Collections

Spirituality and Spiritual Care

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   4/8/2010
Contains:  50 items
Care of the spirit, a hallmark of good nursing, is a high priority for Christian nurses. What is known about spirituality and spiritual care? How do we go about offering spiritual care? Learn what researchers, patients, and other experts say makes for good spiritual care. Don't miss the regular JCN column, "FAQs in Spiritual Care" offering practical tips, answers, and insights.

Faith Community/Parish Nursing CONTINUING EDUCATION

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   12/28/2013
Contains:  38 items
These articles offer excellent content with an added bonus: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accredited continuing education hours for the specialty practice of Faith Community Nursing, good for relicensure in all 50 states.

Health Ministry BEST PRACTICES

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   7/21/2009
Contains:  53 items
Keep abreast of innovative ideas in health ministry and faith community/parish nursing. Read what researchers are discovering about best practices and outcomes of health ministry. Also check out the regular column, "Nursing in the Church" in each journal issue.

Improving the Work Environment

Creator:   Cathy Walker
Created:   1/27/2017
Contains:  9 items
Where one works and with whom can make or break workplace satisfaction. These articls offer tips for dealing with conflict and improving one's work environment.

African American Health

Creator:   Cathy Walker
Created:   2/10/2016
Contains:  27 items
This unique collection offers resources with particular interest to the healthcare needs of African Americans.

Personal / Professional Growth

Creator:   K Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   2/20/2013
Contains:  38 items
Looking for insights and support to help you develop as a nurse, especially as a Christian nurse? Find resources to deal with issues facing nurses today from a biblical, Christian perspective.

ASHPE Award Collection

Creator:   Cathy
Created:   6/24/2016
Contains:  11 items
JCN is the recipient of multiple design and editorial awards from the prestigious American Society of Healthcare Publications Editors. Check out these award winning articles.

Called to Teach

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   12/28/2013
Contains:  44 items
Nurse educators have a critical and challenging calling to raise up the next generation of nurses. Find insights and encouragement just for educators from the regular column "Called to Teach," published since 2006.

Ideas for Educators!

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   12/28/2013
Contains:  43 items
Discover great ideas and problem solving tips for teaching today's nursing students--all from Christian educators. See the Service-Learning collection to explore teaching through service opportunities.

Service Learning

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   12/28/2013
Contains:  14 items
Service learning is a growing phenomenon in education today. Learn about best practices for service learning and how Christian schools are offering service learning experiences in the U.S. and abroad to nursing students.

Student TXT

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   4/20/2013
Contains:  39 items
Discover easy-to-use short stories, ideas, and devotionals in the regular JCN column Student TXT, written to encourage and support students. Use Student TXT in small group meetings or NCF gatherings on campus.

Healthcare Missions

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   6/26/2009
Contains:  34 items
Healthcare missions has undergone radical change since the 1980s -- emerging from long-term foreign mission service to short-term medical outreach at home and abroad; from a "doing for" mentality to a community health development model of "coming alongside" and empowering. Learn about best-practices in healthcare missions and what makes for effective outreach from committed and experienced long and short-term nurse missionaries.

Research

Creator:   Cathy Walker
Created:   4/12/2015
Contains:  28 items
Discover research focusing on topics of interest to faith-oriented nurses.

Everyday Ethics

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   10/2/2009
Contains:  41 items
Find resources examining practice issues, bioethical concerns, end-of-life decisions, and more in this collection discussing everyday ethical issues from a Christian nursing perspective. And don't miss the regular column, "Christian Ethics" by nurse ethicist Susan Salladay in every issue of JCN.

Online-Exclusive Articles

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   10/7/2014
Contains:  35 items
JCN receives excellent articles that we offer online-only and not in print. This allows us to publish content quickly and get it out to you! Check out this great collection of articles published in-between and with each quarterly print issue of JCN.

From the Heart

Creator:   Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner
Created:   2/4/2010
Contains:  36 items
Stories of nursing care and compassion that communicate the heart of great nursing. Each short vignette will warm and encourage your heart!