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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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The First Civil Disobedience Case in Recorded History Involved Two APNs (13 Century B.C.) An Overview of the Right of Conscience Exercised by Shiphrah and Puah By Patricia A. Sayers, DNP, RN This article reviews the first civil disobedience case in recorded history. The case occurred in Egypt during the 13 Century B.C. The case involved two advanced practice nurses (APNs) named Shiphrah and Puah (Exodus 1:15-16). Both APNs exercised “right of conscience” actions which saved a generation of Jewish people and continues to alter the course of global events [...]
Congratulations to the Catholic Nurses in the Diocese of Lansing for establishing a local council. Through the leadership of Cynthia DL Thelen, MSN, LNHA, BSN, RN and a determined steering committee, these Nurses have worked diligently throughout the pandemic to develop the Diocese of Lansing Council of Catholic Nurses. The local council is under the spiritual direction of Fr. Tim Nelson. Monthly meetings are scheduled for the 1st Wednesday of every month in Jackson with a focus on nursing ethics, professional formation, and fellowship. Join with them in celebration at their [...]
We are excited to highlight a young and talented artist, Trisa de Sousa, who has created an original image of Blessed Hanna Chrzanowska. Trisha has the image available to view on her Instagram page or her website. This is how she described the creative process: I found a quote that is attributed to her by Gosia Brykczynska in an interview she did with Joanna Bogle in the Faith Magazine "What dignity belongs to our profession! Christ in us serves Christ in the other person." I thought this was such a [...]
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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.
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 [...]