November 2, 2021

In this Issue:

ACEs Journal Club is Thursday!

Don’t miss the next live Journal Club digging into a critical topic, Recognizing the Trauma of Adverse Childhood Experiences (Oct/Dec 2021 JCN) on Thursday, November 4, 7:00 pm Central via Zoom. Join the lively conversation with ACE experts and REGISTER HERE. FREE to NCF members and you can earn 1.5 NCPD hours. 

Invite your colleagues to register for a modest fee here, or to join NCF and attend for free! View past Journal Clubs and earn NCPD at the Journal Club webpage. Don't forget you can access ALL your great member benefits HERE.




COMING SOON: COVID-19 Vaccination Resource Article

The COVID-19 pandemic and development of vaccines has resulted in unique challenges for nurses. JCN is releasing a special Online Exclusive article in late November, Fall 2021 Update: Navigating COVID Vaccination in Tumultuous Times. This article discusses standards of professional care, a Christian perspective to help guide practice, and an overview of information and research about COVID-19 vaccination to assist nurses in answering vaccination questions. Watch for this helpful article HERE


Prayer Changes... Life

And when they had prayed, the place where they were meeting together was shaken. Acts 4:31 

Prayer really does change things. It changes us and it changes life. NCF wants to pray for and with you. Check out these prayer opportunities:

Joy or Happiness?

What is the relationship between joy and happiness? What is the difference? Take five minutes to read the NCF blog post The Joy Pathway by Amanda Madrid and dig deeper into understanding the pathway to joy and happiness. 

NCF publishes weekly blogs that inspire, encourage, and instruct nurses in the path of following Jesus in nursing. Sign up for NCF Blog notifications here

NEW from NCF: Spiritual Care FOR Nurses

NCF Professional Ministries and the Twin Cities NCF group have created a NEW resource for you, including a series of webinars discussing the challenges nurses are facing. Check out the first webinar, Who Is Going to Care for Me? Addressing the Challenges We Face in Our Profession Today on the new webpage Spiritual Care FOR Nurses. Additional webinars will be added in the coming months. 

December Tabletop Discussion

Our next Tabletop Discussion is December 13th at 7 pm Central: The Spiritual Discipline of Lament – Drawing Closer to God Through the Difficulties We Face. Join us as we explore the need for lament and how we can begin to incorporate this practice in all we encounter as nurses, both personally and professionally. 

Register HERE for this FREE member event. No NCPD offered. Members also have access to all past Tabletop Discussions

Webinars and Events

NCF does the work for you in posting upcoming conferences, webinars, and other great happenings for Christian nurses! Check out upcoming events HERE and discover meetings such as:

  • North Park University's Accessible to All? A Faithful Response to Disabilities -  Nov. 6
  • 2021 Global Missions Health Conference - Nov. 11-13
  • 2022 Westberg Symposium - March 28-30, 2022
  • East Texas NCF Retreat Refresh - April 8-10, 2022