What is Faith Community Nursing?
Faith Community Nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that holds the spiritual dimension to be central to practice. The focus is on the promotion of health within the context of the values, beliefs and practices of a faith community.
- The Fundamentals of Parish Nursing
The International Parish Nurse Resource Center offers a brief overview of parish nursing. This resource provides background on the philosophy of parish nursing, its root assumptions, mission, purpose, etc. It also provides a sample job description for the ministry of parish nursing practice, and standardized basic preparation course content.
- Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 2nd Edition
This is a publication from the American Nurses association, written in collaboration with Health Ministries Association, Inc., which describes professional responsibilities and accountability for faith community nurses. View the product description and ordering information from the American Nurses Association and order online. To order by phone, call (800) 637-0323.