Parish Nursing: Healthcare Ministry Within The Church / Edition 1

Parish Nursing: Healthcare Ministry Within The Church / Edition 1

by Mary Elizabeth O'Brien
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763723894

ISBN-13: 9780763723897

Pub. Date: 04/14/2003

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Parish nursing has been shown to have a positive impact on the spiritual well-being and quality of life of chronically ill parishioners. Now recognized as a specialty of nursing by the
American Nurses Association, the emerging role of the parish nurse strengthens partnerships between churches, the community, and health care providers.
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Parish nursing has been shown to have a positive impact on the spiritual well-being and quality of life of chronically ill parishioners. Now recognized as a specialty of nursing by the
American Nurses Association, the emerging role of the parish nurse strengthens partnerships between churches, the community, and health care providers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763723897
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
04/14/2003
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Credits
Ch. 1The Gospel Call to Parish Nursing1
Ch. 2The Spiritual History of Parish Nursing25
Ch. 3The Parish Nursing Role: Spiritual Companion in Health and Illness49
Ch. 4Education for Parish Nursing Practice75
Ch. 5Conceptual Models of Parish Nursing Practice: A Middle-Range Theory of Spiritual Well-Being in Illness99
Ch. 6Initiating a Parish Nursing/Health Ministry Program117
Ch. 7The Spirituality of Parish Nursing151
Ch. 8Parish Nursing Ministry with Diverse Populations175
Ch. 9An Experiment in Parish Nursing: The Gift of Faith in Chronic Illness213
Ch. 10Parish Nursing Ministry in Contemporary Congregations: The Lived Experience285
App. ACaritas Christi Health System Parish-Based Health Ministry Parish Health Assessment Profile305
App. BSt. Vincent's Medical Center "Parish Nurse (Activity) Report" and "Newsletter Submission Form"311
App. CPrayers for Parish Nurses315
Subject Index331
Scripture Index337

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