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Nursing within a Faith Community
Promoting Health in Times of Transition

First Edition


June 2000 | 428 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Authors Margaret Clark and Joanne Nelson provide a unique outlook on the theoretical underpinnings for faith community nursing from the perspectives of both theology and nursing.

Divided into seven sections, the book includes topics such as theoretical foundations of parish nursing, promoting health in times of transition, the process of nursing care within a faith community, faith communities promoting images of health, and the future of parish nursing.

 
PART ONE:INTRODUCTION
Margaret B Clark and Joanne K Olson
Faith Seeking and Health Seeking as Parallel Processes
 
PART TWO: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
Margaret B Clark
Characteristics of Faith Communities
Joanne K Olson
Health, Healing, Wholeness, and Health Promotion
Margaret B Clark
Local Faith Communities as 'Places of Seeking'
Pauline Paul
History of the Relationship between Nursing and Faith Traditions
Joanne K Olson
The McGill Model of Nursing
Margaret B Clark
The Nurse and Theological Reflection
 
PART THREE: NURSE AS HEALTH PROMOTER
Joanne K Olson
Images of Nursing
Margaret B Clark and Joanne K Olson
Characteristics of Health Promoting Faith Community Nurses
Joanne K Olson
Functions of the Nurse as Health Promoter in a Faith Community
Joanne K Olson
Components of Optimal Nursing Practice within a Faith Community
Professionalism, Spiritual Maturity, and Self-Care  
 
PART FOUR: PROMOTING HEALTH IN TIMES OF TRANSITION
Margaret B Clark
Living in a Time of Transition
Margaret B Clark
Characteristics of Transitions
Margaret B Clark
Types of Transitions in the Lives of Faith Community Members
Joanne K Olson
Health Promotion in Times of Transition
 
PART FIVE: THE PROCESS OF NURSING CARE WITHIN A FAITH COMMUNITY
Joanne K Olson and Margaret B Clark
Promoting Inquiry
Assessment Processes  
Joanne K Olson and Margaret B Clark
Promoting Potentials and Strengths
Planning Processes  
Joanne K Olson
Promoting Health Development
Implementation Processes  
Joanne K Olson
Promoting Improved Health
Evaluation Processes  
 
PART SIX: FAITH COMMUNITIES PROMOTING IMAGES OF HEALTH
Margaret B Clark
Nurses and Faith Community Leaders Growing in Partnership
Joanne K Olson and Margaret B Clark
Health Promotion and Faith Renewal
A Ministry Spiral That Connects and Deepens  
Joanne K Olson and Margaret B Clark
Applying Theory to Practice
Collaborative Ministry Reflections  
 
PART SEVEN: CONCLUSION
Joanne K Olson and Margaret B Clark
Bringing a Vision of Faith and Health into the Future

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Margaret B. Clark

Joanne K. Olson, PhD, RN

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