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Numerous additional guidelines apply. See especially: Church & healthcare / Education, Healthcare provider / Licensing

International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Nursing topics    Publications on Nursing
    Global standards for the initial education of professional nurses and midwives

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

I. FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION (FBO) OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI) Publications (Numerous articles):
Christian Medical Journal of India (CMJI) Nursing Education 2013 See especially:
—Best Practices in Nursing for a Resource Poor Setting-An Introspection p15

B. Crossnetwork Journal (Discontinued precursor to CJGH)
Spiritual Assessment and Spiritual Care in Hospital Nursing
BPGHM Note: Includes Joint Commission S&Gs.  See also Church & healthcare

C. International Parish Nurse/Faith Community Nursing
International Parish Nurse Resource Center–A number of documents reference IS&Gs
World Health Organizations

D. Nurses Christian Fellowship
Missions–A number of documents reference IS&Gs.
Journal of Christian Nursing (JCN):
A Compassionate Visitation Program for Church Homebound Elders–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance.

II. SECULAR OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) Website –Numerous documents reference IS&Gs

B. The Lancet Global Health Series See especially:
Midwifery 2014

Updated: Mar 2017