18 12, 2020

Redemptive Suffering

2021-08-07T11:55:09-04:00December 18, 2020|Educational Programs, Integration Of Faith And Health, Patient Advocacy, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

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 slide 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.

11 11, 2020


2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2020|Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

SPIRITUAL RESOURCES DURING TIMES OF SOCIAL DISTANCING The last few weeks have been like few living souls on Earth have ever witnessed, and it doesn’t seem like the next few will be normal, either. Not since the influenza of 1918, have we seen forced quarantines to this extent. It is a time of unrest, concern, worry, and strife. Since many bishop have issued statement regarding suspension of public Masses, in keeping with the increasing requests of public authorities and health officials regarding the size of gatherings, most of our parish [...]

11 11, 2020

Opportunities Abroad

2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2020|Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

Disclaimer:  Though these opportunities are extended to NACN-USA members — Please note that these are independent trips and are not sponsored by NACN-USA. Volunteers represent themselves and are not representing NACN-USA. Short Term Opportunities In Lourdes, European "Hospitalities" help travelers from their countries make pilgrimage to Lourdes.Our Lady of Lourdes Hospitality North American Volunteers (often referred to as Lourdes Volunteers) is the Hospitality in the Americas recognized by the Sanctuary at Lourdes. A non-profit charitable organization and a Public Association of the Christian Faithful (status under the [...]

11 11, 2020


2020-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2020|Educational Programs, Resources, Spiritual Nourishment|

Religious Orders for Nurses The following are examples of communities that accept nurses with vocations to religious life. Sr. Mary & Sr. Camille (Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne) with Sr. Callista Roy at NACN-USA Summit in Cape Cod, 6-8Oct2017 Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne 600 Linda Avenue Hawthorne, NY 10532 (845) 745-1319 Sister of Life 38 Montebello Road Suffern, NY 10901 (845)-357-0258 Religious Life The Institute on Religious Life (IRL) promotes and supports the growth, development, and renewal of the consecrated life—particularly vowed religious life—as a gift to the Church [...]

12 05, 2020

Holy Father, Pope Francis Speaks to Nurses

2021-07-28T13:47:49-04:00May 12, 2020|In The News, Integration Of Faith And Health, News, Spiritual Nourishment|

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today we celebrate International Nurses Day, in the context of the International Year of Nurses and Midwives officially declared by the World Health Organization. At this same time, we observe the bicentennial of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. At this critical moment, marked by the global health emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have rediscovered the fundamental importance of the role being played by nurses and midwives. Every day we witness the testimony of courage and sacrifice of healthcare workers, [...]

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

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 [...]

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