Nurses´ perception of Spirituality and Spiritual Care
2009 (English)In: Health Monitor (Payesh), Vol. 8, no 1, 31-37 p.Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
Objective(s): To assess nurses' attitude toward spirituality and spiritual care in the care of psychiatric patients/clients.Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted to assess the attitude of nurses of Razi psychiatric center on spirituality and spiritual care and providing an educational plan. Samples consist of 107 nurses of Razi psychiatric center. Data were collected using the Spirituality and Spiritual Care Rating Scale (SSCRS). Data were analyzed with statistical software (SPSS) with using descriptive methods and statistical tests.Results: Results showed mean score of attitude on spirituality and spiritual care was 63.40 (SD±4.57). Majority of participants scored between 33-92 which was highest scores for the questionnaire. It shows that attitudes of nurses of Razi psychiatric center to spirituality and spiritual care were positively high. Conclusion: Nurses’ attitude for spirituality and spiritual care is positive and they believe that nurses must give spiritual care for their patients.
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2009. Vol. 8, no 1, 31-37 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:rkh:diva-2128OAI: oai:DiVA.org:rkh-2128DiVA: diva2:906891