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January/March 2012 - Volume 29 - Issue 1
pp: 7-64,E1-E6

Think About It


NCF @ Work

Christian Nursing 101

Advanced Practicing Nursing

In Retrospect

Nursing in the Church

Student TXT

Christian Ethics

FAQs in Spiritual Care

Called to Teach




No Time to Fear: New Nurse Assists Patients Following Joplin Tornado

Matthew, ; Ericksen, Crystal; Painter, as told to Sandy

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(1):38-39, January/March 2012.

A multiple vortex tornado struck Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011. How did a recent graduate overcome fear to focus on the victims?

God's Dominion Over Death

Schulling, Sharon

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(1):54-56, January/March 2012.

Explore the physiology of death, contrasting with Bible passages showing God's intervention with death when Jesus was on earth.

CE Connection

Motivational Interviewing: Helping Patients Move Toward Change

Richardson, Luann

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(1):18-24, January/March 2012.

Why is changing behavior so hard? What helps people change? Discover motivational interviewing and help patients with chronic conditions, adherence, and lifestyle issues change health behaviors.

Helping Human Trafficking Victims In Our Backyard

Belles, Nita

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(1):30-35, January/March 2012.

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. Learn red flags and common ailments in victims, screening questions, and proactive steps to intervene.The CE test for this article is available only online at


parish nursing

Hospital Outreach to Support Faith Community Nursing

Messerly, Sally; King, Michalene A.; Hughes, Suzanne

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(1):40-41, January/March 2012.

Read about one hospital's successful, cost-effective program to support parish nursing.


Faith-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Easing Depression in the Elderly With Cognitive Decline

Ceramidas, Dagmar M.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(1):42-48, January/March 2012.

What can be done to help reduce depression in residential aged care facilities? Doing so may improve quality of life and protect against dementia.

research/parish nursing

Recipe For Health: Impacting Diabetes in African Americans Through Faith-Based Education

Gore, Teresa N.; Williams, Anne; Sanderson, Bonnie

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(1):49-53, January/March 2012.

Training lay leaders in churches who in turn teach others can create a ripple effect of knowledge, improve health, and reduce diabetes complications.