Articles by Deborah L. Patterson

Faith Community/Parish Nursing: What's in a Name?

Patterson, Deborah L.; Slutz, Mary

Journal of Christian Nursing. 28(1):31-33, January-March 2011.

In the Christian tradition, do the titles "Faith Community Nurse" and "Parish Nurse" convey the same thing? Supplemental digital content is available online.

Eight Advocacy Roles For Parish Nurses

Patterson, Deborah L.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 24(1):33-35, January-March 2007.

Do you see people in your congregation or church neighborhood who fall through the cracks in health care? A parish nurse leader suggests eight ways parish nurses can advocate for change.