11 11, 2020

Catholic Health Links

2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2020|Patient Advocacy, Resources|

Abortion Pill Reversal Hotline - 877-558-0333 [Read Case Studies] & [Visit the Website] & [On Call, Online, Employment Opportunities] Abortion and Breast Cancer Risk Reproductive Choices of Young Women Affecting Future Breast Cancer Risk, American College of Pediatricians - October 2019 [READ HERE] Addiction Comunita Cenacolo America - Community Life; healing for those recovering from addiction [Read More] HHS National Pain Strategy Letter [read more]</p> Advancing the Practice of Pain Management Under the HHS Opioid Strategy [read more]</p> Care for the Caregiver Resources pending Care for the Healthcare Caregiver Curatio: [...]

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) [...]

22 07, 2019

Immunizations Grown in Aborted Fetal Cells

2019-07-22T00:00:00-04:00July 22, 2019|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

NACN-USA Urges the FDA to Find Alternatives to Immunizations Grown in Aborted Fetal Cells "While alternative vaccines exist in the United States for polio, rabies and shingles, there are no ethically-produced alternatives for the Hepatitis A, MMR and Varivax vaccines. Specififcally, the rubella portion of the MMR uses RA27/3 virus which was cultivated on the WI-38 cell line, both of which involved nearly 100 elective abortions in the research and development. Likewise, the Varivax (chickenpox) vaccine also uses both WI-38 and yet another aborted fetal cell line, MRC-5, which was [...]

30 05, 2019

Request AMA to Oppose Assisted Suicide

2019-05-30T00:00:00-04:00May 30, 2019|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

NACN-USA Requests the AMA Oppose Assisted Suicide & Assisted Death At the American Medical Association House of Delegates meeting in Chicago next week, June 8-12, 2019 the AMA will consider again whether to change its position of opposition to Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS) to a position of one of neutrality. In addition, the delegates from the state of New Mexico have proposed (resolution #20) to change the terminology to that of "Physician Assisted Dying" (PAD) and are recommending a position of "engaged neutrality." Read the letter that the National Association [...]

2 04, 2019

Oppose Misnamed “Equality Act”

2019-04-02T00:00:00-04:00April 2, 2019|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

NACN-USA Joins Coalition Opposing the HR5 the misnamed "Equality Act" The bill would effectively mandate that all health care professionals perform and pay for "transition-affirming therapies" against their best medical judgment. Marie Hilliard, RN, MS, MA, JCL,PhD, Past President, NACN-USA "Equality Act" - Coordinated by the Heritage Foundation, the NACN-USA  joined the Pro-Life OBGYNs, Catholic Medical Association, National Catholic Bioethics Center, American College of Pediatricians, Christian Medical Association, and the Physicians Resource Council of Focus on the Family in co-signing a letter to the Judiciary Committee of the [...]

17 03, 2019

NACN-USA Comments on ANA Proposal

2019-03-17T00:00:00-04:00March 17, 2019|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

The Nurse's Role when a Patient Requests Aid in Dying NACN-USA Provides Comments on the American Nurses Association Proposed Position Statement: "The Nurse's Role when a Patient Requests Aid in Dying" Read The ANA Proposed Position Statement » Read The NACN-USA Comments to the Statement » Listen To The Colleen Kelly Mast's Radio Program Discussing The Topic from March 30, 2019 » Update On June 22, 2019, the American Nurses Association (ANA) issued a new position statement, "The Nurse's Role When a Patient Requests Medical Aid in Dying," which supersedes [...]

10 04, 2018

Catholic Nurses Oppose Assisted Suicide in New Jersey

2018-04-10T00:00:00-04:00April 10, 2018|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

NACN-USA Letter in Opposition to the New Jersey Senate Bill S1072 "Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act"aka Assisted Suicide / Euthanasia Letter to NJ Governor in Opposition to S1072 Letter to Senator Vitale, Chair, NJ Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Information Flyer to Share - Oppose Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act" (A1504/S1072) New Jersey Senate Bill 1072 "Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act" sponsored by Sen. Nicholas Scutari [D] Assembly Bill 1504, sponsored by Rep. John Burzichelli[D], Rep. Timothy Eustace [...]

16 03, 2018

Nurses Testify Against New Jersey Assisted Suicide

2018-03-16T00:00:00-04:00March 16, 2018|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Patient Advocacy, Resources|

Nurses Testifying at the New Jersey Statehouse against Assisted Suicide NJ Assembly Bill 1504 - Legalizing Physician Assisted Suicide Monday, March 12, 2018, Dr. Marian (Mimi) Nowak, DNP, MPH, RN, CSN, FCN, FAAN represented the National Association of Catholic Nurses, U.S.A. in testifying against proposed legislation legalizing assisted suicide in the state of New Jersey. Also testifying were members Dr. Patricia Sayers, DNP, RN and Patricia Staley, MSN, RN. Read the written testimony of Dr. Marian (Mimi) Nowak, DNP, MPH, RN, CSN, FCN, FAAN on behalf of NACN-USA in Opposition [...]

Go to Top