Spiritual Assessment

Spiritual Assessment - Spiritual Assessment Components of...

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Spiritual Assessment Spirituality Awareness of one’s inner self and a sense of connection to a higher being, nature or to some purpose greater than oneself Helps individuals achieve balance needed to maintain health and cope with illness Positively affects and enhances health, quality of life, health promotion behaviors and disease prevention activities Need awarenes on own spirituality
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Spiritual Assessment Spirituality Deeply subjective Meaning different things to different people Essential to establish trusting relationship Fundamental aspect of nursing assessment Conduct ongoing assessment
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Spiritual Assessment Assessment Tools BELIEF Belief system Ethnics or values Lifestyle Involvement in a spiritual community Education Future events
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Spiritual Assessment Assessment Tools Spiritual Well-Being Scale – SWB – assess view of life and relationship with a higher power Spiritual Perspective Scale SPS – measures connectedness to a higher power, others and self JAREL – spiritual well-being scale
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Unformatted text preview: Spiritual Assessment Components of Spiritual Assessment Faith/ Belief Assess source of authority/guidance Determine if source conflicts with medical plan Understand patients philosophy of life Belief system meaning and purpose of life Life and Self-Responsibility Assess patients understanding of limits/threats posed by illness and how he/she chooses to adjust Spiritual Assessment Components of Spiritual Assessment Connectedness Assess who is important to patient Prayer Life Satisfaction Assess satisfaction with life Culture Assess culture of origin and related values Spiritual Assessment Components of Spiritual Assessment Fellowship and Community Assess extent and nature of support network Vocation Assess how illness/hospitalization alters ability to express spirituality Ritual and Practice Assess spiritual/religious practices Assess environment...
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