1 05, 2020

African Congress in Kenya 2020

2020-05-01T00:00:00-04:00May 1, 2020|Educational Programs, News, Our Events, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

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 [...]

9 03, 2020

2020 Virtual 16th Annual Divine Mercy Medicine, Bioethics & Spirituality Conference

2020-03-09T00:00:00-04:00March 9, 2020|Educational Programs, In The News, News, Resources|

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.

9 03, 2020

Catholic Nurses Association of Kenya

2020-03-09T00:00:00-04:00March 9, 2020|Educational Programs, In The News, News, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

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 [...]

22 09, 2019

Launch of Nurse to Nurse Mentor Program

2021-10-12T11:21:01-04:00September 22, 2019|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, Spiritual Nourishment|

We are currently accepting applications for the Nurse to Nurse Mentor program. As you know, Nursing is a wonderful profession that requires every virtue and blessing to manage the long hours and difficult work.  NACN-USA recognizes this and wants to be supportive in your career and life with a new experience through our Nurse to Nurse Mentor Program. The Nurse to Nurse Mentor Program is an ongoing opportunity where you'll get to walk with another Nurse. It will help you discover and deepen your relationship with God and discuss how [...]

6 08, 2019

New Age Therapies and Spiritual Values

2021-08-06T16:33:27-04:00August 6, 2019|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy|

New Age Therapies and Spiritual Values Patients have a right to expect that their spiritual values will be protected when they enter a healthcare center according to the Joint Commission of the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).(1) Spiritual beliefs affect patients’ consent regarding certain treatment modalities (Jehovah Witness and blood transfusions).(2) Are nurses offering therapies which conflict with Catholic patients’ spirituality? Reiki, therapeutic touch (energy medicine) and yoga ( mind-body medicine) are types of Complementary/Alternative Medicines (CAM) which nurses administer.(3) The Pontifical Council for Culture and Inter religious Dialogue (2003) [...]

28 03, 2018

Freedom and Conscience Rights for Nurses

2018-03-28T00:00:00-04:00March 28, 2018|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Resources|

NACN-USA Provides Comments on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Rule Protecting the Religious Freedom and Conscience Rights of Healthcare Practitioners, Professionals and Organizations NACN-USA provided comments on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule protecting the religious freedom and conscience rights of healthcare practitioners, professionals and organizations by co-signing a letter drafted by First Liberty in collaboration with Dr. Marie Hilliard, President-Elect and Dr. Carolyn Laabs, Chair Ethics & Spirituality Committee. Read the Joint Comments with First Liberty on HHS Rule RIN 0945-ZA03-Proposed Rule from [...]

22 12, 2017

NACN-USA Letter to California BRN

2017-12-22T00:00:00-05:00December 22, 2017|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

Abortion Pill Reversal Program - CA BRN will Again Grant CEUs The California Board of Registered Nurses has reversed their decision to rescind CEU's from Heartbeat International's Abortion Pill Reversal course [Read Article #1]. In a written letter sent Dec. 19, the California Board of Registered Nursing notified Heartbeat International that it can now grant continuing education units (CEUs) to nurses who study a life-saving process known as Abortion Pill Reversal [Read Article #2]. NACN-USA joined Heartbeat International in their request for the CA BRN to continuing awarding CEUs.  This [...]

10 07, 2017

CICIAMS Ethics Committee News

2017-07-10T00:00:00-04:00July 10, 2017|Educational Programs, In The News, News, Resources|

Dr. Marie T. Hilliard, MS, MA, JCL, PhD, RN Chair, CICIAMS Ethics Committee A Catholic health care worker has a unique vocational call. Among all the functions carried out on behalf of our ministry, for which each of us has been commissioned by our baptism, the most important vocational call of this ministry is that of accompaniment. Pope Francis often has spoken of this obligation. When speaking to the bishops of Brazil while in Rio de Janeiro for World Youth Day in 2013, Pope Francis [addressing the plight of refugees] [...]

23 08, 2016

Catholic Nurse Congress in Africa

2016-08-23T00:00:00-04:00August 23, 2016|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

6th Congress of the English Speaking Africa Region of CICIAMS Theme: Scaling up Africa Health Services, through Nurses, the Merciful Careers of Humanity" Catholic Diocese of Manzini, Swaziland, South Africa, 23-26 August 2016. Read the Draft Agenda with Registration in this PDF    

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