Journal of Christian Nursing

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Meet the new director of Nurses Christian Fellowship!

Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner, PhD, RN, didn’t plan on being a nurse until she worked in a hospital as a high school senior and was captivated by the life-giving power of the nurse-patient relationship.

5282016memorialdayOn Memorial Day we remember our fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our country. As nurses, what can we do to care for veterans who need ongoing physical, emotional and spiritual care today?

212016jcnandbibleWhat changes are you hoping for this year? What would you like to see transformed in your life?

The apostle Paul has a lot to say about how God transforms us in Romans 12:2.

1242015kssNurses Christian Fellowship will have a new director when Jane Hall retires June 30, 2016. Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner will lead NCF ministry for students, nurses and educators beginning July 1, 2016.

11302015autismA special needs child is a beautiful gift to display God’s unfailing love, yet such children also present unique and complex challenges.

Informed ConsentTo celebrate Nurses Week and this year’s theme of Ethics in Nursing, NursingCenter.com invited Kathy Schoonover Shoffner, editor of the Journal of Christian Nursing, to write a blog post on the ethics of informed consent. Here is an abridged version.

Nursing on EmptyNurses who deal with frequent heartache may feel fatigued, stressed or lose their ability to nurture.

IV Drip“I’ve been an Infusion Room regular for over seven years. It’s like a local coffee shop, only with needles, tubes, and dangling fluid bags,” writes David Kenagy in the Journal of Christian Nursing.

Med ErrorWhen Darlene Sredl, PhD, RN, realized she had just made a medication error, a number of temptations raced through her panicking mind. Someone must have made a mistake!

Living Will“Every JCN has great articles, but several in this issue touched me deeply,” writes Kathy Schoonover Shoffner in her editorial, JCN Articles Hit Home, from the recent Journal of Christian Nursing.

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