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April/June 2012 - Volume 29 - Issue 2
pp: 71-128,E1-E2

Think About It


NCF @ Work

Christian Nursing 101

Advanced Practice Nursing

Nursing in the Church

Student TXT

Christian Ethics

FAQs in Spiritual Care

In Retrospect

Called to Teach




Nursing Perspective on the Genesis Account of Creation

Geary, Heidi D.; Cone, Pamela H.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(2):98-105, April/June 2012.

What does the biblical account of Creation have to do with nursing? Eight graduate nursing students explored the quantitative account of Genesis 1 and the qualitative story-telling of Genesis 2, learning a lot about God and nursing.

“Am I Going To Die, Aunt Deborah?”

Rushing, Deborah S.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(2):113-115, April/June 2012.

Sadly, the leading cause of death between infancy and age 15 is cancer. This nurse experienced the death of her 10 year old nephew from Ewing's Sarcoma. She offers insights for helping children and families facing death.

CE Connection

Help Patients Defy Diverticular Disease

Moorman, Sandra

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(2):82-87, April/June 2012.

Nurses in all areas of practice encounter patients with diverticular disease, which can significantly impact quality of life. Learn the history, incidence, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and nursing management of patients with this disease.


Catholic Orders' Influence on Nursing: 1900-1920

Villa, Julie

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(2):90-95, April/June 2012.

The history of Catholic sisters' influence on nursing is rich and encouraging. Discover how nuns impacted practice and education, incorporating spirituality into both as they expressed their vocation of care for the sick and injured.


Short-Term Missions: Not What I Expected

Peterson, Linda

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(2):96-97, April/June 2012.

A nurse practitioner serving in Haiti before and after the 2010 major earthquake learned a life-changing lesson about serving God.

parish nursing

Public Access to Defibrillation (PAD): Implementing a Church Program

Gilchrist, Jody

Journal of Christian Nursing. 29(2):110-112, April/June 2012.

Odds of surviving cardiac arrest decrease 7–10% every minute without CPR and defibrillation. Steps to implementing PAD in your church may be easier than you think.