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April/June 2013 - Volume 30 - Issue 2
pp: 69-128,E1-E5

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




Nurses Christian Fellowship International: Partners in Care

White, Barbara

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(2):97-99, April/June 2013.

“The most powerful way to improve the health and wellbeing of all people in the world is to empower and equip nurses.” Read about the NCFI conference in Santiago, Chile that empowered nurses from around the world. Conference proceedings and abstracts included.

When Still Waters Become a Soul Tsunami: Using the Tidal Model to Recover From Shipwreck

Kilmer, Debra L.; Lane-Tillerson, Crystal

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(2):100-104, April/June 2013.

The Tidal Model by Phil Barker and Poppy Buchanan-Barker metaphorically uses water to describe crisis and offer a model toward recovery. Primarily used in mental health, the model is applied to a woman who attempts suicide after failed infertility treatment.

Training Lay Volunteers to Promote Health in Central-City African American Churches

Ellis, Julie L.; Morzinski, Jeffrey A.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(2):112-116, April/June 2013.

The Elder Community Health Upholder (ECHU) project addressed health needs of older African Americans in medically underserved areas of Milwaukee. Discover how professionals and lay volunteers started health initiatives in nine churches.

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Issues in Organ Procurement, Allocation, and Transplantation

Nierste, Deborah

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(2):80-87, April/June 2013.

Organ transplantation presents complex ethical dilemmas for nurses working in multiple care areas. Learn about organ procurement and allocation along with strategies for coping with moral distress and maintaining compassionate care for donors, recipients, and their families.

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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.

Brown Bag Medication Review (BBMR) events, traditionally offered by pharmacists, improve medication safety and adherence. Incorporating faith community nurses in BBMR and follow up improves medication self-care in older adults.


parish nursing

Fit for Service: A Model of Self-Care for Parish Nurses

Daffron, Cristy

Journal of Christian Nursing. 30(2):108-111, April/June 2013.

Examining the life of Jesus reveals a pattern of intentional self-care practices that are a model for parish—and all other nurses—who want to thrive as caregivers.

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