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Farzad Nourian

Farzad Nourian loves Adventist Health System's mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, and has enjoyed serving at Florida Hospital for the past 16 years. He has ministered as a chaplain at several different campuses and is currently the senior regional director of mission and ministry for the Central Florida Division - North.

Recent Posts

What to Say (and NOT to Say) When Praying with Patients

on May 24, 2018 6:05:33 PM By | Farzad Nourian | 2 Comments | healthcare as ministry prayer mission
Serving as a hospital chaplain, I’ve prayed with countless patients and their families over the years. All my prayers were sincere, but in my early years, there were times I said things that may have done more harm than good. As I interact with nurses, physicians, and other health care team members, I’ve come to see that I am not the only one who is occasionally at a loss for words, or who may accidentally say the wrong thing in an attempt to comfort others. When your heart goes out to a person who is hurting and you want to lift their concerns in prayer, here are some suggestions that may help you do it gracefully.
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9 Ways to Provide Spiritual Care to Your Patients & Their Families

on Mar 16, 2018 2:11:04 PM By | Farzad Nourian | 0 Comments | prayer mission spiritual care whole person care healthcare as ministry
At Adventist Health System, we are committed to providing whole person care to patients and their families. That means going above and beyond to care not just for their physical needs, but for their emotional and spiritual needs as well. The good news is that you don’t have to be a chaplain or have a theology degree to do this. It can be as easy as saying a quick prayer or offering a comforting touch.
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