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Spirituality In Nursing / Edition 5

Spirituality In Nursing / Edition 5

by Mary Elizabeth O'Brien
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Spirituality in Nursing: Standing On Holy Ground, Sixth Edition explores the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing. The text focuses on relevant topics in contemporary nursing such as the spiritual history of nursing, assessment of patient's spiritual needs, the nurse's role in spiritual care as well as the the nurse patient relationship and spiritual needs.

The Sixth Edition also features three author developed theoretical models for nursing practice and an instrument to measure spiritual well-being, the "Spiritual Assessment Scale."

Key Features:

Expanded and updated content on contemporary spirituality in nursing across
New chapter addressing the spirituality needs in recent mass casualty events (Boston Marathon bombing, Paris and Brussel attacks)
New chapter detailing the ministry and nursing practice of Catherine of Siena
Application of the Author developed theoretical models for nursing practice
Spiritual Assessment Scale

Instructor Resources:
Case Studies
Discussion Questions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901449694677
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 04/02/2013
Edition description: NE
Pages: 478
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Professor Emeritus, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground
Chapter2 A Spiritual History of Nursing
Chapter3 Nursing Assessment of Spiritual Needs
Chapter4 A Middle-Range Theory of Spiritual Well-Being in Illness
Chapter5 The Nurse-Patient Relationship: A Caring Ministry
Chapter6 Spiritual Care: The Nurse's Role
Chapter7 Spiritual Needs of the Patient with an Acute Illness
Chapter8 Spiritual Needs of the Chronically Ill Person
Chapter9 Spiritual Needs of Children and Families
Chapter10 Spiritual Needs of the Older Adult
Chapter11 Spiritual Well-Being and Quality of Life at the End of Life
Chapter12 Spiritual Needs in Death and Bereavement
Chapter13 Parish/Faith Community Nursing: Caregiving Within the Church
Chapter14 Spiritual Needs in Mass Casualty Disasters
Chapter15 The Spirituality of Servant Leadership in Nursing
Chapter16 Prayer in Nursing: The Spirituality of Contemplative Caregiving
Chapter17 The Spirituality of Caring: A Sacred Covenant Model for Nursing Practice
Chapter18 A Lived Experience of Caring in Nursing Practice: the Ministry of Catherine of Siena

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