NCF Connections, November 2016

NCF Membership Special

Save 30% on Membership

It’s the Christmas season and NCF has a special offer for nurses!  JOIN NCF and you’ll receive 30% off your membership fee until Dec. 31, 2016. As a member of NCF, you’ll receive Journal of Christian Nursing, CE discounts, and more. To receive your 30% discount, enter Promo Code Christmas2016 during checkout. Take advantage of this great offer to integrate your faith and nursing practice!

The Still, Small Voice of God

IDIn everyday nursing practice, we need the leading of the still, small voice of God—at the bedside, in the classroom, leading an organization. A simple responsiveness to God in everyday events can create significant moments. Once I had a patient with Bipolar II disorder who was extremely anxious about the loss of his state-issued identification (ID) card. Read more from Kathy Schoonover-Shoffner, NCF Director

Climate Change in Nursing School

NCF KU Med“What’s the spiritual climate of your nursing school?” I asked three nursing students over lunch. Mackenzie, Sean, and Ben responded that there was no place in the nursing school where they could talk about their faith. So together we agreed—let’s start an NCF chapter! Read more from Tim Lin, NCF Student Ministries Director

Equipping African American Clergy to Recognize Depression

ClergyMany African Americans use clergy as their primary source of help for depression, with few being referred to mental health providers. Faith community nurses can develop workshops for clergy to improve recognition and treatment of depression. Learn more in this free article from Journal of Christian Nursing and receive 2.5 CE contact hours. Join NCF and receive JCN regularly as a member benefit.