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Called to Care A Christian Worldview for Nursing

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ISBN-10: 083082765X

ISBN-13: 9780830827657

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Judith Allen Shelly, Arlene B. Miller

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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 1/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Judith Allen Shelly, R.N., B.S.N., M.A., D.Min., is publications director for Nurses Christian Fellowship, director of NCF Press and former editor of the Journal of Christian Nursing. Her editorial work has won numerous awards from the Evangelical Press Association. Shelly has written many books including Spiritual Care: A Guide for Caregivers (IVP, 2000) and The Changing Face of Health Care (Eerdmans, 1998). Her articles have appeared in journals such as Ethics and Medicine, Christian Counseling Today and Christian Bioethics. She has also been an adjunct professor at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, and at North Park University in Chicago, Illinois.

Arlene B. Miller (R.N., Ph.D.) is retired from the Department of Nursing at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. She continues to teach occasional classes there. Her books include Values in Conflict and Called to Care.

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction--Why Care?
Caring & the Christian Story
Revolution in the Nursing Paradigm
A Christian Worldview for Nursing
The Person--Caring in Relationship
What Does It Mean to Be Human?
The Person as a Spiritual Being
The Person as a Cultural Being
The Environment--Context for Care
The Seen Environment
The Unseen Environment
A Storied Environment
Health--Outcomes of Care
Working Toward Shalom
Hope in Suffering
The Paradox of Death
Nursing--Practice of Care
Nursing as Christian Caring
Spiritual Care
Looking to the Future
Appendix: Guidelines for Evaluating Alternative Therapies