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Teaching Spiritual Care Within Nursing Education: A Holistic Approach

Booth, Leigh, EdD, MSN, RN; Kaylor, Sara, EdD, RN, CNE

doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000271

Student nurses are unprepared to meet the spiritual needs of patients, and are often uncomfortable addressing this. This article aims to describe the student perspective of spirituality in relation to the holistic care model. Findings from the study provide insight about preparing nursing students to deliver spiritual care in nursing practice.

Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

Correspondence: Leigh Booth, EdD, MSN, RN, Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama, PO Box 870358, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 (

The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

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