursing Home
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Christian Ethics Source Type: research

Student TXT
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Student TXT Source Type: research

Norma Small—Faith Community Nursing Pioneer (1936-2015)
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Nursing in the Church Source Type: research

What Are the Challenges for APN's As Educators?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Advanced Practice Nursing Source Type: research

Humility: A Noun, Adjective, and a Verb?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Christian Nursing 101 Source Type: research

Etc.
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Etc Source Type: research

NCF @ Work!
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: NCF @ Work! Source Type: research

New Year's Resolution: Be Transformed!
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - December 11, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Think About It Source Type: research

Stress Test: God's Stethoscope for Your Heart
ABSTRACT: All nurses know the work of nursing can be stressful. Nurses feel the constant physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual strain of their profession. How can they effectively cope? An exploration of biblical Scripture reveals ways to not merely cope with stress, but deal with stress in a way that glorifies God, shows love toward our neighbor, and produces inward joy. Practical tips for subduing stress are offered. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: JCN Online Extra: online only Source Type: research

From Doing to Being: Incorporating Faith into Diabetes Self-Care Education
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

See Me, See My Child: Glimpses Into Autism Spectrum Disorder
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

PulseBeats
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: PulseBeats Source Type: research

Resources
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Resources Source Type: research

Divine Appointment
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Practicing Source Type: research

Servant Educators Shape the Future of Nursing
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Called to Teach Source Type: research

When Is it Right to Pray with a Patient?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: FAQs in Spiritual Care Source Type: research

Nursing for the Kingdom of God
ABSTRACT: The importance of nursing as Christ would is vital for Christian nurses. At one Christian school of nursing, students are taught the concept of Kingdom Nursing: focused, dynamic, patient-centered care, inspired by the qualities of Christ and influenced by the presence of the Holy Spirit in the life of the nurse. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: education Source Type: research

Preparing Health Professions Volunteers to Serve Globally
ABSTRACT: Scant literature exists to describe the global health and collaboration competence of international healthcare professional volunteers. An educational program to prepare volunteers for short-term service in resource-poor settings was developed. Pre- and post- program competence and team collaboration levels were assessed in 18 healthcare professionals. A significant improvement (p
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: missions/research Source Type: research

Meeting Spiritual Needs: A Study Using the Spiritual Care Competence Scale
ABSTRACT: Healthcare literature suggests that many nurses fail to address patients' spiritual needs and/or identify signs of spiritual distress. A study was conducted to explore whether nurses in a medical center possessed the knowledge to assess patients' spirituality and design and implement a plan of spiritual care. The Spiritual Care Competence Scale was used to assess competence in spiritual care assessment and implementation; professionalization and improving quality; personal support and patient counseling; referral; attitude toward patient spirituality; and communication of spiritual needs. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: research/practice Source Type: research

Can Spiritual Care Be Taught Via Simulation?
This article offers a simulation of a client in spiritual distress and describes student responses using the Situation, Background, Assessment and Recommendation (SBAR) tool. Simulation can be used to help students develop critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills for spiritual care. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: education Source Type: research

From Doing to Being: Incorporating Faith into Diabetes Self-Care Education
This article offers educational strategies based on liturgical anthropology that can be incorporated into any diabetic self-care education program, but particularly in faith communities. Lifestyle habits are tightly interwoven with cultural, social, and spiritual beliefs. Liturgical anthropology explores how cultural and spiritual customs mold us and influence our behavior choices. (Supplemental Digital Content: Video Abstract http://links.lww.com/NCF-JCN/A45 ) (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: parish nursing/practice: CE Connection Source Type: research

After the Trenches: Spiritual Care of Veterans
ABSTRACT: Over a million veterans seek mental healthcare through the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) every year. Many voice challenges to their spiritual beliefs, especially after deployment. Research supports that integrating spiritual care into mental health interventions improves the ability of veterans to cope. Mental health practitioners–healthcare professionals specializing in mental health—are key to incorporating spirituality into the mental healthcare of veterans, as well as collaborating with VHA chaplains. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: practice Source Type: research

See Me, See My Child: Glimpses Into Autism Spectrum Disorder
ABSTRACT: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is on the rise, with one in 68 children diagnosed with ASD. Families of children with ASD speak of being othered–feeling like outsiders in social situations. Because of ASD prevalence, all nurses need to understand current research, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and how to offer effective support. Nurses within the faith community, especially parish/faith community nurses, can play a significant role in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for children with ASD and their families. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: CE Connection Source Type: research

Incivility in the Classroom (i.e., How to Trap a Teacher)
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Christian Ethics Source Type: research

Student TXT
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 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 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Nursing in the Church Source Type: research

Not a Silly Question After All?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Advanced Practice Nursing Source Type: research

What is Caring with Dignity?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Christian Nursing 101 Source Type: research

Etc.
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Etc Source Type: research

NCF @ Work!
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: NCF @ Work Source Type: research

Gritting Your Teeth at Work?
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - September 15, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Think About It Source Type: research

Will the Real Nurse Please Stand Up? Improving Nursing's Image Through Faith-Learning Integration
ABSTRACT: Nursing and nursing's image have undergone dramatic changes throughout history, especially since the time of Florence Nightingale, begging the question: Who is the real nurse of today? Moving forward involves grasping a combined vision of the rich historical Christian roots in nursing and an enriched image of nurses as equal partners in practice, education, and policy making. Nurse educators can use faith-learning integration and interprofessional education, and promote collaborative practice to prepare students to influence nursing's future image. (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: JCN Online Extra: online only Source Type: research

Using the Internet to Increase Physical Activity in a Faith Community
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

Older African Americans' Beliefs About Pain, Biomedicine, and Spiritual Medicine
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: CE Connection Source Type: research

PulseBeat
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: PulseBeat Source Type: research

Resources
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Resources Source Type: research

Good Stewardship Means Good Business
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Practicing Source Type: research

Calling Others to Teach
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: Called to Teach Source Type: research

Vocation of Faith: The Influence of Mother Teresa on Christian Nursing, Part 2
No abstract available (Source: Journal of Christian Nursing)
Source: Journal of Christian Nursing - June 16, 2015 Category: Nursing Tags: Department: In Retrospect Source Type: research