Spirituality can play a powerful role in recovery. This article explores spirituality in patients recovering from acute myocardial infarction (AMI). By understanding the influence of spirituality on recovery, nurses can help patients discover meaning and purpose in life after AMI and be a positive influence on patient recovery.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joni Walton, APRN,BC, CS, RRT, PhD, is a qualitative researcher working at St. Peter’s Hospital in Helena, Mont., providing spiritual support for hospice patients and staff. She is researching spirituality of patients on dialysis.