Christian Nurse Blog

JCN Spring 1984Where were you in the spring of 1984? That's when NCF launched the premier issue of the new Journal of Christian Nursing. Yes, that was a long time ago!

LentHow do you prepare for Easter? From March 9 to April 24, many followers of Jesus will participate in Lent, a time of spiritual reflection, renewal and sacrifice. Don't just give up something for Lent; take up something to focus on the person and mission of Jesus.

NJCF"Be transformed; transform nursing." That's the tag line for the new NCF student group launching at The College of New Jersey. Morgan Hennessey is a student leader with a vision.

ClassroomBy Renee Lick, NCF staff

Students, how can you sow seeds for the gospel in the classroom, or share Jesus with your professors?

UW Badgers FootballWhat do nursing students have in common with football players and political protesters? They’re all making news just miles from our NCF office in Madison, Wisconsin. The UW Badgers football team is raising money for the nursing school on campus.

It’s American Heart Month and we’re celebrating Melissa Moser, our friend and co-worker, who suffered a near-fatal pulmonary embolism at age 22.

by Tara Trester

An event from my junior year pediatric rotation left a big impression. I observed nurses in the pediatric intensive care unit caring for a patient hospitalized due to a drug overdose. The patient was comatose and on a ventilator. One particular nurse sat at the nurse's station loudly discussing the patient's condition, adding her personal opinion that no additional efforts should be made to care for this patient because the state was paying for the care.

by Jane Hall, NCF Director

Super Bowl XLVby Bonnie Hann, NCF Campus Liaison

With the Super Bowl in the news, I have been thinking about competitiveness and how it relates to our work places.

FranWhat are the most requested topics for NCF continuing education events? "Compassion fatigue and dealing with conflict top the list," says Fran McHolm, NCF Continuing Education Director.


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