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