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Parish Nursing is available for Parish Nurses to talk with each other, networking, and share knowledge. What is Parish nursing? Parish Nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing, holds the spiritual dimension to be central to practice. A parish nurse focuses on the promotion of health within the context of the values, beliefs and practices of a faith community.

Faith Community Nurse 101

Faith Community Nurse 101

by jeastridge - This article is written in response to the query below which was posted in the thread Examining the role of a Parish Nurse. As a long time Faith Community Nurse, I... Read More →

Why in the World Did I Become a Nurse? A Christian Parish Nurse Shares Her Story

Why in the World Did I Become a Nurse? A Christian Parish Nurse Shares Her Story

by jeastridge - As a young girl who loved to read, I became acquainted with the story of Clara Barton. I idealized the vision of becoming a nurse wearing a starched, white nurses’... Read More →

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Alzheimer's Attack: Coping as Family & Nurse

Alzheimer's Attack: Coping as Family & Nurse

by jeastridge - My friend’s eyes’ filled with tears as she told me the latest on her mom, “She keeps accusing me of stealing her things! Yesterday she said I came into her room and... Read More →

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End Of Life Conversations With Families

End Of Life Conversations With Families

by jeastridge - Talking about the end of life is not for the faint of heart. There are many obstacles, including our individual sense of immortality. It’s such a serious topic that... Read More →

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A Typical Day for this Parish Nurse

A Typical Day for this Parish Nurse

by tnbutterfly - For the paid positions, the hospital pays 25% of the salary while the church is responsible for the remaining 75%. In some programs, the hospital pays the entire... Read More →

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EXCELLENT Resources for Parish Nursing

EXCELLENT Resources for Parish Nursing

by VickyRN - 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... Read More →

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Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles

Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles

by jeastridge - Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles I turned off the car and sat in Linda’s driveway for a few minutes, collecting my thoughts before going on in to make what I... Read More →

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ICU By Default? A Parish Nurse Asks the Question

ICU By Default? A Parish Nurse Asks the Question

by jeastridge - ICU by Default? The Parish Nurse Asks a Question “If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will... Read More →

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Making the Minutes Matter

Making the Minutes Matter

by jeastridge - Christian Parish Nursing: Making Minutes Matter As I closed the door to the hospital room gently behind me, I glanced up at the wall clock to check my progress.... Read More →

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Balancing Parish Nursing and Paid Work and...LIFE!

by Moogie - Am posting this out of curiosity but also because I'm looking for a bit of balance in my own life. Several years ago, I started a parish nurse program in a... Read More →

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What is Parish Nursing

What is Parish Nursing

by tnbutterfly - Parish nursing is a relatively new nursing specialty that focuses on promoting health within faith communities, ministering to the parishioners' physical, emotional... Read More →


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