N2990 - Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Practice
Delivery Mode: Web Course
Credits: Three credit hours
Prerequisite: None (do not need to be in nursing program)
Overview: This course focuses on the spiritual dimensions of nursing practice and examines such concepts as spirituality, spiritual well-being, spiritual needs, spiritual assessment and spiritual interventions. The intent is to better prepare nurses to be able to attend to the spiritual needs of clients.
- Analyze the concept of spirituality as distinct from religion, including the expressions of spirituality.
- Identify and describe your own personal spiritual philosophy.
- Describe concepts and theories about spiritual development.
- Analyze the concepts of spiritual well being, spiritual needs and spiritual distress.
- Identify the influence of spirituality and/or religion on nursing, health care, ethics, and institutional needs.
- Describe current nursing research on the spiritual dimension of nursing practice.
- Spirituality, Religion and Health
- Spiritual Development
- Nursing & Spirituality
- Spiritual Assessment - spiritual needs, spiritual distress as a
- Spiritual Care
Evaluation: Students are evaluated through a subjective essay, a spiritual assessment assignment and a final examination.
For Further information contact:
|Academic Program Administrator||(709) 777-6272|
|Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs||(709) 777-6679|