Spirituality nursing and spiritual care

The spiritual and religious dimension is present in the personal life of health professionals and researchers 13 and it is important for nurses to assess the need for intervention in this field.

Results The survey found that participants Rev Latinoam Enferm.

Nursing theory and spiritual care

Knowing the families' religious and spiritual practices, nurses can help them to strengthen their coping mechanisms and to maintain family health promotion practices. A stamped addressed envelope was also provided to facilitate the collection of the questionnaires. It is essential for nurses to acknowledge the importance of spirituality and faith in care delivery to children and their relatives, as these clients have been largely ignored in literature and special attention to their needs in this area is due in order to mitigate their possible afflictions 1, Similar studies could be undertaken to investigate the views of different population that have not been explored previously such as nurse managers, or clinical nursing instructors. The impact of empirical studies of spirituality and culture on nurse education. These barriers include lack of SC education and skills as mentioned earlier, lack of time, and lack of support by systems or work environments. Incorporating spiritual care into nursing education will effectively prepare nurses to deal with the complexity of providing personalised spiritual care in an increasingly diverse society. This variance was between participants from private and governmental health care sectors. Results: The findings of the study demonstrated that most of the participating nurses had a high level of spirituality and spiritual care perception. These systems can support the provision of SC by acknowledging the time needed in the encounter for such care, and encouraging SC skill development of health care providers through education and reflection. Spiritual care: implications for nurses' professional responsibility.

Spirituality Spirituality is an abstract, subjective, and complex term, whose definition varies between individuals, philosophies, and cultures, and which has abstract components associated with many subjective meanings.

This could be due to lack of knowledge of the definition of spirituality and spiritual care. Nathan et al.

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Confidentiality and anonymity in data handling were assured. Both Lubbe and Dunn :4 assert that there is a need for spirituality and spiritual care activities to be included in the nursing curricula.

They however stated that the primary barriers to providing spiritual care related to uncertainty on how to provide this type of care, and a lack of educational preparedness for this role. This support will also encourage transdisciplinary collaborations, with potential to improve patient and healthcare outcomes.

Method A descriptive survey using a cross-sectional design with nurses was conducted between December and February In a similar way to Tuck et al. Similar studies could be undertaken to investigate the views of different population that have not been explored previously such as nurse managers, or clinical nursing instructors.

Meeting the spiritual needs of patients

According to the authors, nurses can help to facilitate parents' spiritual practices, offering themselves to pray together with them if they feel at ease to do this. Within this model, healthcare systems influence how SC is supported and provided by individual practitioners and transdisciplinary teams. This support will also encourage transdisciplinary collaborations, with potential to improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Religion and spirituality are sources of comfort and hope and have helped to better accept the children and adolescents' chronic condition. This difference warrants examination in future studies. Responses suggested a need for more spirituality workshops and that subject content should include spiritual care content, prescribed and recommended textbooks on spirituality, and seminars on spirituality and spiritual care. One might query whether this finding suggests a narrow perception of spirituality and confounds the definition for the term with religious beliefs. More recent studies have revealed that these professionals have become increasingly sensitive to this care dimension. Few studies address spirituality during the pediatric cancer experience. Most individuals have found spirituality important in health, illness, and chronic or life-limiting diseases. The findings may not, therefore, represent the views of all nurses in Jordan.

This hypothesis is supported by Baldacchino, [24] who found that despite nurses' acknowledgment of their professional role in providing spiritual care they viewed themselves as lacking some skills to deliver this care appropriately.

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Spirituality and spiritual care in in the context of nursing education in South Africa