Religion: A Clinical Guide for Nurses: A Clinical Guide for Nurses [NOOK Book]

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Named a 2012 PROSE Award Honorable Mention in the Nursing & Allied Health Sciences Category!


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Religion: A Clinical Guide for Nurses: A Clinical Guide for Nurses

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Overview

Named a 2012 PROSE Award Honorable Mention in the Nursing & Allied Health Sciences Category!


Named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title!



"This is an excellent resource for nurses to learn about the various religious beliefs and practices and ways to use this information therapeutically to enhance patient care. The consistent format of each chapter also helps readers compare and contrast the various religions. This is a must-have for any bedside nurse."Score: 97, 5 Stars--Doody's Medical Reviews



[Taylor] handles a tough subject professionally and realistically. I highly recommend this practical book for students, nurses, and educators.--Journal of Christian Nursing



"...a highly nuanced and insightful collection that challenges readers to consider at a deeper level their own beliefs about the role of religion and spirituality in health care and how people practice their faith within a complex multicultural society. This reviewer finished the book hoping that non-nursing health care providers and administrators would look to this text for an extraordinarily comprehensive guide to respectful negotiation of religious (including atheistic) differences in settings of vulnerability...Essential."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries




Religion is a significant aspect of human experience that can provide a framework for an individual's response to a health challenge or transition. Individual religious beliefs, or those of a patient's family or community, may influence health care decisions and provide a means for coping. This book provides accessible and comprehensive information about various religions, offering nurses insight into their patients' religious beliefs and practices and thereby enhancing therapeutic care.



The centerpiece of this book is the compilation of information about diverse religions written by highly knowledgeable religionists. The reference includes information, formatted concisely and consistently, on a religion's history and theology; views on health and suffering; explanations for disease; beliefs and practices related to birthing, childrearing, and dying; healing rituals; corporate religious resources for the sick; and more. Prefacing this information are chapters discussing clinical aspects of addressing religion at the bedside. These include strategies for sensitive and respectful communication about religion with patients, assessing a patient's religious beliefs, supporting bedside rituals that are part of a patient's religion, and understanding ethical and legal considerations. The book also provides a comprehensive list of additional resources.



Key Features:


  • Provides quick access to information about the 20-plus families of religions most prevalent among Americans and others in English-speaking First World countries
  • Presents practical and concise information about various religions in a succinct table format
  • Offers detailed communication techniques for clinicians who are uncomfortable discussing religion with patients
  • Includes techniques for self-assessment of religious views and values and how these can affect care
  • Presents legal and ethical aspects of addressing religiosity in patient care
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Vicki Ann Moss, DNSc, MS, BSN, RN(University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)
Description: "This book explores various faith traditions and discusses communication techniques nurses can use to feel comfortable discussing patients' religion with them, as well as legal and ethical aspects of addressing a person's faith during the healthcare experience. "
Purpose: "The purpose is to clear up much incorrect information about the various religious faiths practiced in the Americas and other English-speaking, first-world countries, and to make a case for recognizing religion versus generic spirituality an important part of a person's worldview. It is also intended as a resource for nurses so they can intelligently incorporate a person's faith into the healing experience. "
Audience: "All nurses and nursing students, especially those who work at the bedside, would benefit from this book. "
Features: "It begins with seven chapters that provide an overview of religion and nursing care and address assessing religiosity, talking with patients about religion, and the legal and ethical aspects of religion and nursing care. The remaining 22 chapters, authored by religious experts, discuss particular religions, including Judaism, Buddhism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian Science, and the various protestant faiths. Each chapter is organized the same, starting with theology and social history, moving on to views on health and well-being and explanations for disease and illness, and ending with healing rituals and nursing implications unique to the religion. "
Assessment: This is an excellent resource for nurses to learn about the various religious beliefs and practices and ways to use this information therapeutically to enhance patient care. The consistent format of each chapter also helps readers compare and contrast the various religions. This is a must-have for any bedside nurse.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826108616
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 496 KB

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Johnston Taylor, PhD, RN, is an Associate Professor at the Loma Linda University School of Nursing, Loma Linda, CA. Dr. Taylor earned her MSN and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at UCLA. She has received training in Clinical Pastoral Education and spiritual direction. Dr. Taylor's program of research explores spiritual responses to illness and nurse-provided spiritual care. She has written over 70 publications, including 2 books on spiritual care. . She currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Christian Nursing, Holistic Nursing Practice, and Home Healthcare Nurse.

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Table of Contents

Section I - Exploring the relationship between religion, patients, and nursing

Chapter 1: Religion at the Bedside

Chapter 2: Talking with Patients about Religion

Chapter 3: Assessment of Religiosity

Chapter 4: Key Religious Rituals: How Clinicians Can Care

Chapter 5: Legal Perspectives on Addressing Religion in Nursing Care

Chapter 6: Ethical Perspectives for Addressing Religions in Nursing Care

Chapter 7: The Nurse as a Religious Person

Section II: Religious Beliefs and Practices

Anabaptist-descended groups (eg, Mennonites)

Anglican/Episcopal

Atheist

Baptist

Buddhist

Christian Science

Christian Orthodox

Hindu

IFCA International

Islam

Jehovah's Witness

Judaism

Latter-day Saints

Lutherans

Methodists

Neopagan

Pentecostal

Presbyterian/Reformed

Roman Catholic

Seventh-day Adventist

Sikh

Unitarian Universalist

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