Nursing Resource Index

Examen for Nurses 

NursesExamen_squareThe Examen exercise by Saint Ignatius offers those in nursing a means for reflection after a shift or at the end of the day. It is available in hardcopy as a card or downloadable 8.5 x 11 page.


"Careful Nursing" is a model developed in the early 19th century by Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy. It was used first in Ireland, then by the Irish nurses in the Crimean War. It is likely to have been be adapted by Florence Nightingale in her nursing framework, practice and teaching.


Sister Carol Keehan, former President and CEO, Catholic Health Association, and Sister Mary Roch Rocklage, Past President/CEO, Sisters of Mercy Health System, discuss religious sisters in health care in the opening ceremony video at the AONE 2014 Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. See it on YouTube. (4:05 – March 31, 2014) 

Nursing Resources

Improving the Lives of Older Adults through Faith Community Partnerships: Healing Body, Mind and Spirit

This booklet makes the case for greater partnership between health care organizations and faith communities in service to the elder populations they serve. It provides examples of current partnerships, suggestions for how to get started and shares relevant websites and resources.