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PARISH NURSING: Meeting Spiritual Needs of Elders Near the End of Life


Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.CNJ.0000262350.82387.4f
Another Look at Aging

“This is significant for documenting the difference parish nurse ministry can make …”

In Brief

An exploration of the lived experience of Spiritual Well-Being in chronic, seriously ill elders reveals distinct spiritual needs and effective parish nurse interventions.

Author Information

Sr. Mary Elizabeth O'Brien, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor of nursing, The Catholic University of America School of Nursing, Washington, D.C. She is an expert in spiritual care and a well-known author.

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