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Spiritual Care : Nursing Theory, Research, and Practice

Spiritual Care : Nursing Theory, Research, and Practice - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130281647

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ISBN13: 978-0130281647
ISBN10: 0130281646

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
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Spiritual Care : Nursing Theory, Research, and Practice - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130281647

Elizabeth J. Taylor

ISBN13: 978-0130281647
ISBN10: 0130281646

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Appropriate for courses addressing issues and trends, spirituality and health, or psychosocial approaches to care.

This text provides practical guidance on many aspects of spiritual caregiving. It addresses many relevant topics including spiritual assessment, planning care, documentation, ethical concerns of sharing personal spiritual beliefs, and numerous approaches to nurturing the spirit.

Features

  • Balanced presentation of religion as both a positive and a negative factor influencing health and coping.
  • Introduces students to material in a manner that is sensitive to diverse spiritual beliefs.
  • Two-tiered approach to assessment.
  • Encourages students to be empathetic listeners and identify spiritual need (first tier) and then, if necessary, follow up with more extensive assessment (second tier).
  • Chapter-ending Look Within to Learn features.
  • Encourages spiritual self-awareness and understanding of how personal spirituality influences clinical care.
  • Research Profiles boxed features.
  • Provides students with profiles of a research study conducted by a nurse on the topic of spirituality and health.
  • One Nurse's Story boxed features.
  • Illustrates for students a nurse's perspective of concepts and clinical examples of spiritual caregiving.
  • Key points at end of each chapter.
  • Summarizes the material presented to help reinforce students' learning.

Table of Contents

I. EXPLORING SPIRITUALITY IN NURSING.

1. What Is Spirituality?
2. Foundations for Spiritual Caregiving.
3. Spiritual Self-Awareness and Client Care.

II. NURSING THE SPIRIT: APPLICATION TO PRACTICE.

4. Communicating Support for Spiritual Health.
5. Spiritual Assessment.
6. Nursing Care for Spiritual Needs.
7. Spiritual Support for Clients Searching for Meaning.
8. Collaborating with Spiritual Care Professionals.

III. PROMOTING SPIRITUAL HEALTH.

9. Supporting Spiritual Health through the Use of Ritual.
10. Facilitating Religious Practices.
11. Nurturing Spirituality.