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April/June 2014 - Volume 31 - Issue 2
pp: 73-134,E1-E8

Think About It

NCF @ Work!


Christian Nursing 101

Advanced Practice Nursing

Nursing in the Church

Student TXT

Student TXT

DeHaan, Julie; Friesen, Pamela K.; Kramka, Amelia; More

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):80, April/June 2014.

What Do You See?Our views of patients can be jaded by others. Preconceived notions can taint the way we treat those entrusted to our care.

Christian Ethics

Hard Choices? Practice First With Simulation

Hartman, Karen; Salladay, Susan A.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):81-82, April/June 2014.

High fidelity simulation helps nurses and students tackle complicated ethical dilemmas and discover effective resolutions.

FAQs in Spiritual Care

Called to Teach

Master Teaching Strategies

Jamison, Sandra L.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):128, April/June 2014.

When God called me to teach, a major frustration was students' inability to effectively communicate with patients. How could I teach them?




Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):130-131, April/June 2014.

Going Deeper, Books, WebsitesGoing Deeper is a group or individual study resource from articles in this issue of JCN. Check out new books Evidence-Based Practices for Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy and Our Faithful Journey in Nursing.


CE Connection

Anxiety: Etiology, Treatment, and Christian Perspectives

Walker, Debra; Leach, Jane

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):84-91, April/June 2014.

Anxiety is a normal response to stress and danger but it can become excessive and uncontrollable for some people. Learn in depth about pathophysiology and treatment of anxiety, including nursing and Christian perspectives that can help.


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.

parish nursing/research: CE Connection

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

Dandridge, Robyn

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

Faith community nurses (FCNs) report an impressive amalgamation of services and interventions in professional literature but few outcomes. How can FCNs capture and report outcomes to document their practice?The CE test for this article is available only online at

parish nursing/research

parish nursing

Collaboration in the Gap: A New Day for Faith Community Nursing

Morris, G. Scott; Miller, Susan Martins

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):112-116, April/June 2014.

Since 1987 the Church Health Center in Memphis, TN, has been working to fill gaps in healthcare. Now CHC is partnering with faith community nurses to meet health needs.

healthcare missions


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.

online only/research

Faith, Beliefs, and “Not Claiming” Disease: An African American Woman's Story of Diabetes and Coronary Symptoms

McKenzie, Carolyn; Skelly, Anne H.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 31(2):E1-E6, April/June 2014.

Diabetes affects more African American women and outcomes are more severe than in other ethnic groups. An African American woman's experience with diabetes offers insights to improve care. Don't miss “Caring Suggestions to Help Patients With Challenges of Diabetes Self-Management.”

CE Connection