Providing Spiritual Care: An Exploration of Required Spiritual Care Competencies in Healthcare and Their Impact on Healthcare Provision
Awareness and use of self: this domain is about the healthcare workers’ intra- and interpersonal communications and attitudes in spiritual care delivery.
Spiritual dimensions of the nursing process: this domain is about the role of the healthcare worker in spiritual assessment, planning, interventions and evaluation of spiritual care within the integral nursing process.
Assurance of quality and expertise: this domain of competence is about the healthcare workers’ professional development regarding spiritual care.
In this chapter these competencies will be further theoretically clarified and applied in specific exercise that enables the reader to work on his/her spiritual care competence.
KeywordsSpiritual care Competence Intrapersonal Interpersonal Nursing process Professionalism
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