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Advanced Practice Nursing

  • Creator:   Karen Schmidt
  • Updated:   9/19/2019
  • Contains:  66 items

Nursing in the Mercy Traditions: Engaging Students in the Life of Catherine McAuley

Kwasky, Andrea; Corrigan, Catherine

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(4):244-248, October/December 2016.

A10-day learning experience trip to Ireland helps nursing students develop a philosophy of mercy care and build cultural competence.

Strategies for Providing Spiritual Care & Support to Nursing Students

Milner, Kerry A.; Foito, Kim; Watson, Sherylyn

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(4):238-243, October/December 2016.

There is a paucity of literature on how to facilitate spiritual development in nursing students. This faith-based school uses strategies throughout the curriculum in the U.S. and abroad.

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.

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

Tears for the City: The Biblical Basis for Population-Focused Nursing

Dunlap, Ruby

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(3):167-171, July/September 2016.

The core functions of public health, along with biblical resources, helps Christian nurses develop deeper compassion for a population.

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.

Barriers for using faith-based organizations (FBOs) for service-learning abound in literature, with little discussion about positive aspects. What do educators say about using FBOs for service-learning clinical sites?

Nursing's Critical Role in the Shifting Landscape of Mental Health

Sheehan, Antony; Miller, Susan Martins

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(2):92-97, April/June 2016.

Mental illness and substance abuse are the largest public health challenges many nations face. Four key responses are proposed to address mental health using the largest healthcare workforce: nurses.

Patient Storytelling in the Classroom: A Memorable Way to Teach Spiritual Care

Garner, Shelby L.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 33(1):30-34, January/March 2016.

Stories shared by patients with nursing students make spiritual care come alive and offer concrete examples of supportive spiritual resources for patient care planning.

Service-Learning and Interprofessional Education in Nursing: A Critical Need

Furr, Susan B.; Lane, Susan H.; Serafica, Reimund C.; More

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(3):162-167, July/September 2015.

Service-learning and interprofessional education can impact student learning, attitudes, and transcultural knowledge. What are best practices for implementing these into nursing curricula?

Evaluating Theory from a Christian Perspective: Transformative Learning Theory

Adkins, Cherie S.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(2):112-115, April/June 2015.

For Christian nurses, evaluating theories and interventions for compatibility with truths found in Scripture is essential.

Spirituality: Opportunities for Advanced Practice Nursing and Primary Care

Collins-McNeil, Janice; McCabe, Melanie; Sharp, Daphne; More

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(2):75-77, April/June 2015.

We find the individual nature of spirituality an asset.

Hospice Clinical Experiences for Nursing Students: Living to the Fullest

Spicer, Sherri; Heller, Rebecca; Troth, Sarah

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(1):46-49, January/March 2015.

How can schools best prepare nurses to care at end-of-life? Hospice clinical experiences at one university offer students a rich interdisciplinary team experience and instill holistic caring.

Classroom to Clinic: Incorporating Adolescent Spiritual / Faith Assessment into Nurse Practitioner Education & Practice

Haley, Janice M.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(4):258-262, October/December 2014.

There is little evidence that advanced practice nurses routinely address the spirit, especially with adolescents in the outpatient setting.

Nursing Students' Perceptions of Adoption: Educational Preparation Needed

Foli, Karen J.; Forster, Anna; Lim, Eunjung

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(4):246-251, October/December 2014.

Adoption perceptions, knowledge, and curriculum gaps reported by nursing students reveals a lot about caring for those impacted by adoption.

Advance Directives Education: A Critical Need

Kroning, Maureen

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(4):220-225, October/December 2014.

Many older adults do not have advance health care directives (AHCDs) while nurses report limited knowledge of AHCDs. How can we improve nursing knowledge?

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.

HPV vaccination prevents infection that leads to cervical cancer, but has been associated with promoting sexual activity. Does religion impact decision to vaccinate? Learn about HPV and helpful ways to educate families.

How Do Adolescents Develop Faith and How Can Nurses/Nurse Practitioners Help?

Haley, Janice M.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):120-126, April/June 2014.

Adolescence can be a challenging time as identity and faith mature. Nurses, and especially nurse practitioners in long-term patient relationships, can support adolescent development.

Teaching Spiritual Care to Nursing Students: An Integrated Model

Taylor, Elizabeth Johnston; Testerman, Nancy; Hart, Dynnette

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):94-99, April/June 2014.

Spiritual care is a hot topic in nursing and even hotter in nursing education. How can we teach spiritual care to students? Explore one Christian school's integrated approach for preparing their graduates to give spiritually sensitive care.

Reflections on Spiritual Care: Methods, Barriers, Recommendations

Bowers, Heather; Rieg, Linda S.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(1):47-51, January/March 2014.

Spiritual care is an important nursing skill. These reflections of Christian nurses validate prior research and reveal ways to improve spiritual caregiving.

Prayer in Clinical Practice: What Does Evidence Support?

Kim-Godwin, YeounSoo

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(4):208-215, October/December 2013.

People of all faiths and walks of life use prayer in health and illness. What does research reveal about prayer and what are best practices for praying for patients?

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

Lashley, Mary

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

There is little research that addresses the impact of faith community nursing (FCN) on health outcomes or evaluates FCN programs. How can FCNs bring research into the faith community and build evidence-based practice?The CE test for this article is available only online at

Living Out Our Values: The Legacy of Christian Academic Nursing Leadership

Coeling, Harriet V.; Chiang-Hanisko, Lenny; Thompson, Mary

Journal of Christian Nursing. 28(1):24-30, January-March 2011.

Fourteen retired nursing academic leaders offer a gift of wisdom to current and future nurses, helping us understand how we can become Christian leaders.