Card Set Information
Belief that God's reality is unknown and unknowable.
Denial of God's existence.
Belief that God's reality is persnoal without a body, perfect in all thingsand creator and sustainer of the universe.
More than a belief
: it is the way that a person acts out beliefs in his or her life.
A belief in something or a relationship with a higher power.
Define Spiritual well-being
A condition marked by an affirmation of life, peace, harmony, and a sense of interconnectedness with God, self, community and environment that nurtures and celebrates wholeness.
Define Spiritual need
Vary according to each author's belief system.
Represents a normal expression of a person's inner being that seeks meaning in all experience and a dynamic relationship with self, others and to the supreme other as the person defines it.
Define Spiritual dimension:
A quality that goes beyond religious affiliation, that stries for inspiration, reverence, awe, meaning and purpose, even for those who do not believe in any god.
The quality or essence that pervades, integrates and transcends one's biopsychosocial nature.
The position of viewing the universe as a system of harmonious inter-connectedness rather than a sum of isolated parts, integrates the mind and body and emphasizes spirit.
Define Spiritual Care
A mutual potentially healing or integrating process in which the client's spiritual needs are met.
5 values between nurses and clients
Pluralism-different beliefs and creeds
Fear-not being able to handle situation
Awareness of own spiritual quest-own life.
Basic Attitudes-relative to illness aging suffering.
Subjective Data 4 areas of Normal pattern Identification:
Concept of God or Diety
Source of hope and strength
Religious practices and rituals
Relationship between spiritual beliefs and state of health.
Spiritual Distress is:
impaired ability to experience and integrate meaning and purpose in life through the individual's connectedness with self, others, art, music, literature, nature, or power greater than oneself.
Spiritual Nursing Diagnoses are;
Under the domain Life Principle in Taxonomy II.
Cultural Competancy is:
Nurses understand and address the entire cultural context of each client within the realm of the care they deliver.
Acculturation occurs when:
A clieth is living in a new dominate culture and adopts those patterns of behavior.
A set of rules by which individual in a culture live.
Guide decision-making and behavior
Develop unconsciously during childhood.
Subculture is based on:
Intregal components of spirituality are:
Intrapersonal spirituality is
within one's self
Interpersonal spirituality is
With others and the environment
Transpersonal spirituality is
With an unseen higher power.
A concept that includes anticipation and optimism and provides comfort during times of crisis.
Population demographics of culture include
Number of member in a practice area.
Average educaitonal and economic levels
Commonly practiced religious spiritual beliefs
Prevalence of illnesses/health issues
Most commonly held health, wellness, illness and death beliefs.
Culturally sensitive means:
Nurses are knowledgeable about the cultures prevalent in their area of practice.
Culturally Appropriate means:
Nurses apply their knowledge of a clients culture to their care of delivery.
Major Characteristics of Spriituality include:
Sense of Wholeness
Harmony within one's self
Harmony with others
Harmony with God (higher power)
Sociocultural background provides
The behavior of persons or caregiver failing to coincide with a health-promoting or therapeutic plan agreed upon by the perosn and healthcare professional
Decisional Conflict is:
Uncertainty about course of action to be taken when choice among competeing actions involves risks, loss, or challenge to perosnal life values.