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6 07, 2023

NACN-USA Educational Session-“Why Patients Declared Brain Dead Are Really Brain Injured.”

2023-07-23T14:23:03-04:00July 6, 2023|blog, Educational Programs, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

Please take some time to watch this video. NACN-USA offered this presentation to their membership in April 2023. Click the link below to view the presentation: https://youtu.be/eGWhmkOldHo      

1 07, 2023

CICIAMS Quarterly Newsletter Summer 2023

2024-02-07T15:54:14-05:00July 1, 2023|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, Newsletters, Spiritual Nourishment|

Read international Catholic Nurse news from around the world.  In this Summer 2023 edition read about From the International President's Desk CICIAMS at the United Nations-Dr. Patricia Sayers, DNP, RN Committee on the Family Submits Grant for Education in the Creighton Model Fertility Care System and NaproTechnology Save the Date – CICIAMS 7th African Regional Congress Election 2024 CICIAMS 7th African Regional Congress hosting General Council Meeting (GCM) CICIAMS and Nurses with Global Impact, Inc. Alliance 7th Annual International Nurses Day Celebration – May 12, 2023 2023 - CICIAMS Member [...]

17 05, 2023

National Association of Catholic Nurses 2023 Vote-Open

2023-06-24T16:14:03-04:00May 17, 2023|In The News|

The following positions and candidates are presented for the 2023 annual election. The LAST DAY TO CAST YOUR VOTE IS JUNE 28, 2023 Treasurer (Term July 2023 thru June 2025) Candidate: Dr. Anne T. Reeser, DNP, MSN, APRN-BC Anne was awarded a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from The Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, D. C. and continues to work at CUA teaching in their online DNP program. She earned a Nurse Practitioner (NP) degree, an MSN, and a BSN from Florida International University (FIU) in [...]

9 05, 2023

2023 Eula Sforza Scholarship

2023-07-23T13:10:12-04:00May 9, 2023|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health|

We are excited to announce our yearly nursing scholarship for student members is now open.  Our thanks to the Sforza family who established this special gift in honor of Eula Sforza. EULA SFORZA SCHOLARSHIP $1000 NACN-USA Scholarship Award Deadline to receive complete applications is July 31, 2023. Submit the letter of intent and read about the required supporting documents HERE! Kathryn "Katie" Grauerholz, MSN, ANP-BC, Awards & Scholarship Committee Chair

12 04, 2023

“Why Patients Declared Brain Dead are Really Brain Injured.”

2023-04-19T16:36:04-04:00April 12, 2023|blog, Educational Programs, In The News, News, Our Events, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

Why Patients Declared Brain Dead are Really Brain Injured Join us in this special presentation by Mr. Michael Arthur Vacca, JD who will present why patients declared brain dead are really brain injured. Mr. Vacca is a Catholic Lawyer, Certified Catholic Bioethicist and Spiritual Director, Chairman of Healthcare Civil Rights Task Force at Christ Medicus Foundation.  He will present on: The history of “brain death” and why it was invented by doctors at Harvard The medical, philosophical, and theological reasons why “brain death” is not the actual death of the [...]

21 02, 2023

Blessed Hanna of Poland Coloring Page

2023-02-21T21:49:17-05:00February 21, 2023|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Spiritual Nourishment|

Enjoy this whimsical coloring page of Blessed Hanna of Poland as a gift to our local councils and members.  This project was commissioned by NACN-USA with graphic designer and illustrator, Emma Cassani.  Emma's work can be seen each month in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati monthly magazine Catholic Telegraph.  

15 02, 2023

End of Life Doula on Sacred Heart Radio

2023-03-08T20:02:15-05:00February 15, 2023|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy, Spiritual Nourishment|

Bonnie Blachly MSN, RN, Certified End of Life Doula, Catholic Nurse and Regional Director for Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands & American Samoa was interviewed on Dan Kennedy's Life Talk NW on Sacred Heart Radio. Bonnie shares her end-of-life class, Birthing Your Soul into Eternal Life, which she co-developed to train lay persons, parishioners, and healthcare professionals on preparation for death, dying, grief, mourning and bereavement.  The class is just a portion of the ministry, Momento Mori which Bonnie also presented at the CICIAMS World Congress [...]

23 01, 2023

Memorial of Saint Marianne Cope

2023-03-08T16:49:32-05:00January 23, 2023|Integration Of Faith And Health, Spiritual Nourishment|

January 23 marks the memorial of Saint Marianne Cope who lived from 1838-1918.  Saint Marianne cared for those with leprosy on the island of Oahu and subsequently on Molokai.  She cared for Saint Father Damian who ministered among the lepers. Born: January 23, 1838, Heppenheim, Germany Died: August 9, 1918, Kalaupapa, HI Parents: Barbara Witzenbacher, Peter Koob Place of burial: Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, Honolulu, HI Feast: January 23 (Roman Catholic Church); April 15 (Episcopal Church (United States)) Beatified: May 14, 2005, Saint Peter's Basilica by Pope Benedict XVI Canonized: October 21, 2012, Vatican City by Pope [...]

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