Topics About 'Parish Nursing'.

These are topics that staff believe are closely related. If you want to search all posts for a phrase or term please use the Search feature.

Found 6 results

  1. The doors to the ICU swung open as I swiped my badge and I took a deep breath before stepping forward to face Jane and her family. An elderly woman, 90+, Jane faced day 7 on a vent in the ICU after a serious bout with pneumonia. I greeted her son who...
  2. 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 took her socks off while she was asleep." She smiled wanly. "It would be funny if it ...
  3. jeastridge

    Parish Nurse in Transition

    When Granger Westberg started Parish Nursing back in the mid-80's, medicine was very different than it is now: EMRs were unheard of, people had long hospital stays for what we now consider same day (same morning!) surgeries, costs had yet to get out ...
  4. tnbutterfly - Mary

    Faith Community Nursing (FCN) / Parish Nurse

    Overview Far more than just "a nurse in the church", the Faith Community Nurse (FCN), or Parish Nurse, is an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with additional training who serves as part of the ministerial team to promote wellness and spiritual c...
  5. jeastridge

    Faith Community Nurse 101

    This article is written in response to a query which was posted in the thread Examining the role of a Parish Nurse. As a long time Faith Community Nurse, I hope to be able to answer this nurse's questions fully in this article and possibly inform oth...
  6. FAITH BASED NURSINGFaith-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 its ministry staff, the nurse and the practice are guided...