(Re)Claiming the Church's Role in Promoting Health: A Practical Framework
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CE TEST QUESTIONS
General Purpose: To provide a framework for parish nurses to reclaim the church's foundational ministries of health, healing and wholeness, with specific opportunities afforded by the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
Learning Objectives: After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Identify the church's historic role in promoting health, including scriptural references.
- Delineate practical applications for the modern church's health promotion ministry.
- The study of the impact of religion and spirituality on health is termed
- religious catechism.
- cultural anthropology.
- theosomatic medicine.
- Governments and academic institutions recognize faith communities as important community partners because of their
- solid financial foundation.
- access to hard to reach groups.
- political advantages.
- Work based wellness programs recognize that healthy employees increase
- church involvement.
- insurance costs.
- Health ministry is best described as a
- As described by Chase-Zioleck (2005a), health ministry is rooted in
- individual programs.
- health professionals.
- What is one of the central themes for the health ministry framework proposed by the author?
- Looking Outward
- Standing Together
- Working for Others
- How is the body described in 1 Corinthians 6:19-20?
- God's image
- a living sacrifice
- the temple of Holy Spirit
- The Looking Inward theme challenges the church to articulate scriptural support for
- care of the sick.
- Church event menus, food pantries, and gardening all provide opportunities to
- analyze scripture.
- promote exercise.
- increase access to healthy food.
- Krukowski et (2010) found that, compared with those in a standard program, women in a Catholic-tailored weight loss program
- lost more weight.
- experienced smaller weight regain.
- expressed a more positive body image.
- With whom does the Faithful Families initiative of the Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina state program work?
- local governments
- Scott Morris (2012) from the Memphis Church Health Center challenges us to
- care for all of society's sick and disabled.
- reclaim the health of the body.
- provide healing through direct service.
- What is one implication of the Good Samaritan biblical passage?
- providing access to care
- caring for those who are like ourselves
- practicing effective primary prevention
- Caring for and being with those who are ill is a challenge recognized within the theme
- Looking Inward.
- Reaching Out.
- Standing Together.
- Within the Reaching Out theme, one Affordable Care Act opportunity for health ministries is assuming the role of
- healthcare navigator.
- support group leader.
- health educator.
- Isaiah 58 addresses health as an issue of
- individual achievement.
- In Healthy Human Life: A Biblical Witness, Jim Bruckner discusses wholeness as requiring
- spiritual grounding.
- collective choices.
- individual responsibility.
- Which of these does the author specify as a root cause of illness?
- healthcare inaccessibility