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Topic Guide - Christian Faith and Ethical Practice in Nursing: Christian Faith and Nursing Practice Websites
Resources to help in integrating Christian faith and professional nursing practice
he Purpose of Nurses Christian Fellowship, as a ministry of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, is to establish and advance in nursing, within education and practice, witnessing communities of nursing students and nurses who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God’s Word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture and God’s purposes in the world.
Keeping with the essential features of professional nursing outlined in the American Nurses Association Nursing’s Social Policy Statement, we believe that “attention to the range of human experiences and responses to health and illness within the physical and social environments” is at the center of all of modern nursing practice. Faith, religion, and spirituality are distinct components of what defines many human communities and allow individuals to make sense of their experiences, including health and illness. As such, we have collected a variety of resources that we hope will give you valuable insight into the unique needs, rituals, and customs of some of the major human religions and faiths in American society.
The FCN Council provides a forum within NCNA for nurses practicing in this specialty and those interested in learning about faith community nursing to meet, establish networks, discuss relevant issues, participate in programs to enhance knowledge related to this specialty, and promote quality professional practice.
The Vision of NCFI is Christian nurses around the world living out their faith in their professional lives.
The Mission of NCFI is to equip and encourage Christian nurses to integrate Biblical principles and Christ-centered values within clinical practice, leadership, education and research.
Our Values are built on God's love and care for us (John 3:16) and His work through us as nursing professionals (Matthew 25: 34-40)."I was sick and you looked after me." Matt. 25:36. Our foundation is in fear and love of God As nurses within NCFI, we identify our values as: