An accumulation of life experiences and insights that may agree or conflict with traditional religious values and cultural teachings.
A road map that tells you what to believe and what values are essential.
What are the core issues of spirituality?
Faith- the ongoing effort to make sense of our lives.
Hope- our basic human need to achieve, create, and to shape something of our life that will endure.
Love- if you don't know what this is by now then you are in trouble...
What are some spiritual assessment tools that are available to you?
HOPE- H= sources of hope; O= Organized religion; P=Personal spirituality/ Practices; E=Effects on medical care and end of life issues
JAREL- Assesses 3 key dimensions. 1. faith and Belief 2. Life/ Self-responsibility 3. life-satisfaction/ life- actualization
SPIRIT- Sp= Spiritual/ religious belief system; I= Integration within a spiritual community; R= Ritualized practice and restrictions; I= Implications for medical care; T= Terminate events planning.
Describe the nursing diagnosis: Moral Distress
When a person makes an ethical or moral decision, but then is unable too carry out the chosen action.
Defining Characteristics: anguish, guilt, powerlessness, frustration, anxiety, self-doubt, fear over inability to act.
Describe the nursing diagnosis: Impaired Religiosity
Difficulty in exercising or impaired ability to exercise reliance on beliefs or to participate in rituals of faith or tradition.
Describe the nursing diagnosis: Risk for Impaired Religiosity
Risks for Impaired Religiosity are present but symptoms are not. Risk factors include: life transitions, lack of transportation, pain, depression, social isolation, suffering.
Describe the nursing diagnosis: Spiritual Distress
Impaired ability to experience and integrate meaning and purpose in life through a persons connectedness to self, others, art, music, literature, nature, or a power greater than oneself.
Defining Characteristics: Expressing lack of hope, love, courage, acceptance, or peace; a lack of meaning and purpose in life; inability to forgive self; feelings of anger or guilt; refusing to see clergy, refusing to interact with family or friends, reporting a lack of support system; expressions of alienation; no intyerest in nature, decrease in previous interest in music, writing, art, no interest in spiritual reading; inability to pray, inability to participate in religious activities, feelings of abandonment by God or other diety, expressions of anger toward god or other diety, sudden change in spiritual practices.
Describe the nursing diagnosis: Risk for Spiritual Distress
the patforgiveient experiences energy consuming anxiety, low self-esteem, mental illness, physical illness, blocks to self-love, , poor relationships, substance abuse, loss of a loved one, maturational losses, inability to forgive, illness
Describe the nursing diagnosis: Readiness for Enhanced Spiritual Well-Being
The ability to experience and integrate meaning and purpose in life through connectedness with self, others, art, music, literature and a power greater than oneself that can be strengthened. Opposite of Spiritual Distress