Apr 24, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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NUR 308 Nursing and Spirituality

3 Credits

This course explores the spiritual dimension of human nature. Students differentiate spirituality from religious practices and develop awareness of the spiritual dimension present in all people. Cultural aspects of spirituality are explored. Students examine their personal spiritual dimensions, and reflect on how the nurse-patient relationship may be enhanced through spiritual care. Contemporary issues influencing spirituality will be discussed. Spiritual needs associated with chronic illness, disability, and serious illness in children and their families, dying, loss and grieving will be discussed. Through reflection and service, students enhance their ability to connect with and be present to others. Students also consider the healing aspects of nature and beauty as part of their personal spiritual care.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of at least two 300 level clinical nursing courses, or licensure as an LPN or RN> 

Open to Nursing majors, RNs, and LPNs.

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