Skip Navigation LinksHome > July/September 2009 - Volume 26 - Issue 3 > Disability and the Church: How Wide Is Your Door?
Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.CNJ.0000357430.14650.ce
CE Connection

Disability and the Church: How Wide Is Your Door?

Free Access

EARN CE CREDIT ONLINE Go to http://www.nursingcenter.com/CE/CNJ and receive a certificate within minutes.

TEST INSTRUCTIONS

To take the test online, go to our secure website at http://www.nursingcenter.com/CE/CNJ.

* Read the article on pages 140–147.

* Take the test, recording your answers in the test answers section (Section B) of the CE enrollment form. Each question has only one correct answer.

* Complete registration information (Section A) and course evaluation (Section C).

* Mail completed test with registration fee to: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, CE Group, 333 7th Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

* Within 4–6 weeks after your CE enrollment form is received, you will be notified of your test results.

* If you pass, you will receive a certificate of earned contact hours and answer key. If you fail, you have the option of taking the test again at no additional cost.

* A passing score for this test is 13 correct answers.

* Need CE STAT? Visit www.nursingcenter.com for immediate results, other CE activities and your personalized CE planner tool.

* No Internet access? Call 800-933-6525, ext 6617 or 6621, for other rush service options.

* Questions? Contact Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: 646-674-6617 or 646-674-6621.

Registration Deadline: September 30, 2011

PROVIDER ACCREDITATION

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, publisher of the Journal of Christian Nursing, will award 2.5 contact hours for this continuing nursing education activity.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for 2.5 contact hours. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #FBN2454. LWW home study activities are classified for Texas nursing continuing education requirements as Type I. Your certificate is valid in all states.

PAYMENT and DISCOUNTS:

* The registration fee for this test is $19.95 for nonmembers; $13.95 for NCF members.

* If you take two or more tests in any nursing journal published by LWW and send in your CE enrollment forms together, you may deduct $0.95 from the price of each test.

* We offer special discounts for as few as six tests and institutional bulk discounts for multiple tests. Call 1-800-787-8985 for more information.

Back to Top | Article Outline

CE TEST QUESTIONS

General Purpose Statement:

To provide the registered professional nurse with an overview of the importance of disability access and inclusion as an integral part of the mission of faith communities and provide practical examples and resources to assist in increasing disability access and inclusion in faith communities.

Learning Objectives:

After reading this article and taking this test, the nurse will be able to:

1. Explain the importance of disability access and inclusion as a mission of faith communities.

2. Describe actions faith communities and nurses can take to increase disability access and inclusion in faith communities.

1. According to the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, 2007, how many households in the United States have at least one child with disabilities?

a. 1 in 5 households

b. 1 in 10 households

c. 1 in 15 households

d. 1 in 20 households

2. Which community is key to providing support and leadership to meet the needs of families with people with disabilities?

a. medical community

b. faith community

c. social services community

d. legal community

3. Research shows that many families of people with disabilities find places of worship to

a. have many church-bound programs that reach the disability community.

b. have home-bound, rather than church-bound, programs that reach the disability community.

c. be accessible and welcoming to people with disabilities.

d. be inaccessible and unwelcoming to people with disabilities.

4. According to Mulvihill et al., which term refers to children with or at risk for chronic physical, developmental, emotional, or behavioral conditions that require health and related services beyond those required by children in general of the same age?

a. disability

b. handicapped

c. disparity

d. disadvantaged

5. Participation by children with disabilities in activities designed for children without special needs is best described by Mulvihill et al. as

a. acceptance.

b. inclusion.

c. functional support.

d. social interaction.

6. For families of children with disabilities, family involvement in religious practices helps do all of the following except

a. provide emotional and practical support.

b. meet the challenges they face.

c. bring meaning and purpose.

d. find ways to treat the disability.

7. Families with children with disabilities who participate in religious activities tend to have

a. lower incomes or educational levels.

b. higher incomes or educational levels.

c. better coping skills.

d. better health and wellness skills.

8. Which of the following pieces of legislation protects individuals with mental or physical disabilities from discrimination?

a. Americans with Disabilities Act

b. Persons with Disabilities Act

c. Against Discrimination in America Act

d. Individuals with Disabilities Anti-Discrimination Act

9. Which piece of legislation ensures educational rights to people with disabilities?

a. Education for Americans with Disabilities Act

b. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

c. Education Rights in America

d. Rights of the Disabled Act

10. Churches and places of worship are

a. not exempt from the legislation protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination, but are exempt from the legislation ensuring educational rights.

b. exempt from the legislation protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination, but are not exempt from the legislation ensuring educational rights.

c. not exempt from both the legislation protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination and that ensuring educational rights.

d. exempt from both the legislation protecting individuals with disabilities from discrimination and that ensuring educational rights.

11. Which verse best describes how churches should minister to people with special needs?

a. Luke 10:2, NIV

b. Matthew 22:39, NIV

c. John 3:16, NIV

d. Mark 6:18, NIV

12. The organization presented in this article that helps churches minister to people with special needs is

a. All God's Children.

b. Zachariah's Way.

c. Faith in Jesus.

d. Minster to All.

13. Which barriers do churches commonly refer to as impeding the accommodation of persons with disabilities?

a. lack of finances

b. lack of awareness

c. lack of education

d. lack of guidance

14. Faith communities that develop a disability ministry

a. are at increased risk of liability.

b. are not at increased risk of liability.

c. must employ a disability specialist approved by the state.

d. must employ a disability minister approved by the congregation.

15. Which state implemented a program to increase awareness and provide support and training for the faith community of families with children with disabilities?

a. Alabama

b. Texas

c. Georgia

d. Tennessee

16. Which of the following best describes an example of an ideal inclusive ministry?

a. We Are One

b. Love All

c. Hearts and Hands

d. All God's Children

17. Which of the following best describes how the inclusive ministry described in this article achieves inclusion?

a. employing a professional disability social worker

b. employing a professional disability health care consultant

c. assigning paid church staff buddy to the child with disabilities

d. assigning a lay volunteer buddy to the child with disabilities

18. Which of the following groups of nurses are uniquely empowered to serve the needs of families experiencing disability?

a. mental health specialists

b. child-life specialists

c. pediatric nurses

d. Christian nurses

Figure. No caption a...
Image Tools

Copyright © 2009 InterVarsity Christian Fellowship

Login