Journal of Christian Nursing

Heart Health“Give me your hand,” the surgeon said to student nurse Peggy Heppner during cardiovascular surgery. As she anxiously held the patient’s heart in her palm, she felt the unforgettable power of that one beating muscle in a person’s life.

Journal of Christian NursingWe live in a perilous world where people are sick and depressed, the elderly are abused, and the mentally ill are ignored.  Yet God’s people are called to “Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy” (Proverbs 31:9).

PrayingWhat is the role of prayer in clinical practice?

caring handsDuring a clinical rotation, nursing student Erika Hellstrom had a patient in failing health and preparing for palliative care, but his wife told Erica, “God gives us all a purpose and mine is taking care of him.”

Holistic or Wholistic?When you give integrated whole-patient care, is your nursing holistic or wholistic? What’s the difference?

Join NCF todayDid you know … ? Nurses Christian Fellowship is both a professional organization and a ministry for nurses, nursing students and educators.

Need HelpHow do you handle an overwhelming patient load and a high-stress job? Here is how one nurse coped with a demanding shift on her unit.

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Be Joyful Always

Giggling. As I listened to handoff report, I finally deciphered the sound coming from one of my patient’s rooms. She was giggling. “Curious,” I thought, and turned my attention back to my co-worker.

Celebrate JCN's 30th Anniversary“What does it mean to be a Christian nurse?”

For thirty years, the Journal of Christian Nursing has tackled that question head-on, seeking biblical responses to complex nursing issues and helping nurses integrate faith and practice.

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