Item description for The Parish Nurse by Granger E. Westberg, Jill W. McNamara & Granger E. Westburg...
Overview In this book the author presents a creative, new way for congregations to provide a wholistic ministry to their members. His parish nurse program brings nurses onto congregation' staffs to work as ministers of health on a part-time or full-tme basis. In this way congrgations can play an increasingly important role in keeping people spiritually and physcially healthy and giving leadership in the field of preventive medicine.
Publishers Description Here, Granger Westberg presents a creative, new way for congregations to provide a wholistic ministry to their members. His parish nurse program brings nurses onto congregations' staffs to work as ministers of health on a part-time or full-time basis. In this way congregations can play an increasingly important role in keeping people spiritually and physically healthy and giving leadership in the field of preventive medicine. Parish nurses serve as health educators, health counselors, volunteer trainers, and support group organizers. In hundreds of congregations, this program has been well received by clergy and church members.
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Studio: AUGSBURG BOOKS
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.12" Width: 4.96" Height: 0.32" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 1990
Publisher AUGSBURG FORTRESS PUB. #99
ISBN 0806624582 ISBN13 9780806624587
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More About Granger E. Westberg, Jill W. McNamara & Granger E. Westburg
The late Granger E. Westberg, a pioneer in holistic health care and the interrelationship of religion and medicine, held a joint professorship in medicine and religion at the University of Chicago and a professorship in preventative medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He was also the founder of the parish nurse program, now an international movement.
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The Parish Nurse, Providing a Minister of Health for Your Co Jul 26, 2000
This is a must for any nurse or church seriously considering a Parish Nurse program. Granger Westberg is considered the "father" of parish nursing. This book presents the background and history of parish nursing and then provides the "how to" to set up a parish nurse program within your congregation. The final section is basic resources including sample job and role descriptions. Possible cost and needs and the models and types of parish nurse services.