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Professional/Scholarly Presentations of
Leslie Van Dover, Ph.D., PN, RN


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Publications
Van Dover, L. & Pfeiffer, J. (2007) Spiritual Care in Chrisitian Parish Nursing-Bringing God Near. Journal of Advanced Nursing 57(2), 213-221.

Van Dover, L. (2006). After the storm: Nursing in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. Crossnetwork Journal. 1(1), November/Winter, p. 46-59,

Van Dover, L. (2006). Fearing failure and finding God. In R. Knott (Ed.). College Faith 3, Berrian Springs, MI: Andrews University Press.

Van Dover, L. & Pfeiffer, J. (2005). Trusting God: Foundations for spiritual care. Journal of Christian Nursing, 22(1), Winter: 18-21.

Van Dover, L. & Bacon, J. (2003). A theory of spiritual care giving in Parish Nursing practice. 14th Sigma Theta Tau International Research Congress. St. Thomas, V.I. July 12. stti.confex.com, (2003).

Presentations
Van Dover, L. & Pfeiffer, J.M. (2008). Renewed spiritual identity: Receiving spiritual care from a parish nurse. Nurses Christian Fellowship International Quadrennial Congress and 50th Anniversary: September 12-19, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Abstract: p. 7 of document, under "Global Response"; http://www.ncfi.org/assets/pdf/Nigeria_conf_abstracts.pdf.

Van Dover, L. & Pfeiffer, J.M. (2008). Bringing God near: The nurse's process of providing spiritual care in health ministry. Nurses Christian Fellowship International Quadrennial Congress and 50th Anniversary: September 12-19, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Abstract: p. 6 of document, under "Global Response" http://www.ncfi.org/assets/pdf/Nigeria_conf_abstracts.pdf

Pfeiffer, J. & Van Dover, L. (2008). The healing power of gratitude in health ministry relationships between parish nurses and their patients - Workshop. Health Ministry Association (National) Annual Meeting. June 13-14, Irvine, CA.

Van Dover, L., Brehm, C., Cone, P. & Brady, M. (2008). Focus on the future: Reinventing the comprehensive exam. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN, National) Master's Conference, February 20-23, Newport Beach, CA.

Cone, P. & Van Dover, L. (2008). A writing course for incoming master's students. American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN, National) Master's Conference. February 20-23, Newport Beach, CA.

Pfeiffer, J. & Van Dover, L. (2007). Research and practice in spiritual care. Nursing as Ministry National Conference and National Summit for Nurses and Nursing Students. Bethel University, St. Paul, MN. June 28 - July 1.

Van Dover, L. & Pfeiffer, J. (2006). The challenge of providing spiritual care in Parish Nursing. 20th Annual Westberg Symposium, St. Louis, Missouri, October 6-8.

Van Dover, L. (2006). Spiritual care by RN's in health ministries. Health Ministries Track. Healthcare Ministry and Missions Conference, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena. August 4-5.

Van Dover, L. & Pfeiffer, J. (2004). A theory of spiritual care giving for Parish Nursing. 37th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, Western Institute of Nursing. PortLand, OR, April 22-24, p. 272.

Research
Van Dover, L. & Pfeiffer, J. The process of receiving spiritual care from a Parish Nurse.

Van Dover, L. Invited to submit proposal for patient perspective of spiritual care-giving by Parish Nurses. APU Research Grants. Received $ 1,369; 2005

Van Dover, L. The experience of giving and receiving spiritual care in Parish Nursing practice. APU Research Grants - $ 4,740; 2000 - 2003

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