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Faith Community Nursing

Caring for the congregation

By Elizabeth Hanink, RN, BSN, PHN, and Aaron Severson

Mary Lynne Knighten, RN, DNP, PN, NEA-BC, serves as director of the health ministry of L.A.’s St. Dominic Catholic Church. Volunteering in this role is her way “to give back to our faith community.” As the “chief nurse,” Knighten oversees health screenings, makes referrals and organizes events like Blood Pressure Sundays, working with a group of other volunteers to improve the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of church ...

This Month's Book Pick

Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at Americas Most Storied Hospital

Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at Americas Most Storied Hospital

Reviewed By Christine Contillo, RN, BSN, PHN

To understand the beginnings of charity hospitals is to understand the relationship of society to its poor and sick. In his 2016 ...

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