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Ethical Decision Making In Nursing Practice: The Impact On Moral Distress, Anthony W. Green 2021 Liberty University

Ethical Decision Making In Nursing Practice: The Impact On Moral Distress, Anthony W. Green

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

There is significant research that indicates nurses working in a hospital setting experience moral distress while caring for their patients. While there are many barriers that prevent nurses from overcoming moral distress and moving toward moral resilience, this research project focused on eliminating barriers that nurses face in making good ethical, moral, biblical decisions. The research methodology for this project was qualitative, interpretive, and longitudinal. There was an initial interview with five participant nurses at Ellis Medicine regarding their knowledge of ethics in healthcare and moral distress. The researcher then provided an education program for participant nurses to increase their ...


Maintaining A Biblical Worldview: Mitigating Emerging Syncretism With Worldly Philosophies Through Focused Instruction In Christian Theology, Scott Kendal Leafe 2021 Liberty University

Maintaining A Biblical Worldview: Mitigating Emerging Syncretism With Worldly Philosophies Through Focused Instruction In Christian Theology, Scott Kendal Leafe

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

Believers in the Lord Jesus Christ are granted a “new nature” that enables them to develop thinking, a worldview, based on the mind of Christ. Unfortunately, since every person’s worldview is continually being modified, it becomes ever more challenging for believers to keep their thinking consistent with Scripture. Therefore, this action research thesis assumes consistent participation in focused teaching on fundamental doctrines and theologies of the Christian faith is necessary to develop and maintain a cohesive biblical worldview. This research project comprised the teaching of a five-part Bible study course at a local church in eleven consecutive forty-five-minute classes ...


Perfect Love Casts Out Fear: Exploring The Effectiveness Of A Person-Centered Disability Awareness Seminar In A Congregational Setting, Joshua H. Jones 2021 Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear: Exploring The Effectiveness Of A Person-Centered Disability Awareness Seminar In A Congregational Setting, Joshua H. Jones

Doctor of Ministry Major Applied Project

People with disabilities and their families frequently experience barriers toward inclusion and belonging in multiple spheres of life. These barriers are also present in Christian congregations. However, many congregations express a godly desire to love people with disabilities and their families without these obstacles.

The Old and New Testaments provide examples of how God’s people sought to love people with disabilities in their midst creatively and intentionally in response to God’s gracious actions, invitation, and command. Recent research in disability studies routinely highlight the necessity of being attentive to the uniqueness of each person with disabilities and his ...


“Ecclesia” In An Age Of Pandemics, Geevarghese Coorilos Nalunnakkal 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

“Ecclesia” In An Age Of Pandemics, Geevarghese Coorilos Nalunnakkal

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The Accented Word, Kayko Driedger Hesslein 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

The Accented Word, Kayko Driedger Hesslein

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Living Through Covid, Looking Beyond Covid: The Political View, John Milloy 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Living Through Covid, Looking Beyond Covid: The Political View, John Milloy

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Reflections Of A New Principal-Dean, Kristine Lund 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Reflections Of A New Principal-Dean, Kristine Lund

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A Rhythm Of Prayer: A Collection Of Meditations For Renewal, Anne Anderson 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

A Rhythm Of Prayer: A Collection Of Meditations For Renewal, Anne Anderson

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ISBN: 9780281085156


Liberation, (De)Coloniality, And Liturgical Practices: Flipping The Song Bird, Joshua Zentner-Barrett 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Liberation, (De)Coloniality, And Liturgical Practices: Flipping The Song Bird, Joshua Zentner-Barrett

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ISBN: 9783030526351


Foreword And A Few More Words, Mary (Joy) Philip 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Foreword And A Few More Words, Mary (Joy) Philip

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All Saints’ Day, Allen Jorgenson 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

All Saints’ Day, Allen Jorgenson

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Jesus Never Passes Us By!, Janaki Bandara 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Jesus Never Passes Us By!, Janaki Bandara

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At This Also My Heart Trembles, And Leaps Out Of Its Place, Cláudio Carvalhaes 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

At This Also My Heart Trembles, And Leaps Out Of Its Place, Cláudio Carvalhaes

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Postcolonial Preaching: Creating A Ripple Effect, Yohan Go 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Postcolonial Preaching: Creating A Ripple Effect, Yohan Go

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ISBN: 9781793617095


Covid-19 Impacts On University Research, Past, Present, And Future: A Case Study At Wilfrid Laurier University, Charity Parr-Vasquez, Jonathan Newman 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Covid-19 Impacts On University Research, Past, Present, And Future: A Case Study At Wilfrid Laurier University, Charity Parr-Vasquez, Jonathan Newman

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University research is one of the main drivers of knowledge creation, innovation, and economic development. In this essay, we examine the impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic on Wilfrid Laurier University’s (Laurier’s) research community. We provide a firsthand account of events and actions taken to support our researchers through this challenging time. We also reflect upon the near-term future and longer-term prospects for the recovery of research at Laurier. Our university’s experience is not unique in either the Ontario or Canadian contexts. We offer this essay as both a historical accounting and a case study of the ...


How Shall The Trees Clap If They Have No Hands?, Nancy L. Dresser 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

How Shall The Trees Clap If They Have No Hands?, Nancy L. Dresser

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Stewards Of Creation, Laura Shaw 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Stewards Of Creation, Laura Shaw

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The World At A Distance: Corona And The Year Of Silence; A Myriad Of Opportunities, Eric Byler 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

The World At A Distance: Corona And The Year Of Silence; A Myriad Of Opportunities, Eric Byler

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The World At A Distance: Corona And The Year Of Silence: Have We Developed New Ways To Listen To The Spirit As Communities Of Care?, Ruth MacNeil 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

The World At A Distance: Corona And The Year Of Silence: Have We Developed New Ways To Listen To The Spirit As Communities Of Care?, Ruth Macneil

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Traveling Together To Ward Off Fear: Lenten Reflections During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Laura Suhr OSB 2021 College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University

Traveling Together To Ward Off Fear: Lenten Reflections During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Laura Suhr Osb

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Reflections on life in a Benedictine Monastery provide insights into how the Benedictine way of life can help Christians during the trials and tribulations of the coronavirus pandemic. Humility, community living, and our inner attitudes can also deepen our experience of Lent.


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