Spirituality In Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground (O'Brien, Spirituality in Nursing)
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Mary Elizabeth O'Brien
- Publish Date: 2013-04-16
Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground, Fifth Edition explores the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing from a variety of perspectives, including: * Nursing assessment of patients' spiritual needs * The nurse's role in the provision of spiritual care * The spiritual nature of the nurse-patient relationship * The spiritual history of the nursing profession * Contemporary interest in spirituality within the nursing profession This Fifth Edition includes a new chapter titled, âPrayer in Nursingâ which includes information on topics such as the history of prayer in nursing, finding time for prayer in nursing, prayer and nursing practice, and the ethics of praying with patients. A second new chapter titled, âThe Spirituality of Caring: A Sacred Covenant Model of Caring for Nursing Practiceâ, explores the history of spirituality in nurse caregiving and spiritual concepts in nursing theories of caring. A concept analysis of nursesâ caring as a sacred covenant includes the âSacred Covenant Model of Caring for Nursing Practiceâ, a model for clinical practice developed by the author.