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October/December 2015 - Volume 32 - Issue 4
pp: 202-262,E32-E40

Think About It

NCF @ Work


Christian Nursing 101

Advanced Practice Nursing

Nursing in the Church

Student TXT

Christian Ethics

FAQs in Spiritual Care

Called to Teach




CE Connection

See Me, See My Child: Glimpses Into Autism Spectrum Disorder

Fraley, Hannah

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(4):212-218, October/December 2015.

Families of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (one in 68 children in the U.S.), speak of being othered—feeling like outsiders. Learn about ASD and how to create a welcoming environment for these children and their families.


After the Trenches: Spiritual Care of Veterans

Wynn, Stephanie T.

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(4):219-223, October/December 2015.

Over a million veterans seek mental health services through the Veterans Health Administration yearly. Research reveals that integrating spiritual care into mental health interventions improves their ability to cope.

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From Doing to Being: Incorporating Faith into Diabetes Self-Care Education

Ammerman, Cathy Eden; Harden, Kelly; Mitchell, C. Ben

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(4):224-231, October/December 2015.

Many with diabetes see making long-term lifestyle changes as overwhelming. Discover tools that can empower a lifetime commitment to health.



Meeting Spiritual Needs: A Study Using the Spiritual Care Competence Scale

Hellman, Ann N.; Williams, Wesley E. Jr.; Hurley, Shelia

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(4):236-241, October/December 2015.

Do staff nurses possess the knowledge to assess patients' spirituality and design and implement a plan of spiritual care?


Preparing Health Professions Volunteers to Serve Globally

Carey, Rebekah E.; Carter-Templeton, Heather; Paltzer, Jason

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(4):242-249, October/December 2015.

Global health competence and team collaboration are needed to serve effectively in short-term missions. Expand your global health knowledge and learn about a program designed to improve competencies needed for service.

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Stress Test: God's Stethoscope for Your Heart

Rice, Heather

Journal of Christian Nursing. 32(4):E36-E40, October/December 2015.

Consider three reactions from Jonah, Jesus' disciples, and the apostle Paul, to violent storms at sea—and note God's provision in severe stress.