Implementing spiritual care interventions
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Implementing spiritual care interventions

This article, the third and final in a series of three, discusses the implementation of spiritual care interventions by nurses. It describes how nurses can use clinical reasoning and the nursing process to implement appropriate spiritual care for patients, and outlines the competencies necessary to identify spiritual distress and meet the spiritual needs of patients. Spiritual care interventions are discussed as part of a multidisciplinary team approach to the provision of holistic care.

Nursing Standard. doi: 10.7748/ns.2017.e10313

Correspondence

caldeira.silvia@gmail.com

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software

Received: 18 October 2015

Accepted: 29 January 2016

Published online: 12 April 2017