The Work of the Parish Church Nurse

(Work of the Church)

Julia Quiring Emblen

Judson Press (publisher)

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What is a parish nurse? A growing ministry in many churches across the country, the parish nurse is a licensed nurse or lay leader trained in nursing skill. He or she may be part of the church staff, or simply a volunteer who is committed to sharing specialized training and experience in service with a congregation and community.

Author Julia Emblen takes you inside the parish nurse vocation to delve into its history, defining the ministry role and responsibility within the church. Through the use of creative narrative and case studies, Emblen reveals how the work of the parish nurse extends Christ’s healing work in the church.

The Work of the Parish Church Nurse includes:

• Historical overview of the vocation
• Ministry structural plan and development
• Healthcare survey and assessment guide for a faith community
• Age-level program planning and design options

Key features:

• A wholistic approach to health ministries—body, mind, and spirit
• Includes appendices with guidelines, assessments, evaluations and other practical resources and information
• Provides material on how to plan, develop, and implement a parish nurse ministry
• A comprehensive overview of the role and responsibilities of parish nurses

Author Julia Emblen takes you inside the parish nurse vocation to delve into its history, defining the ministry role and responsibility within the church. Through the use of creative narrative and case studies, Emblen reveals how the work of the parish nurse extends Christ s healing work in the church.

The Work of the Parish Church Nurse includes:

Historical overview of the vocation
Ministry structural plan and development
Healthcare survey and assessment guide for a faith community
Age-level program planning and design options

Key features:

A wholistic approach to health ministries body, mind, and spirit
Includes appendices with guidelines, assessments, evaluations and other practical resources and information
Provides material on how to plan, develop, and implement a parish nurse ministry
A comprehensive overview of the role and responsibilities of parish nurses

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