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How Does the Code of Ethics Help Nurses? 

Recently, the story of a Utah nursewho was arrested for protecting her patient made national news. Would you know what to do in a tense, conflicting situation involving one of your patients?  

The current feature cover article in JCN, Faith and Ethics, Covenant and Code​ by Marsha Fowler, can help answer this question. Fowler's overview of the 2015 revisions to the Code of Edthics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements will help you act professionally and protect your patients and yourself.

Kathy

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​​​​Stay up-to-date on health ministry and meet your CE needs​! JCN articles offer excellent content, including American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accredited continuing education for Faith Community Nurses - good for relicensure in all 50 states and the FCN Certification by Portfolio process.

Check out the Faith Community/Parish Nursing CE Collection with 38 continuing education offerings. Here's the latest CE added to the collection:​ 

 
Take advantage of the latest information and helpful tools for health ministry in the Health Ministry Best Practices Collection with over 54 articles! Here's the latest addition: 

 
 
​​The annual Global Health Missions Conference​ will be held November 9-11, 2017 at Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, KY. For details see 

 
​Indiana Wesleyan University will hold its biannual Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference, June 18-21, 2018, on the campus of IWU in Marion, Indiana. Abstract Collection begins July 1, 2017 and closes December 1, 2017. Watch for information at https://www.indwes.edu/events/nursing-innovations/

​Nurses Christian Fellowship International CANA Quadrennial Regional Conference, "Infusing Hope in Nursing: A Christian Perspective" will be held on July 19-22, 2018 at Azusa Pacific University, California, USA.  

Nurses Christian Fellowship USA is pleased to announce a special JCN offer for international nurses, nursing students, and nurse educators living outside the United States. Click here to learn more! 

Our spotlight this month, is the student Nurses Christian Fellowship group at Hannibal-LaGrange University, Hannibal, MO.  Students this past year have focused on providing support and spiritual encouragement to the nursing student body. 

Activities included:

  • Weekly student led prayer group
  • Leading devotions at class meetings
  • Maintaining a prayer jar where anyone can add a prayer request
  • Hanging scripture verses on bulletin boards and walls in the school
  • Planning a “Blessing of the Hands”  held during the pinning ceremony.


Interested in joining or starting an NCF group in your area?  Check out the NCF webpage and get involved today! 

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photo: Hannibal-LaGrange University Student NCF Prayer Meeting


 

Want your NCF group to be included in the spotlight? Send your group information to donna.white@intervarsity.org