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Spirituality in Healthcare: Perspectives for Innovative Practice

Spirituality in Healthcare: Perspectives for Innovative Practice

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030044190
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/07/2019
Edition description: 1st ed. 2019
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Fiona Timmins is an Associate Professor at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. She has more than 140 publications in peer-reviewed journals and she has published 10 nursing/healthcare textbooks. She has presented widely internationally including many Key Note presentations and workshops. She is currently Editor in Chief of the Journal of Nursing Management, acts as a reviewer for several peer reviewed journals, sitting on the editorial board of three of these. Her research interests include professional nursing issues, nurse education, spirituality and reflection.

Sílvia Caldeira is an Invited Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Sciences, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon. Her work focuses on spirituality in health, particularly in nursing care. She completed a master in Bioethics about the ethical imperative of the inclusion of spirituality in nursing care, and a PhD about the validation of nursing diagnosis spiritual distress from NANDA International, Inc. She has already published a book in Portuguese about spirituality in Nursing and several papers in peer reviewed international journals. She acts as reviewer for several peer reviewed journals and is member of many international groups an associations concerning spirituality in healthcare.

Table of Contents

Part I
The role of spirituality in healthcare

1. What is Spirituality?
Elizabeth Weathers
PhD BSc PGCTLHE RGN, Postdoctoral Researcher, University College Galway, Galway, Ireland

2. The Psychology of Spirituality in Healthcare Practice Settings
Jan M.A. de Vries
PhD, MSc, BSc, Assistant Professor and Psychology Subject Leader, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

3. Spiritual Assessment in Healthcare
Wilf McSherry
PhD, RGN, FRCN, Professor in Dignity of Care for Older People, Faculty of Health Sciences Staffordshire University United Kingdom and part-time Professor Haraldsplass Deaconess University College, Bergen, Norway

4. Spirituality is a Public Health Issue
Richard Egan
BA (Hons) PhD DPH (Otago) MPhil (Massey) DipTchg (Wgtn), Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion, Dunedin School of Medicine, New Zealand

5. Spirituality and Health
Harold G. Koenig
RN, MHSc, MD, Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Associate Professor of Medicine; Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

6. Spirituality and Childbirth
Colm O’Boyle
PhD, MSc, RM, RGN, Associate Professor of Midwifery, Vivienne Brady PhD, MSc, RM, RGN, Associate Professor of Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Part II
Providers and applications

7. Providing Spiritual Care
René van Leeuwen
PhD, RN, Lecturer in Health Care and Spirituality, Reformed University for Applied Sciences, Grasdorpstraat, The Netherlands

8. The role of the nurse in providing spiritual care
Sílvia Caldeira
PhD MSc PGDip, Assistant Professor/Researcher Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Health, Institute of Health Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon

9. The Role of the Healthcare Chaplain
Rev. Dr. Christopher Swift
PhD, Head of Chaplaincy at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

10. Case Studies supporting spiritual needs during challenging situations:
10.1. Maternal/Paternal suffering
Renee Dilworth
Healthcare Chaplain, Dublin, Ireland
10.2. Loss in Intellectual Disability
Joy Powell
Healthcare Chaplain, Dublin, Ireland

11. Teaching and Learning about Spirituality in Healthcare Practice Settings
Jacqueline Whelan
MSc, MA, BNS (Hons), RNT RCN RGN Academic Associate in Logotherapy, Assistant Professor, The School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Part III
Cultural issues

12. Working with diversity
Barbara Pesut
Canada Research Chair, Associate Professor School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, Canada

13. New Monasticism and ritual
Bernadette Flanagan
PhD MA HDE DipITEd BATh, Professor, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland

14. Conclusion