Despite a strong evidence base, few health care professionals are prepared to talk to patients about their spiritual or psychosocial needs. Patient care often solely focuses on the physical aspects of injury or disease and not the associated spiritual distress.
“Integrating Spirituality into Care” presented by Jeanne Weis, MN, BN, RN, CHPCA(c) provides Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) the understanding needed to assess and reduce the distress caused by spiritual suffering. Jeanne is passionate about integrating spirituality into nursing practice and the challenges and opportunities that LPNs might face.
This video provides information about:
- The importance of spirituality
- Ways healthcare professionals might identify issues of spirituality through use of the FICA Tool
- Ways to integrate spirituality into person-centred care.
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