Additional Reading


This bibliography is prepared as a list of well-known references within parish nursing. The list is intended for academic interests only. The reader is advised to always use discretion before applying the theology or other recommendations to their particular practice.


Health Notes. Wheat Ridge Ministries.

Parish Nurse Newsletter.  Lutheran Church Australia.




American Nurses Association (2012), Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (2nd edition),


Hickman, J. S. (2011). Fast facts for the faith community nurse. New York: Springer Publishing Company.


Carson, V. B. & Koenig, H. G. (2002), Parish nursing stories of service and care. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press.


Myers, M. E. (2002). The integrative parish nursing model. Toronto: Opus holistic Publications.


Schnorr, M. (1999) Spiritual caregiving: a key component in parish nursing. In Solari-Twadell, P. A., and M.A. McDermott (Eds.). Parish nursing: promoting whole person health within faith communities. pp. 43-53. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage


Smith, S. D. (Ed.) (2003). Parish nursing:a handbook for the new millennium. New York: The Haworth Pastoral Press.


Solari-Twadell, P. A. & McDermott, M. A. (Eds.) (2006). Parish nursing: development, education, and administration. St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby.


Solari-Twadell, P. A. & McDermott, M. A. (Eds.). (1999)Parish nursing: promoting whole person health within faith communities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Vandecreek, L. & Mooney, S. (Eds.) (2002). Parish nurses, health care chaplains, and community clergy: navigating the maze of professional relationships.  New York: The Haworth Press.


Westberg, G. (1990). The parish nurse. Minneapolis: Augsburg.



Journal of Christian Nursing. Nurses Christian Fellowship, Madison, WI.

Parish Nurse Newsletter. Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, St. Louis, MO