20 08, 2021

Call For Abstracts – 2022 CICIAMS World Congress

2021-10-14T14:26:10-04:00August 20, 2021|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Our Events, Patient Advocacy, World Congress|

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – 2022 CICIAMS World Congress The 2022 CICIAMS XXI Congress will bring together Catholic Nurses from across the globe. Important dates are listed below.  Presentations, breakout group activities, and posters are to address one or more of the five objectives. Opens: August 20, 2021 (Memorial of Saint Bernard) Closes: November 30, 2021 Theme: United in Mission, United in Faith Objectives Strengthen the nursing response to the Papal call for solidarity in faith and action among Catholic Nurses (Pope Pius,1935). Promote integration of Catholic teachings within evidence-based nursing practices, [...]

18 08, 2021

Ethical and Religious Directives

2021-08-18T10:40:43-04:00August 18, 2021|COVID Resources, Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy|

The NACN-USA Committee on Ethics and Spirituality suggest that Catholic nurses, whether working in a Catholic or non-Catholic health care setting, know the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDs) and follow them. This sixth edition of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services was developed by the Committee on Doctrine of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and approved by the USCCB at its June 2018 Plenary Assembly. PREAMBLE "Health care in the United States is marked by extraordinary change. [...]

6 08, 2021

Grateful to Bishops of USCCB

2021-08-06T19:15:00-04:00August 6, 2021|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy|

In a world filled with extreme circumstances that challenge the core of our faith, we Catholic Nurses are grateful to the USCCB Bishops and Sister Agnes Walsh, a Daughter of Charity, for providing us with guidance on forming our conscience. Understanding Conscience Sister Agnes Walsh, a Daughter of Charity, is remembered for her heroism in France during World War II. In 1943, when France was occupied by German Nazis, the search for Jews began. In the face of grave peril, Sister Agnes convinced her mother superior to open their convent [...]

30 07, 2021

Sexual Common Sense

2021-07-30T13:25:47-04:00July 30, 2021|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy|

Dr. Janet Smith, PhD speaks nationally and internationally on Catholic teaching of sexuality and bioethics.  Dr. Smith has published numerous articles including important and powerful topics for Catholic Nurses including: Over Population - The Myth Hormones Are Us Contraception Why Not (Currently a Free Download) Natural Family Planning: Is it Moral. These topics can be accessed from Dr. Smith's website. Professor Smith is the author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later and A Right to Privacy. Her volume entitled Self-Gift contains her previously published essays on Humanae Vitae and the [...]

28 07, 2021

NFP Resources and Physician Locator

2021-08-06T19:17:26-04:00July 28, 2021|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy|

One More Soul (OMS) is a non-profit organization based in Dayton, Ohio that is dedicated to spreading the truth about the blessings of children and the harms of contraception. The website carries a wide variety of educational resources, including CDs, DVDs, pamphlets, booklets, books, and more. Visit their website and discover some of the wonderful resources available about natural family planning, nutrition and fertility, the pain from abortion and much more.

28 07, 2021

World Congress 2022 Video

2021-07-30T13:54:52-04:00July 28, 2021|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, Our Events, Patient Advocacy, Spiritual Nourishment|

You are personally invited in this video by NACN-USA President Ellen Gianoli and International CICIAMS President Dr. Khosi Mthethwa. I'm excited! Tell me more.

19 07, 2021

Caregiver’s Journal

2021-07-30T13:41:42-04:00July 19, 2021|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy, Spiritual Nourishment|

We are proud to share the wonderful work of our member, Deb Kelsey-Davis and her award winning journal, The Caregiver’s Companion. Winner of a second-place award in best front-cover artwork from the Catholic Media Association and a third-place award in general interest books from the Association of Catholic Publishers. From the publisher's desciption: Every caregiver’s story is unique, but one thing you all have in common is that you need to be nourished to have the resilience and compassion to tend to the needs of those you love. The Caregiver’s [...]

14 07, 2021

Burn and Trauma Nurse Exhorts Prayer

2021-08-06T18:34:04-04:00July 14, 2021|Educational Programs, In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy, Spiritual Nourishment|

Member Article by Marie Romagnano, MSN, RN originally published through the Divine Mercy website. Watching two residential condominium towers collapse in disbelief that has caused total destruction and sudden loss of life, instantly killing those asleep or severely injuring many-with little or no warning is a cause for prayer for these victims.   As a burn and trauma nurse, I watched realizing the magnitude of the medical emergencies as a result of the injuries and inability for rescue teams to reach the injured and dying due to the unstable debris [...]

1 07, 2021

Registration Open!

2022-01-10T15:01:14-05:00July 1, 2021|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Our Events, Spiritual Nourishment|

Early registration ends January 31, 2022. NACN-USA Member Full access to all congress sessions, August 2, 3, 4. Continental breakfast each day. Boxed lunch each day. Discounted registration rate to our members. Exclusive networking sessions for our Members during event. Does not include lodging. Additional cost for special evening dinner programs. $300 Register Now Non-Member Full access to all congress sessions, August 2, 3, 4. Continental breakfast each day. Boxed lunch each day. Full price to register. Does not include lodging. Additional cost for special evening dinner programs. Become [...]

25 06, 2021

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Nurses

2021-07-28T14:23:55-04:00June 25, 2021|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health|

Nursing is not only a complicated science, it is a magnificent art. In addition to employing years of scientific training and study, frontline healthcare professionals must also become masters of emotional intelligence. There’s a subtle, yet indistinguishable beauty that emerges when the practice of human empathy, compassion and science combine. The role of a Catholic nurse is even more crucial. We live in an age where the sanctity of human life is on a steady decline. Nurses often find themselves in situations where their moral beliefs are challenged. Abortion, euthanasia [...]

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