Faith Community Nursing are numerous. The Internet lists thousands of
sources. In addition, a Faith Community Nurse Mentor
network exists in South
Florida through Catholic Charities, Interfaith Health & Wellness Program. To visit a local
congregation or nursing outreach center to mentor or volunteer with an
experienced Faith Community Nurse, please contact IHWA at (561)
345-2000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
on denominational, professional and independent websites are available
Bookstore, the official bookstore for the
Church Health Center/International Parish Nurse Resource Center Many
resources for use by Faith Community Nurses are available through the
Church Health Center,International
Parish Nurse Resource Center. including
books, dvds, pocket size blood pressure cards.
Association also has many resources available.
Below is a
list of books, videos, websites and articles that provide an easy and
comprehensive overview of Faith Community Nursing practice. Many of
these resources can be "checked out" through the Interfaith Health Wellness
Resource Center (click here for the
IHWA Lending Library.)
Nurses Association. Faith Community Nursing Scope and Standards of
Practice. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association and Health
Ministries Association, Inc., 2012.
Hickman, Janet S. Faith Community Nursing. Philadelphia: Lippincott,
Williams, and Wilkins, 2006.
Solari-Twadell, Phyllis Ann and Mary Ann McDermott. Parish Nursing:
Development, Education, and Administration. St. Louis: Mosby, 2006.
Elizabeth. Parish Nursing: Healthcare Ministry Within the Church.
Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 2003.
Jill Westberg. The Health Cabinet: How to Start a Wellness Committee.
2nd Edition. St. Louis: International Parish Nurse Resource Center.
Deborah L. Essential Parish Nurse: ABCs for Congregational Health
Ministry . Sparks, NV: Pilgrim Press, 2003
Church USA/Office of Health Ministries. A Congregational Guide: Beginning
and Implementing Parish Nursing and Health Ministries. Louisville, KY:
Presbyterian Church Press, 2004.
Arson, Verna Benner & Koenig, Harold G. Parish Nursing: Stories of
Service and Care. Chicago, Il.: University of Chicago Press: 2002.
(2003). Nursing Students with Disabilities Change the Course
Available at EP Bookstore
Denominational Health Ministry/Parish Nursing Models:
Adventist Health: Parish Nurse Program
Church Health Center/International Parish Nurse Resource Center -
of Maryland -
Association for Parish Nursing Ministry -
Institute on Judaism and Health -
Institute meaning wholeness -
Nurses Association (FNA)
Nurses Association (ANA)
Health and Wellness Resources:
Administration on Aging
SAFE KIDS Program
US Dept of Health &
Human Services - www.hhs.gov
and end-of-life issues
dietary supplements and herbs
-for nurses and nursing students. Provides links to disability related
organizations, equipment, technology, mentors, employment, financial aid
and related articles
Videos & DVDs:
Marilyn and Solari-Twadell, Ann. Introduction to Parish Nursing Video
Program: The Congregation as a Health Place, The Roles of the Parish Nurse,
and Getting Started. St. Louis: International Parish Nurse Resource
Church USA/Office of Health Ministries (24 minutes). Congregations Who
Care: The Ministry of Health and Wholeness. Louisville: Presbyterian
Church USA/Office of Health Ministries (12 minutes). Life Abundant:
Celebrating Health, Healing and Wholeness. Louisville: Presbyterian
Ministry of Health in the Congregations (44minutes). St. Louis:
International Parish Nurse Resource Center.
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Nursing in Iowa. The Parish Nurse Movement has been active in Iowa since
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