Spiritual Care: Nursing Theory, Research, and Practice / Edition 1

Spiritual Care: Nursing Theory, Research, and Practice / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Johnston Taylor Ph.D., RN
     
 

This book 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. Presentation of religion as a positive factor influencing health and

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This book 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. Presentation of religion as a positive factor influencing health and coping introduces readers to material in a manner that is sensitive to diverse spiritual beliefs. Two-tiered approach to assessment encourages readers to be empathetic listeners and identify spiritual need (first tier) and then, if necessary, follow up with more extensive assessment (second tier). Research Profiles boxed features provide readers with profiles of a research study conducted by a nurse on the topic of spirituality and health. One Nurse's Story boxed features illustrate a nurse's perspective of concepts and clinical examples of spiritual caregiving. For nursing professionals.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130281647
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/06/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
467,260
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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. The Role of the Nurse in Collaborating with Spiritual Care Professionals.

III. PROMOTING SPIRITUAL HEALTH.

9. Supporting Spiritual Health through Ritual.

10. Facilitating Religious Practices.

11. Nurturing Spirituality.

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