Know the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDs) and follow them. Be proactive. Do not automatically assume that the ERDs and your conscientious objections will be honored. Make clear in the job interview process that you are a Catholic nurse and that you follow the ERDs. Make sure there is an understanding that your conscience will be respected prior to accepting a job offer. Know the employer policies in regard to the activities in which you are asked to participate and any conscience protections. [...]
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Powerful content for Catholic Nurses. These documents for guidance on ethical issues in Nursing Practice comes from traditional sources of the Vatican, USCCB, CICIAMS and private sources like NCBC.
Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska, RN – A Nurse of Mercy On September 5, 2019 Rochester, New York members of the National Association of Catholic Nurses, U.S.A. hosted Dr. Gosia Brykczynska, PhD, RN, OCV, International Speaker and Author at the St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry where she shared about the extraordinary life and legacy of Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska, RN, the first lay Registered Nurse to be beatified. Dr. Gosia Brykczynska, PhD, RN, OCV is a member of the Krakow Catholic Association of Nurses and Midwives, the UK Association of Nurses and Midwives, the [...]
7th CONGRESS OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING AFRICAN REGION OF CICIAMS — SEP 2020 On behalf of CICIAMS, the Catholic Nurses Association of Kenya herewith invite you to register for the 7th Congress of the English-Speaking Region. THEME: “EMBRACING NURSING LEADERSHIP IN NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE MANAGEMENT TO ENHANCE HOLISTIC CARE.” CONGRESS DATES: 9-11 SEPTEMBER 2020 EXCURSION DATE: 12 SEPTEMBER 2020 (OPTIONAL) VENUE: NAIROBI, KENYA For those who serve on the CICIAMS Board and NACN-USA Representatives, there are meetings prior to the Conference: EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING: 7 SEPTEMBER GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING: 8 SEPTEMBER ADDITIONAL [...]
7th Congress of the English-Speaking Region of the International Catholic Committee of Nurses and Medical Social Assistants* (CICIAMS) Theme: Embracing Nursing Leadership in Non-Communicable Disease Management to Enhance Holistic Care Date: September 9-11, 2020 (Optional 12th excursion) For CICIAMS Board Members Country Representatives & Members who would like to attend, the Executive Board Meeting will be held on September 7th and the General Council meeting on September 8th. Location: Nairobi, Kenya Sponsored by: Catholic Nurses Association of Kenya Catholic Nurses Association of Kenya2016 Annual Meeting Additional Information: Positions [...]
November 2020 Virtual 16th Annual Divine Mercy Medicine, Bioethics & Spirituality Conference November 6 & 7, 2020 Location: Online Sponsored by: Healthcare Professionals for Divine Mercy (NACN-USA member Marie Romagnano, MSN, RN,CCM is the Founder and President of Healthcare Professionals for Divine Mercy and the co-planner of this virtual conference.