Earlier this month 550 healthcare students and professionals gathered to discuss this question at the CCHF (Christian Community Health Fellowship) Conference in Nashville, TN. Together we explored what it means to live out the gospel of Jesus through healthcare among the poor.
Spiritual care is a critical component of holistic, compassionate nursing. The Journal of Christian Nursing is committed to helping nurses grow in their understanding of spirituality and ability to provide spiritual care.
When nursing students at Newman University (KS) volunteered at a local school to perform vision and blood pressure screening, they uncovered disturbing results. Some of the low-income children demonstrated a visual deficit year after year but weren't getting corrective lenses -- and no programs offered aid.
For many nursing graduates, it is an uphill journey as they finish school and take the next step(s). We asked some of our new graduates how we can pray for them. As partner in our mission, will you intercede for some of these needs? Thank you!
"The Christian workers are making a difference among the people; I heard this kind of comment from the suffering people. We, Christians have hope and perseverance in the Lord who is faithful and good, compassionate and love" reports Chieko Fukushima, Japan NCF leader.
Chieko Fukushima, leader of Japan NCF, reports that two JNCF nurses visited the crisis area to assess where and how to help churches, as well as healthcare workers who have mental, emotional, and spiritual needs and need listening support.