FOR THE RESEARCH RECORD: PDF OnlyGuidelines for spiritual assessmentStoll, Ruth I.Author Information RUTH I. STOLL, R.N., M.S.N., is an associate professor of nursing at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, Lexington. She has conducted numerous workshops on spiritual assessment, collaborated on a chapter, “Spiritual dimensions of patient care” in Beland, I. L., and Passos, J. Y. Clinical Nursing: Patho-physiological and Psychosocial Appraoches. 3d ed. New York, Macmillan Co., 1975, and has worked as a volunteer chaplain on impatient units. AJN, American Journal of Nursing: September 1979 - Volume 79 - Issue 9 - p 1574-1577 Buy © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.