Spiritual Aspects of Care
Living with a serious illness often changes the way individuals experience their world. Faith and spirituality can emerge as important elements of a person’s care plan. This course can help you develop an approach to identify, evaluate, and address spiritual, religious, and existential concerns, and presents assessment tools, strategies for coping, and referral guidelines to intertwine quality healthcare with spiritual care.
What You’ll Learn
- Key concepts in spiritual care
- Assessing belief systems with palliative care patients
- Religious and spiritual concerns and opportunities for meaning
- Presentation of spiritual care needs in primary care settings
- Connecting patients to spiritual care resources
Enroll in the Primary Palliative Care Skills series for $999. Learn more.
What You’ll Earn
- Differentiate patients’ or families’ religious or spiritual needs and concerns
- Understand and use assessments to identify religious and spiritual concerns and for opportunities to add meaning or support
- Identify strategies for connecting patients to appropriate spiritual care resources in the community
Completion and Refunds
In order to complete this course and obtain a certificate, you must view the course in its entirety, correctly answer all case studies and quiz/test questions (as appropriate) and complete the evaluation. You will have 90 days to access this course from the date of purchase. No refunds are given for self-paced courses.