Fast Facts for the Faith Community Nurse: Implementing FCN/Parish Nursing in a Nutshell


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by Janet S. Hickman. Springer Publishing Company, 2011.

The specialty of faith community or parish nursing integrates traditional nursing care with the spiritual and emotional needs of individuals. Busy nurses will find the easy-to-use format of this book helpful with lists for quick access to content and tools for designing programs on diverse issues such as grief/loss, chronic illness, palliative care, mental illness, domestic violence and substance abuse. The book addresses faith community nursing practice with Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, and Hinduism, in addition to legal and ethical considerations. “It is based on the American Nursing Association’s (ANA) Scope and Standards for Practice of Faith Community Nursing and presents the core concepts for establishing, maintaining, and evaluating a nursing practice within a community faith.”

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