Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 240–245 | Cite as

Nursing: Significance for spiritual care

  • Elizabeth Dimeo
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Abstract

Nurses can be seen to contribute significantly to the spiritual objectives and programs in hospitals and other health agencies under religious auspices. One impressive example is nursing involvement with and cooperation in the pastoral care program at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem. At this hospital the nurse is both an assistant to and a coworker with the chaplain and functions in many ways as facilitator and supporter in his spiritual mission.

Keywords

Health Agency Care Program Pastoral Care Spiritual Care Baptist Hospital 

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© Institutes of Religion and Health 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth Dimeo
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  1. 1.School of NursingUniversity of North CarolinaGreensboro

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