Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook: Chapter 12
1 video (noted in options)
Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook/lesson)
Initial Post Instructions
For the initial post, respond to one of the following options:
Watch the following video:
Link (video): Spiritual Assessment in Healthcare (Links to an external site.) (32:17)
For the initial post, address the following points:
What is spiritual assessment as defined in this video? Why is it important for health care professionals to understand how to use it?
Do you agree or disagree with the film’s premise that a health care professional’s personal spirituality (or lack) affects his/her ability to assess spirituality in another? Explain your reasoning.
Choose one of the spiritual assessment questions reviewed in the film and answer it personally, based on your own beliefs and experience.
Discuss one key learning you gleaned from this focus on spiritual assessment. Demonstrate how you would apply it in your professional practice.
Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
Initial Post Length: 300-500 words
Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and one outside scholarly source)
APA format for in-text citations (include page or paragraph) and references