October-December 2017


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The Past and Future of Adventist Nursing It’s a remarkable story—one of courage, dedication, innovation, passion, and mission.

As the health ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church reached out around the globe, so did Adventist nursing and nursing education.

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​A Distinctive Framework for Adventist Nursing

This article describes a research project that sought to identify the distinctive values of Adventist nursing from the perspective of Adventist nurses and nurse educators around the world.

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Core Components of the Nursing Curriculum

In academic settings, the formal and systematic methods used to transmit knowledge are referred to as the curriculum. This article will provide both novice and veteran nurse educators with the core components of nursing curriculum such as stakeholders, paradigm shifts, curricular models, levels of education, and evaluation.

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Teaching Spiritually Sensitive Nursing Care: Recommendations for an Ethical Adventist Approach

In light of Adventism’s wholistic understanding of being human, care promoting physical or psychological well-being inherently implies supporting spiritual wellness.

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Inviting a Spiritual Dialogue: A Loma Linda University Perspective

Our students need to be sensitized to potential pitfalls and taught how to connect with people from all walks of life in a way that ensures that each patient always feels respected and honored.

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Clinical Teaching in Adventist Nursing

Regardless of where they work, nurses need to become more responsible, autonomous, and accountable for patient care. Shorter hospital stays, advances in technology, and increasing complexity and severity of patients’ clinical conditions require nurses to think clearly, exercise good judgment, and initiate action to resolve problems.

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Interprofessional Education at Two Adventist Universities

Adventist universities and health-care centers are moving forward in promoting interprofessional education and collaboration among their university partners. IPE is necessary to equip future health-care professionals with skills such as communication, joint problem-solving, and teamwork to optimize patient safety and enable quality service in ever-changing health-care systems worldwide.

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Adventist Graduate Nursing Education: An Interview

In this interview, Dr. Patricia S. Jones sits down with three administrators of graduate nursing programs to discuss the demand for advanced programs, the need for qualified educators, types of certifications, and opportunities for online graduate education.

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​Developing Presence and Faith in Online Teaching

While academic content and clinical experiences provide the foundation for most online nursing curricula, programs offered by Seventh-day Adventist schools build on an additional foundation—the development of faith in Christ.

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Seventh-day Adventist Nursing Programs1

A comprehensive list of current program offerings.

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