18 12, 2020

Protect Your Conscience in the Workplace

2020-12-18T00:00:00-05:00December 18, 2020|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Resources|

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. [...]

18 12, 2020

Redemptive Suffering

2020-12-18T00:00:00-05:00December 18, 2020|Educational Programs, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

Redemptive Suffering - Slide Presentation Download Learn the difference between physical pain, psychological suffering, and symptom distress, along with the types and stages of suffering. Understand the compassionate response and be able to practice redemptive suffering. This presentation delivered in November 2019 by NACN-USA's Immediate Past President, Diana Ruzicka, MSN, MA, MA, PHN, RN  is available for download and study. Download »

11 11, 2020

Healthcare Ethics

2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2020|Integration Of Faith And Health, Resources|

Documents for Guidance on Ethical Issues in Nursing Practice Vatican New Charter for Health Care Workers, 2017 Charter for Health Care Workers, 2014 CICIAMS - International Catholic Committee of Nurses & Nurse Practitioners CICIAMS Ethics Guidelines and Principles of Practice for Catholic Nurses and Midwives, July 2014 USCCB - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Guidelines for Evaluating Reiki as an Alternative Therapy, Committee on Doctrine, 2009 Ethical & Religious Directives (ERD) for Catholic Healthcare Organizations, 6th edition, June 2018 NCBC - The National Catholic Bioethics Center End of Life [...]

11 11, 2020

Vatican Documents

2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2020|Integration Of Faith And Health, Resources|

The New Charter for Health Care Workers --- 2017 From the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers " [TRANSLATED BY THE NCBC - ORDER HERE], 2017. The Charter for Health Care Workers --- 1994 From the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers " [READ HERE], 1994. Congregation for Catholic Education Male and Female He Created Them: Towards a Path of Dialogue on the Question of Gender Theory in Education [READ HERE] February 2, 2019. Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue ---Pontifical Council for Culture Jesus [...]

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