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Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground, 6th Edition

  • Mary O'Brien
  • ISBN-10: 1284121003
  • ISBN-13: 9781284121001
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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About the Product

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 as well as the nurse’s role in spiritual care. 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."

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground
Chapter 2: A Spiritual History of Nursing
Chapter 3: Nursing Assessment of Spiritual Needs
Chapter 4: A Middle-Range Theory of Spiritual Well-Being in Illness
Chapter 5: The Nurse–Patient Relationship: A Caring Ministry
Chapter 6: Spiritual Care: The Nurse’s Role
Chapter 7: Spiritual Needs of the Patient with an Acute Illness
Chapter 8: Spiritual Needs of the Chronically Ill Person
Chapter 9: Spiritual Needs of Children and Families
Chapter 10: Spiritual Needs of the Older Adult
Chapter 11: Spiritual Well-Being and Quality of Life at the End of Life
Chapter 12: Spiritual Needs in Death and Bereavement
Chapter 13: Parish/Faith Community Nursing: Caregiving Within the Church
Chapter 14: Spiritual Needs in Mass Casualty Disasters
Chapter 15: The Spirituality of Servant Leadership in Nursing
Chapter 16: Prayer in Nursing: The Spirituality of Contemplative Caregiving
Chapter 17: The Spirituality of Caring: A Sacred Covenant Model for Nursing Practice
Chapter 18: A Lived Experience of Caring in Nursing Practice: the Ministry of Catherine of Siena

New to this edition

  • 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