Faith Integration Nursing Management : Application Of Spiritual Integration In Nursing

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Faith Integration Nursing Management Spiritual integration in nursing includes providing care to an individual as a whole, considering their social and mental factors, rather than just the physical symptoms of the disease that are presented subjectively or objectively. Rom 15:1 (New International version), can be interpreted as that the nurses have the responsibility of providing care to the patients, in their vulnerable time of sickness without taking credit for it, because God have chosen them to do so for his own glory. Spirituality can have different definitions, to some it can mean having faith in religion, and to others it can mean inner strength through life experiences that bring inspiration. Whereas, many people do not even know they practice spirituality on daily basis, but as nurses we are part of healing process. Recognizing how patient view their health and spiritual needs, can help speedup healing process. This paper will address my recent interaction with an ill patient, how I applied my spiritual belief, values, and faith, and my strength and weakness and areas of improvement in taking care of patient. Application of Spiritual belief to a patient During clinical rotations one of the priority is to embrace the fact that every patient has different spiritual needs. According to Taylor, (2016), some people have the spiritual need of being hopeful, loved, while other are seeking a confidant they can trust in expressing their fears, and sadness of a given

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