Spirituality in Nursing Standing on Holy Ground

Author: Mary O’Brien, PHD, RN, MSW, MTS, FAAN
Affiliation: Professor Emeritus, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 1284121003
ISBN 13: 9781284121001
Edition: 6th

Description:

Spirituality in Nursing: Standing On Holy Ground, Sixth Edition explores the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing. The text focuses on relevant topics in contemporary nursing such as the spiritual history of nursing, assessment of patient's spiritual needs, the nurse's role in spiritual care as well as the the nurse patient relationship and spiritual needs. The Sixth Edition also features three author developed theoretical models for nursing practice and an instrument to measure spiritual well-being, the "Spiritual Assessment Scale."

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • preface
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Text Credits

CHAPTER 1: Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground

  • The Spiritual Ministry of Nursing: A Historical Perspective
  • Spirituality and Nursing Practice
  • The Nurse’s Spiritual Posture: Standing on Holy Ground
  • Holistic Nursing: The Body, Mind, and Spirit Connection
  • The Nurse as Healer
  • A Nursing Theology of Caring
  • Dimensions of Caring
  • Nursing as a Vocation: Called to Serve
  • References

CHAPTER 2: A Spiritual History of Nursing

  • Nursing in the Pre-Christian Era
  • Biblical Roots of Nursing
  • Christianity and Care of the Sick
  • Post-Reformation Nursing: The Catholic and Protestant Nursing Orders
  • References

CHAPTER 3: Nursing Assessment of Spiritual Needs

  • Nursing Assessment
  • The Joint Commission Mandate on Assessment of Spiritual Needs
  • HIPAA Regulations and Spiritual Assessment
  • Nursing Assessment of Spiritual Needs
  • Personal Faith
  • Nursing Diagnoses: Alterations in Spiritual Integrity
  • Spirituality and Nursing Research
  • References

CHAPTER 4: A Middle-Range Theory of Spiritual Well-Being in Illness

  • A Brief History of Theory Development in Nursing
  • A Middle-Range Theory of Spiritual Well-Being in Illness
  • Development of the Theory of Spiritual Well-Being in Illness
  • References

CHAPTER 5: The Nurse–Patient Relationship: A Caring Ministry

  • The Nurse–Patient Relationship
  • Spirituality and the Nurse
  • The Nurse: The Anonymous Minister
  • The Mysticism of Everyday Nursing
  • References

CHAPTER 6: Spiritual Care: The Nurse’s Role

  • The Nurse’s Role in Spiritual Care
  • Spiritual Care and Religious Tradition
  • Nursing Theory and Spiritual Care
  • Nursing Intervention: The Practice of Spiritual Care
  • Nursing Intervention in Spiritual Distress
  • Spiritual and Religious Resources
  • References

CHAPTER 7: Spiritual Needs of the Patient with an Acute Illness

  • The Case of Acute Illness
  • Spiritual Needs in Acute Illness
  • Spiritual Health in Acute Illness
  • Spiritual Needs of the Perioperative Patient
  • Spiritual Needs of the ICU Patient
  • Spiritual Needs of the Emergency Room Patient
  • Spiritual Needs of the Patient in Pain
  • References

CHAPTER 8: Spiritual Needs of the Chronically Ill Person

  • The Case of Chronic Illness
  • Spiritual Care of the Chronically Ill Patient
  • Spiritual Needs in Chronic Illness
  • Spiritual Needs of the Cancer Patient
  • Spiritual Needs of the HIV-Infected Person
  • Spiritual Needs of the Chronic Renal Failure Patient
  • Spiritual Needs of the Mentally Challenged
  • Spiritual Needs in Physical Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Spiritual Needs of the Client in the Community
  • References

CHAPTER 9: Spiritual Needs of Children and Families

  • Spiritual Needs of the Child
  • Spiritual Needs of the Dying Child
  • Spiritual Needs of the Family
  • References

CHAPTER 10: Spiritual Needs of the Older Adult

  • The Older Adult
  • The Spirituality of Aging
  • Spirituality and Religious Practice in Older Adults
  • Spirituality and Physical Diminishment
  • Spirituality and Cognitive Diminishment
  • Spiritual Concerns of the Older Adult
  • Spiritual Needs of the Older Adult
  • Spiritual Needs in Long-Term Care
  • Spirituality and Quality of Later Life
  • References

CHAPTER 11: Spiritual Well-Being and Quality of Life at the End of Life

  • Spirituality at the End of Life
  • Spiritual Well-Being at the End of Life: An Experiment in Parish Nursing
  • Meeting Spiritual Needs of Elders Near the End of Life
  • Spiritual Well-Being and Quality of Life in Older Adults at the End of Life
  • Conclusion
  • References

CHAPTER 12: Spiritual Needs in Death and Bereavement

  • The Spirituality of Death and Dying
  • Spiritual Needs in the Dying Process
  • Spiritual Support in Death and Dying
  • Religious Practices Associated with Death and Dying
  • Spirituality and the Rite of Burial
  • Spirituality and the Bereavement Experience
  • Spiritual Care in Bereavement: The Healing Process
  • References

CHAPTER 13: Parish/Faith Community Nursing: Caregiving within the Church Community

  • Parish Nursing/Faith Community Nursing
  • Parish Nursing Defined
  • A Brief History of Parish Nursing
  • Early Models of Parish Nursing
  • The Spirituality of Parish Nursing
  • Parish Nursing Research
  • References

CHAPTER 14: Spiritual Needs in Mass Casualty Disasters

  • Disaster Nursing
  • Psychosocial Impact of Mass Casualty Trauma
  • Spiritual Needs in the Aftermath of a Disaster
  • The Disaster Nurse’s Role in Spiritual Care
  • The September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attack on America: Spiritual Needs and Spiritual Care
  • Spiritual Needs of Post–9/11 Survivors and Witnesses
  • Spirituality and International Terrorism
  • References

CHAPTER 15: The Spirituality of Servant Leadership in Nursing

  • Servant Leadership: A Sacred Calling
  • Servant Leadership in Nursing
  • Research on Servant Leadership in Nursing
  • The Study: Servant Leadership in Nursing
  • A Model of Servant Leadership in Nursing
  • References

CHAPTER 16: Prayer in Nursing: The Spirituality of Contemplative Caregiving

  • Reclaiming Our Spiritual Heritage: A History of Prayer in Nursing
  • Prayer and Contemporary Nursing: Why Should We Pray?
  • The Use of Scripture for Prayer in Nursing
  • Finding Time for Prayer in Nursing
  • Prayer and Nursing Practice: A Nurse’s Sabbath
  • The Ethics of Praying with Patients
  • References

CHAPTER 17: The Spirituality of Caring: A Sacred Covenant Model for Nursing Practice

  • The Spirituality of Caring in Nursing
  • Nurses’ Caring as a Sacred Covenant
  • The Spiritual History of Covenantal Caring in Nursing
  • Spiritual Concepts in Nursing Theories of Caring
  • A Sacred Covenant Model of Caring for Nursing Practice
  • The Sacred Covenant Model of Caring for Nursing Practice
  • References

CHAPTER 18: A Lived Experience of Caring in Nursing Practice: the Ministry of Catherine of Siena

  • Catherine of Siena: Patroness of Nursing
  • Catherine’s Covenantal Ministry
  • Sacred Covenant Attributes
  • Sacred Covenant Behaviors
  • References