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.

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Cardiovascular Risks in Long Distance Runners

Witham, Bethany Rolfe; Babbitt, Keven

Journal of Christian Nursing . 34(2):97-101, April/June 2017.

Distance running has become increasingly popular since the 1970s. Despite the health benefits, long-distance running has been associated with an increased risk for cardiac events. Healthcare professionals should be familiar with distance running cardiac risk factors and pre-participation screening recommendations from the American Heart Association, and should screen and educate patients during healthcare encounters. Nurses are particularly well suited to educate runners on risks and symptoms of cardiac dysfunction.

The Experience of Intense Pain: Nursing Management and Interventions

Kiser-Larson, Norma

Journal of Christian Nursing . 34(2):88-96, April/June 2017.

This article offers an autobiographical narrative of complication after surgery. Diagnosis and management of acute compartment syndrome, pain, and nursing interventions for pain, the use of prayer in illness and compassionate caring from a Christian perspective are discussed.

Being the Minority: Christian Healthcare Professionals in the Netherlands

René, Bart Cusveller; Leeuwen, Van; Schep-Akkerman, Annemiek

Journal of Christian Nursing . 32(1):26-30, January/March 2015.

Spirituality is no longer specifically religiously affiliated in many societies. This is especially true in the Netherlands. What can we learn from Dutch Christian healthcare professionals?

Understanding the DNP

Diggins, Kristene; Schoonover-Shoffner, Kathy

Journal of Christian Nursing . 29(4):202-203, October/December 2012.

Many people are confused by the DNP. How is it different from a master's level nurse practitioner? From a PhD? What is the purpose of the degree?

Unhappy? Low Morale? Try The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

White, Paul E.

Journal of Christian Nursing . 29(3):144-149, July/September 2012.

In healthcare, everyone seems to be doing more with less, feeling stressed and unappreciated. Discover a creative and simple way to affirm and encourage others in the workplace (and it doesn't cost money!).

Nursing Perspective on the Genesis Account of Creation

Geary, Heidi D.; Cone, Pamela H.

Journal of Christian Nursing . 29(2):98-105, April/June 2012.

What does the biblical account of Creation have to do with nursing? Eight graduate nursing students explored the quantitative account of Genesis 1 and the qualitative story-telling of Genesis 2, learning a lot about God and nursing.

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