January 18, 2017
SCANG Chaplain Experiences a "Baptism of Fire" on "The Ice" Lt. Col. Jim St. Clair
Remenbering William Christopher, "The Most Well Known Chaplain" PlainViews Staff
News and Journal Watch PlainViews Staff
A survey of nurses is part of a Regent University doctoral project being conducted by VA Chaplain Priscilla Mondt that seeks to discover positive elements of nursing in order to design proactive programs to address stressors effecting nurses. It should take between 10 and 20 minutes to complete. For complete anonymity, the survey is coded to prevent tracking of IP addresses. Click on this link. When you are finished, please pass the link on to another nurse that might be willing to also contribute to the study. The researcher may be contacted at: email@example.com
The Fellowship and CPE Curriculum Development Grant online applications to integrate research literacy into programs is open on the Transforming Chaplaincy website. 32 grants will be awarded in the second cycle of grants selected in 2017. For more information on how to begin an application, go here.
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Gundersen Lutheran Respecting Choices® First Steps Advance Care Planning Facilitator Training
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New: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Traditionally, this is the time of the year to look back and look ahead. With that in mind, in this videotaped message, Eric Hall, CEO and President of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network and the Spiritual Care Association reflects on 2016 and looks forward to opportunities for collaboration in 2017.
To watch the 2017 message, go here.
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Grow with the Online Learning Center for Professional Education. The curriculum is based on new, standardized, evidence-based scope of practice and evidence-based quality indicators developed by two interdisciplinary panels of experts from the fields of chaplaincy, medicine, nursing, psychotherapy, palliative care, research and policy in the United States and overseas. Courses are currently available for chaplains, nurses, social workers, chaplaincy students, and other spiritual care providers.
For more information and a list of available courses, visit the website.
The Spiritual Care Association (SCA) is the first multidisciplinary, international professional membership association for spiritual care providers that establishes evidence-based quality indicators, a scope of practice, and a knowledge base for spiritual care in health care.
For more information, visit the Spiritual Care Association website.
January 25, 2017. 1:00 - 2:30 PM ET. Is Surrender The Same As Giving Up? Having The Goal of Care Conversation. Scott Barron, DMin BCC. For more information, go here.
February 9, 2017. 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET. Exploring The Rub Between Spirituality and Religion Through Metaphor in CPE. Doug Longstaffe, MDiv, STM. For more information, go here.
February 23, 2017. 1:00 - 2:30 PT ET. Integrating Pet Therapy into Spiritual Care. Rev. Nancy Lynch, MDiv, BCC. For more information, go here.
This unique program:
• Emphasizes learning-by-doing with a practical and clinically based focus.
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Does your organization provide excellence in spiritual care? Let everyone know it. Learn more about the Excellence in Spiritual Care Award here.
Produced by HealthCare Chaplaincy Network, HCCN-TVTM is the first-of-its-kind TV channel with 10 programs that encompass myriad spiritual care topics applicable to hospital patients, outpatients, hospice patients, residents in long-term care settings, family caregivers, and other audiences. For more information, go here.