May 11, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

NUR 3680 - Spirituality in Nursing


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This course explores the relationship between spirituality and the practice of nursing. The course 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 nurse-patient relationship and spiritual needs. The course explores theoretical models for nursing practice and an instrument to measure spiritual well-being, the “Spiritual Assessment Scale”. The content will also include contemporary spirituality in nursing addressing the spiritual needs in recent mass casualty events (Boston Marathon Bombing, Paris and Brussels attacks).