For nurses in Catholic health
care, throughout the continuum of care, spiritual care is an important component
of nursing and essential to providing quality palliative care.
This webinar was led by
Betty Ferrell, RN, Ph.D., a principal investigator for the project, "Improving
Quality Spiritual Care as a Dimension of Palliative Care" and co-author of
Making Health Care Whole . Dr. Farrell discussed spiritual models of
care that can be implemented in acute and long term care settings the value of
spiritual care in the assessment and treatment of seriously ill patients, and
how spirituality can be integrated into care planning, patient self-care,
training, quality improvement and personal and professional development for
Ferrell, RN, Ph.D., MA, FAAN, FPCN.
This is a recording of
the webinar held on December 8, 2011.
Run time: 90