Quick 3 minute read about the Sacrament of the Anointing of Sick. Can a non-Catholic receive it? Read Full Article »
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. [...]
Since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us exercise them. Romans 12:6
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 »
Have you ever needed to ask a question about your nursing practice such as a procedure you were asked to do? Consult with Catholic Bioethics through a free consultation service.
Watch this touching and informative video of Columbus, Ohio, Local Council President Chaplain Teresa Sipos, MSEd, BSN, RN, discussing spiritual health care, informed consent, and advocating at end of life. https://youtu.be/AhEPg2Eq9qU
National Health Care Certification Program in Bioethics, NCBC, Both Fall and Mid-Year Enrollment, MA available in collaboration with the University of Mary, Bismarck, South Dakota and _______________________. Catholic Distance University
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]