How undergraduate nursing students learn to care for patients
Publiceret af Tove Giske Ph.D. RN, den 15. april 2013Andre
Spirituality is related to meaning, hope and comfort and spiritual
care is part of nurses' responsibility. Clinical studies are vital for students to
integrate knowledge, clinical reasoning and formation. However, nurses are
important in role modelling.
A literature search was undertaken using international databases from
1980 to 2012. Articles were thoroughly evaluated and 10 papers reviewed for
: Four main areas emerged as essential for learning spiritual care in clinical
studies: (1) the importance of learning in real-life situations with repeated
exposure to patients in diverse placements; (2) use of pedagogical methods that
assist students to understand, work with and reflect on patients' spirituality;
(3) to be aware of and overcome conditions prohibiting spiritual care learning;
and (4) to see spiritual care learning in connection with how students are
prepared and how they are followed up after clinical studies.
Clinical studies are fundamental to students' learning of spiritual care
Implications for nursing management Nurse leaders play a key role in keeping
holistic care a nursing focus and creating a good learning environment.
clinical studies, literature review, nurse leadership, spiritual care,
undergraduate nursing students
Accepted for publication: 28 August 2012
Artiklen er skrevet til Journal of Nursing Management 2012. DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12019. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.2012.
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