What do you perceive as the role of the clinician as spiritual provider?

Role of the clinician as spiritual provider

Prompt: The content of your Reflective Journal #3 should consider:
1) Consider who provides spiritual care, have you had an experience with spiritual care being provided by someone other than a designated spiritual provider?
2) What do you perceive as the role of the clinician as spiritual provider?
3) How do we as health and wellness providers provide spiritual care?

Summary:
The purpose of the reflective exercises is to allow for analysis, synthesis and evaluation of nursing theory using guided questions. Reflection has been referred to as a process that happens internally, privately or in isolation (Hill & Watson, 2011). Also, reflection has been referred to as the examination of an issue of concern, as a consequence of experience, creating clarity and meaning in terms of self, and which results in a change of perspective ( Boyd & Fales, 1983).

Boyd, E. M., & Fales, A. W. (1983). Reflective learning: Key to learning from experience, Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 23(2), 99-117.
Hill, M. & Watson, J. (2011). Creating a Caring Science Curriculum. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

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