NCF Connections, August 2016

From the DirectorFrom the Director

In her first letter as NCF Director, Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner shares her excitement and anticipation as another year of ministry launches. We need your help to support what God is doing among nurses and nursing students. Please invest in the future of NCF ministry.
 

TimMeet Our New Student Ministries Director

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Timothy Lin as NCF Student Ministries Director beginning August 15, 2016. “I am excited to join the NCF team!” Tim said. “We are dreaming together about how God can expand the influence of NCF in more nursing schools, and we can’t wait to see what God will do.” Learn more about Tim’s vision for developing nursing students as followers of Jesus.

Workplace ToxicityThe Right Thing to Say

Workplace toxicity is a topic that nurses need to know how to face. Each time I encounter toxicity, I am struck by how much our words matter. What we say—or don’t say—can have deep, lasting impact. But how do we know the right thing to say in noxious situations when our emotions are intense and negative? Read more from Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner.

JCNFree Journal of Christian Nursing!

Check out the current issue of JCN—this month’s FREE featured journal—at NursingCenter.com. Hurry! This offer is good only until September 1, 2016. Keep getting JCN and other great benefits when you become a member of Nurses Christian Fellowship. Invest in your nursing practice through NCF membership and JCN!


Student LeadershipTaking Risks in Leadership

Roshawn and Talysia know that good leadership involves taking risks. They nervously stepped outside their comfort zones this summer as part of their training to lead the NCF chapter at the University of Central Florida. Read more...

SymposiumAddressing Moral Distress in Nursing

Addressing ethical concerns of nurses was a hot topic at a 2012 think tank sponsored by the editors of the Journal of Christian Nursing. They didn’t know their ideas would impact the future of healthcare. Now Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner is part of a collaborative effort with national leaders in nursing to address moral distress among nurses. Read more...

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