Spirit-Guided Care: Christian Nursing for the Whole Person
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After reading this article and taking this test, you should be able to:
- Explain theoretical perspectives related to spiritual care and barriers to providing that care.
- Identify factors that highlight the need for and methods to achieve Spirit-guided care.
- Factors contributing to patient harm, noted in the article, include all of the following except
- rapid technology advancements.
- growing complexity of care.
- unmotivated healthcare professionals.
- changing patient needs.
- What percentage of the U.population identifies with a personal God?
- In addition to those who identify with a personal God, a total of how many more Americans believe in a higher power?
- How many nurses report receiving spiritual training as part of their nursing education?
- 12 - 14%
- 15 - 17%
- 18 - 20%
- 21 - 23%
- According to Chan (2010), spiritual care is not seen as a priority due to a lack of
- The 2010 study by Carr revealed that nurses are reluctant to provide spiritual care to their patients
- because they do not have access to spiritual care experts.
- for fear of “stirring things up.”
- because of a lack of knowledge about spiritual matters.
- for fear of crossing professional boundaries.
- Wright (2005) reported that nurses who give spiritual care
- have more professional satisfaction.
- integrate it into their daily care routines.
- do so despite policies against it.
- often feel inadequate.
- As noted by the authors, spirituality is
- defined by a set of beliefs and rituals.
- a unified system that is united into one moral community.
- the innate human search for the meaning of life.
- defined by texts and practices regarding a relationship with the transcendent.
- Chan (2010) suggests spiritual care is defined by all of the following except
- acts of listening.
- physical care.
- compassionate presence.
- open-ended questions.
- Removing one's self as the motivating force and allowing Christ to flow through us and direct our care is
- Wellness care.
- Patient-centered care.
- Integrated care.
- Spirit-guided care.
- According to the authors, as opposed to doing , providing this level of care focuses on
- Widerquist (1992) reported that the concept of nursing as a “calling” influenced
- Clarissa Barton.
- Florence Nightingale.
- Mary Seacole.
- Ellen Dougherty.
- As noted in the article, what organization requires spiritual assessments in hospitals?
- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- The Department of Health
- The Board of Registration in Nursing
- The Joint Commission
- The model in which the client system is a center core surrounded by protective variables, including spirituality, is known as
- Neuman's System model.
- Roy's Adaptation model.
- Fitzpatrick's Life Perspective Rhythm model.
- Prochaska's Stages of Change model.
- Quinn's (1981) behavioral mode in which the nurse embraces the patient's body, mind, and spirit is known as the
- sympathetic mode.
- defensive mode.
- holistic mode.
- offensive mode.
- A North American Nursing Diagnosis Association-approved diagnosis that addresses spirituality is
- Risk for spiritual starvation.
- Readiness for enhanced spiritual well-being.
- Potential moral deprivation.
- Readiness for improved self-efficacy.
- Maya provided spiritual, whole person care by all of the following except:
- speaking to and holding the hand of a heavily sedated patient.
- listening to her patients discuss their concerns.
- arranging to have a spiritual care expert visit her patients.
- spending extra time sitting with her patients.
- When Maya entered Henry's room, she asked God to
- help Henry to communicate with his family.
- provide His healing grace to Henry.
- instill confidence in Henry regarding her husband's medical care.
- guide her interactions and bless the family.