EXCELLENT Resources for Parish Nursing - page 2
FAITH BASED NURSING Faith-based nursing practice is also known as parish or congregational nursing practice. Regardless of the name used by a faith community to identify the nurse who serves on... Read More
Dec 26, '06nursing in the church
whether the thought is new or you're already providing care within the congregation, this book offers suggestions for using your nursing skills in the church.
* the church and health care
* what is parish nursing?
* what does a parish nurse do?
* models of ministry
* spiritual care
* issues in congregational health
* ideas that work
nursing in the church
Dec 26, '06the nurse with an alabaster jar
as christian nurses, jesus entrusts each of us with an alabaster jar of precious oil
ointment, or oil, appears frequently in the bible. regarded as a sign of god's rich blessing, oil nourishes the body as well as the soul.
as christian nurses, jesus entrusts each of us with an alabaster jar of precious oil. we pour out this oil in daily acts of mercy and physical care, as well as through spiritual care. god gives us the privilege of breaking open the alabaster jar of the scriptures for people who face uncertainty, suffering and death.
the nurse with an alabaster jar
Dec 26, '06suggested guidelines for starting a parish nursing program
excellent free booklet!
example of a promotional pamphlet
how to conduct a devotion
other great resources: parish nursing resources
Dec 26, '06cancer -
american cancer society
national diabetes education program
american diabetes association
grief and loss -
grief and grieving
health and nursing organizations -
sigma theta tau (nursing honor society)
american nurses association
university of iowa college of nursing
healthy people 2010
mental health organizations -
national alliance for the mentally ill
spiritual organizations -
st. mark's united methodist church
united methodist key information and links
spiritual directors international
tools for staff and volunteer inventory -
keirsey temperament sorter ii
family caregiver alliance
links to parish nurse web pages
carroll college parish nurses (montana)
st. mark's parish nurse program - links
[font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]denominational websites for health ministry/parish nursing models:
[font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]adventist - adventist health: parish nurse program
catholic - www.chausa.org/parish/nursing.asp
jewish - www.uahc.org
lutheran - www.lcms.org/pages/internal.asp?navid=2381
presbyterian - www.pcusa.org/health/usa/parishnursing
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[font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]other resources for health ministry/parish nursing:
international parish nurse resource center - www.parishnurses.org/
university of maryland - www.parishnursing.umaryland.edu/whatis.asp
the canadian association for parish nursing ministry - www.capnm.ca/
kalsman institute on judaism and health - www.huc.edu/kalsman
shleimut institute – jewish word for “wholeness” - www.shleimut.org
the health ministries association – www.healthministriesassociation.org
iowa nurses association – http://www.iowanurses.org/parish.htm
florida nurses association (fna) – http://www.floridanurse.org/
american nurses association (ana) – http://www.nursingworld.org
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[font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]general health and wellness resources:
administration on aging – www.aoa.gov
medicare – www.medicare.gov
national safe kids program – www.safekids.org
office for victims of crime – www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc
palliative and end-of-life issues – http://www.palliativecarenursing.net
[font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]www.exceptionalnurse.com -for nurses and nursing students. provides links to disability related organizations, equipment, technology, mentors, employment, financial aid and related articles
interfaith health&wellness associationLast edit by VickyRN on Dec 27, '06
Dec 26, '06[font=arial rounded mt bold]congregations facing community trauma
community disaster strains all of the resources - the human, spiritual and the economic - of a community. church leaders find themselves coping with a traumatic event while struggling with its impact on their church and church members, their lives, their families and their friends. this is a time when the church must be the refuge - the safety net for the congregational community of believers, and a beacon to the wider community, for often the it is the spiritual losses that people first feel and express. in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, when the day is most bleak, questions about hope and meaning are the most immediate questions, and the loss of hope and faith elicits some of the deepest pain.
Dec 26, '06faith community nursing: scope and standards of practice
[font=arial, helvetica][font=arial, helvetica]with the focus on spiritual health, the faith community nurse promotes health as wholeness within a faith community through the practice of nursing.
this book describes the specialty's characteristics, settings, and roles along with education and certification requirements. also addresses advanced practice and role specialty issues. indexed. 2005/92 pp.
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list $16.95/ ana member $13.45
[font=arial, helvetica][font=verdana, arial, helvetica]nursingworld | nurses online bookstore: ana nursing standards
Dec 27, '06Thanks VickyRN for posting these resources. These are excellent and I'm sure will prove very helpful for Parish Nurses as well as any nurse interested in providing spiritual care or care to those in the faith community.