Chapter 18 (Spirituality)
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Answer Key to Chapter 18 Learning Activities
1. These questions can be asked to gain insight into the patient’s personal spiritual beliefs:
F–Faith or beliefs: What are your spiritual beliefs? Do you consider yourself spiritual? What things do you believe in that give meaning to life?
I–Importance and influence: Is faith/spirituality important to you? How has your illness and/or hospitalization affected your personal practices /beliefs?
C–Community: Are you connected with a faith center in the community? Does it provide support/comfort for you during times of stress? Is there a person/group/leader who supports/assists you in your spirituality?
A–Address: What support can we provide to support your spiritual beliefs/practices?
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