LCMS Parish Nurse Newsletter provides information and insight about including a spiritual component when caring for the whole person.
The Rev. Dr. Steven Hokana, chaplain, Lt. Col., USA (Ret.), D. Min., BCC, assistant director for the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, presents “Reaching Out and Caring for Veterans.”
Dr. John Eckrich, a retired practicing physician and the founder of Grace Place Wellness Ministries, teaches on “Fear, Anxiety, and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace.”
The Rev. Dr. Daniel Paavola uses his book Our Way Home: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer to explain how parish nurses can use each petition of the Lord’s Prayer to connect with the people they serve.
Jennie Johnson, RN-BC, Ph.D., parish nurse at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Rathdrum, Idaho, will present helpful information on the current understanding of how heart attacks and strokes develop and the connection with dementia during the February video lecture for parish nurses.
The Rev. Dan P. Gilbert, president of the LCMS Northern Illinois District, takes a look at confidentiality, what God teaches in His Word about it and how parish nurses should handle this issue.
This presentation will explore how the presence of developmental disabilities affects everyone in the family unit.
This presentation will provide parish nurses with an overview of spiritual assessments as well as some simple-to-use guidelines for holistic care.
The guest lecturer is Darlene Sorrell, RN, Parish Nurse at Hales Corner Lutheran Church, Hales Corner, Wis.