Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice / Edition 1

Spiritual Care in Nursing Practice / Edition 1

by Kristen L. Mauk, Nola A. Schmidt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781740967

ISBN-13: 9780781740968

Pub. Date: 12/23/2003

Publisher: LWW

Focusing on spirituality as an inherent component of effective nursing care, this text presents an unbiased view of the nature of human spirituality apart from religion. The text offers a unique interdisciplinary and inter-religious perspective—representing a range of Eastern and Western religious traditions—while addressing lifespan considerations and

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Focusing on spirituality as an inherent component of effective nursing care, this text presents an unbiased view of the nature of human spirituality apart from religion. The text offers a unique interdisciplinary and inter-religious perspective—representing a range of Eastern and Western religious traditions—while addressing lifespan considerations and belief systems within the nursing process framework.

Readable, interactive chapters apply the content clinically and highlight timely research on spirituality and health. Each chapter includes case studies, critical thinking questions, and personal reflection questions. Website references are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781740968
Publisher:
LWW
Publication date:
12/23/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Spirituality as a Life Journey1
2Spiritual Development Across the Lifespan21
3Development of Spiritual Care39
4Introduction to Influences of Religion and Culture on Nursing65
5Judaism and Its Branches75
6Christianity and Its Branches83
7Islam and Its Branches101
8Modern Religions and Sects of the West109
9Other Religions: Voodoo and Native/Indigenous American Traditions121
10South Asian Traditions131
11Buddhist Traditions151
12East Asian Traditions165
13The Role of the Nurse in the Spiritual Journey189
14Assessment and Diagnosis in Spiritual Care209
15Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Spiritual Care243
16Collaboration in Spiritual Care277
17Ethical Issues in Spiritual Care289
18Nursing Research About Spirituality and Health303
19The Nurse's Spiritual Health327

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