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  • Creator:   Cathy Walker
  • Updated:   9/12/2023
  • Contains:  77 items
Discover research focusing on topics of interest to faith-oriented nurses.
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Helping Bridge the Great Divides: Supporting Nurse Communication at End of Life

Lee, Sondra B.; Forehand, Jeffery W.; St. Onge, Judith L.; More

Journal of Christian Nursing. 35(4):258-262, October/December 2018.

This study incorporated the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Core Curriculum Communication module into a nurse residency program.

Caring from a Christian Worldview: Exploring Nurses' Source of Caring, Faith Practices, and View of Nursing

Rieg, Linda S.; Newbanks, R. Shirlene; Sprunger, Rose

Journal of Christian Nursing. 35(3):168-173, July/September 2018.

This study explored Christian nurses' views of their source of caring (Deity or other), adherence to biblical faith practices, and view of nursing. Results have implications for understanding the concept of caring within the context of a Christian worldview.

Perceptions of Spirituality and Spiritual Care in Religious Nurses

Sanders, Lynne; Kopis, Sharon; Moen, Carolyn; More

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(4):214-219, October/December 2016.

Researchers explored religious nurses’ perceptions of spiritual care, barriers, and the adequacy of their spiritual care education. The results provide evidence for better spiritual care training.

Daily Spiritual Experiences of Nurse Educators and Relationship to Depression and Health

Johnson, Paige Turner; Cheshire, Michelle; Wood, Felecia G.; More

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(3):179-183, July/September 2016.

Nurses relay the first reported assessment of the relationship between daily spiritual experiences, health, and depression in nurse educators.

What Is the Essence of Spiritual Care? A Danish Hospice Perspective

Steenfeldt, Vibeke Ostergaard

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(3):150-155, July/September 2016.

This study explored patient, relatives, and healthcare professionals’ experience of life and caring practice in hospice settings. A deeper understanding of spiritual care emerged.

Nurse Educator Perceptions of Faith-Based Organizations for Service-Learning

Fountain, Rebecca Power; Toone, Amy R.; Deal, Belinda J.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(2):102-107, April/June 2016.

What do educators say about using FBOs for service-learning?

Caring for the Vulnerable: An Exploration of Guatemalan Healthcare Issues

Johanson, Linda

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(1):44-49, January/March 2016.

This study discusses the need for growing cultural awareness in light of increasing cultural diverseness.

Religion and Care Intertwined: Nursing in Catholic Hospitals 1950-1965

Anthony, Maureen

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(1):38-43, January/March 2016.

This study explores nursing care in Catholic hospitals between 1950-1965.

Meeting Spiritual Needs: A Study Using the Spiritual Care Competence Scale

Hellman, Ann N.; Williams, Wesley E. Jr.; Hurley, Shelia

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(4):236-241, October/December 2015.

Do staff nurses possess the knowledge to assess patients' spirituality and design and implement a plan of spiritual care?

Using the Internet to Increase Physical Activity in a Faith Community

Washington, Enrika; Weed, Latricia Diane; Vardaman, Shellye A.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(3):168-173, July/September 2015.

Research information on how the Internet was used to increase physical activity.

Nurses' Spiritual Care Practices: Becoming Less Religious?

Delgado, Cheryl

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(2):116-122, April/June 2015.

Research indicates nurses do not consistently provide spiritual care, fill ill-equipped to do so, and little is known about nurses' spiritual care practices. Learn more in this exploratory, descriptive study.

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.

This study examined the qualities of Dutch Christian healthcare professionals, opportunities and threats to being Christian, and their perceived need for support to be Christian.

God Changed Their Lives: The Value of Religion in the Elderly

Lee, Tsai-Feng; Wu, Lifen

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(1):36-39, January/March 2014.

How does religion influence the lives of the elderly Christians in Taiwan?

Using the Internet to Increase Physical Activity in a Faith Community

Washington, Enrika; Weed, Latricia Diane; Vardaman, Shellye A.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(3):168-173, July/September 2015.

Discover how an Internet intervention was used to increase physical activity was implemented in one church--and what happened.

Emotional Intelligence and Spiritual Well-Being: Implications for Spiritual Care

Beauvais, Audrey M.; Stewart, Julie G.; DeNisco, Susan

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(3):166-171, July/September 2014.

Is there a relationship between emotional intelligence (IE) and spiritual well-being (SWB)? What are the implications for educating nurses and improving spiritual care?

Religiosity and Parental Acceptance of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine in 9–18 Year-Old Girls

Reynolds, Diane

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(3):172-177, July/September 2014.

This study assessed the degree to which religious affiliation may or may not impact the decision to vaccinate with HPV vaccine.

Is Faith-Based Health Promotion Effective? Results From Two Programs

Whisenant, Debra; Cortes, Cyndi; Hill, John

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(3):188-193, July/September 2014.

These researchers examined the health benefits of two health promotion programs offered in rural and urban churches with varying amounts of resources.

Faith Community/Parish Nurse Literature: Exciting Interventions, Unclear Outcomes

Dandridge, Robyn

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):100-107, April/June 2014.

A review of 22 articles published 2008 to 2013 revealed that parish nurses are providing a wealth of interventions to diverse populations but are not successfully evaluating outcomes.

Health Ministry Partnerships: Creating a Habit for Health

Horton, Shalonda E. B.; Alvear, Elizabeth E.; Horton, Daryl L.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(1):28-34, January/March 2014.

Study provides an exemplar in developing health programs to reduce obesity.

Depression in Chronic Illness: Does Religion Help?

Koenig, Harold G.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(1):40-46, January/March 2014.

Researchers at Duke University are comparing the effectiveness of religious cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with conventional secular CBT to treat depression in chronic illness.

Complementary and Alternative Therapy Use in Breast Cancer: Notable Findings

Eckerd Lambe, Camille

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(4):218-225, October/December 2013.

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among African American women and European American women with breast cancer was explored in this study.

The Humbled Expert: An Exploration of Spiritual Care Expertise

Pittroff, Gail E.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(3):164-169, July/September 2013.

This study examined how palliative nurse consultants acquire spiritual care skills and provide spiritual care.

Faith Community Nurses & Brown Bag Events Help Older Adults Manage Meds

Shillam, Casey R.; Orton, Valorie J.; Waring, Debbie; More

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(2):90-96, April/June 2013.

Study supports role of faith community nurses in Brown Bag Medication Review (BBMR).

Do Motivational Gifts Impact Nurses’ Job Fit and Satisfaction?

Tomlinson, Jon C.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(3):172-178, July/September 2013.

How does job fit and religious gifting lead to job satisfaction?

Faith Community Nurses: Protecting Our Elders Through Immunizations

Pappas-Rogich, Maria

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(4):232-237, October/December 2012.

Study examines how faith community/parish nurses can improve immunization rates for the older adults.

Using Community-Based Participatory Research in Parish Nursing: A Win-Win Situation!

Maitlen, Lynn A.; Bockstahler, Amie M.; Belcher, Anne E.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(4):222-227, October/December 2012.

University graduates unite with an urban Hospital Parish Nurse program to expand services to reduce obesity rates.

Creating a Culture for Evidence-Based Practice in the Faith Community

Lashley, Mary

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(3):158-163, July/September 2013.

Faith Community Nurses embrace research as a means to inform practice.