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Spirituality in patient care : why, how, when, and what / Harold G. Koenig.

By: Koenig, Harold G. (Harold George), 1951-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : Templeton Foundation Press, 2007Edition: Rev. & expanded 2nd ed.Description: 264 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781599471167 (pbk.); 1599471167 (pbk.).Subject(s): Medical care | Spirituality | Spirituality | Pastoral Care | Patient Care -- methods | Patient Care -- psychology | Religion and Medicine
Contents:
Why include spirituality? -- How to include spirituality -- When to include spirituality -- What might result -- Boundaries and barriers -- When religion (or spirituality) is harmful -- Chaplains and pastoral care -- Spirituality in nursing care -- Spirituality in social work -- Spirituality in rehabilitation -- Spirituality in mental health care -- A model course curriculum -- Information on specific religions -- Summary of key points.
Summary: Koenig addresses the whys, hows, whens, and whats of patient-centered integration of spirituality into patient care, including details on the health-related sacred traditions for each major religious group. He provides health care professionals with the training necessary to screen patients sensitively and competently for spiritual needs, begin to communicate with patients about these issues, and learn when to refer patients to trained spiritual-care professionals who can competently address spiritual needs. --from publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why include spirituality? -- How to include spirituality -- When to include spirituality -- What might result -- Boundaries and barriers -- When religion (or spirituality) is harmful -- Chaplains and pastoral care -- Spirituality in nursing care -- Spirituality in social work -- Spirituality in rehabilitation -- Spirituality in mental health care -- A model course curriculum -- Information on specific religions -- Summary of key points.

Koenig addresses the whys, hows, whens, and whats of patient-centered integration of spirituality into patient care, including details on the health-related sacred traditions for each major religious group. He provides health care professionals with the training necessary to screen patients sensitively and competently for spiritual needs, begin to communicate with patients about these issues, and learn when to refer patients to trained spiritual-care professionals who can competently address spiritual needs. --from publisher description

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