From this discussion it is clear that the spiritual dimension of the client is strongly evident during illness, stress, difficulties, and end-life-care when people strongly needed the direction and comfort derived from their spiritual preferences. Faith and religion are essential components of a client’s spiritual dimension and health provider has the responsibility to have self-awareness of one’s spiritual preferences before integrating a non-biased spiritual care.This paper outlines that spiritual care is the most difficult task of a provider, specially the nurses. Most of the nurses lack adequate training for spiritual care giving and may influence the provision of adequate spiritual care. Healthcare providers such as nurses need to have formal education training or graduate programs in pastoral counseling or ministry in order to provide an excellent and competent spiritual care and to refer clients to other spiritual care providers as needed. Organizational team members such as the Baptist Healing Trust aim to further the work of non-profit agencies in providing health services to vulnerable populations in Middle Tennessee. Members of the Baptist Healing Trust heal with love and compassionate care in accordance with the Christian tradition. In addition, staffs of the Baptist Healing Trust have the role of reiterating the importance of meeting health needs, providing human services, and balancing of excellence in skill and great compassion. The Baptist Healing Trust operates as a funding agency and requires partnership with the staff of non-profits to raise the standard of compassionate care. The Baptist Healing Trust also offers retreats, workshops, and consultation for organizational and culture change to continue the delivery of spiritual and health services to the vulnerable and underserved population of Middle Tennessee. The Baptist Healing Trust is the organizational team member of Baptist Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. The organization believed that true healing comes from deep compassionate care and charitable health care expressed through the preservation of humanity and dignity of each human being as a creation of God (Baptist Healing Trust, 2010, n.p.). The emergence of the healing hospital in Baptist Hospital follows the teachings of Jesus and the Good Samaritan. A hospital institution does not only prevent and cure diseases but also enriched the heart and spiritual needs of client. Spiritual health provider must have a servant’s heart that offers compassionate care, goes beyond the box to meet people’s needs, has commitment to organization’s values, mission, and vision, and expressed care in a continuous chain of light from care giver or provider to every patient, fellow caregiver, and one's
This essay discusses that a comprehensive plan of care considers the application of holistic health care concept to expand healthcare awareness and competence in spiritual dimension. Health care providers have the responsibility of attending to the spiritual needs of client…
This usually leads to a less friendly, pragmatic environment. However, health care providers are expected to care for their patients and be especially sensitive to their families within the setting. It is therefore expected of them to go beyond methodical provision of caring, including spiritual practices.
Hinduism, Muslim and Buddhism all have different philosophies based on varying practices, teachings and cultures. Even though there are numerous religions, each religion is different from the others. However, they all have the same purpose – to help its members and give them sense and purpose of life.
These people are well trained and possess professional skills in fields such as nursing, medical research and medicine (Leslie, 2009). The primary focus of health care providers is the provision of medical care to patients in health centers, hospitals and clinics.
Other religions include Buddhism, Bahai, Sikh, Shintoism and Native American spirituality. Generally, the process of health care provision usually involves meeting the health needs of all individuals from these religions. Therefore, health care providers are required to have diversity of faiths in order to provide the best services possible to their patients.
This does not only mean complete physical, mental, and social well being; it also incorporates spiritual well being. Delaune and Ladner (2006) averred that the history of spiritual care dates back to the times of the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks.
As the report declares health care providers have the responsibility of attending to the spiritual needs of client as part of holistic care and have no right to devaluate the right of the hospital chaplain or the pastor to attend to the spiritual needs of the client even if the provider may not feel comfortable in providing spiritual care.
The design, implementation and regulation of a care provider order entry, CPOE comes with several benefits and challenges (Gabby, 2009). The challenges associated are however not justifications as to why their institution in health facilities must be compromised.
The paper addresses some of the basic spiritual aspects such as meditation, prayers, beliefs and rituals of religions. Besides, the paper addresses concern as to what a healthcare service provider should consider while taking care of a patient from a divergent