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HO 176
Spirituality in Healthcare


Credits: 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20


Description
Spiritual care is within the capability and scope of responsibility of all healthcare professionals. Students will explore the importance of spirituality in providing whole person care. Classes will include didactic and experiential learning. Evaluations of students will be by student engagement with the material and weekly written reflections on class content. Students will complete the course with tools and resources for promoting spiritual well-being for their patients and themselves.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop an awareness of the importance of spirituality in whole person care.
  • Develop an understanding of possible spiritual issues associated with medical diagnosis.
  • Ability to assess patients for spiritual risks and resources.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the resources to promote spiritual well-being for patients and for self.

  • Course Topics
  • Spiritual development across the lifespan
  • Spiritual issues at the end of life
  • Spiritual assessment and intervention for healthcare professionals
  • Self-care for healthcare professionals
  • Being present: empathy, compassion, and communication

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HO 176
    Winter 2011
    3990
    Cecilia McKean
    HO 176
    Winter 2011
    6094
    Cecilia McKean


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
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    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.