(Benchmark Assignment) Healing Hospital: A Daring Paradigm
Consider how the paradigm of a healing hospital might influence your philosophy of caregiving and write an essay of 500-750 words that addresses the following:
(Please do not make it any more than 750 words thanks )
Describe the components of a healing hospital and their relationship to spirituality.
What are the challenges of creating a healing environment in light of the barriers and complexities of the hospital environment?
Include biblical aspects that support the concept of a healing hospital.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Called to Care: A Christian Worldview for Nursing
Shelly, J. A., & Miller, A. B. (2006). Called to care: A Christian worldview for nursing (2nd ed.). Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. ISBN-13: 9780830827657
Lament for a Son
Wolterstorff, N. (1987). Lament for a son. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN-13: 9780802802941.
The Holy Bible
This course requires the use of a Bible. Any version and edition of the Bible may be used. Bible Gateway provides access to many different translations for free. The best modern translations, for use online or to purchase in print, are the English Standard Version (ESV) and the New International Version (NIV).
Arizona Medical Center Shows How to Be a Healing Hospital
Read "Arizona Medical Center Shows How to Be a `Healing Hospital`," by Thorne-Eberst from the Health Progress (2008).
Creating Healing Environments: A Challenge For Nursing
Read "Creating Healing Environments: A Challenge For Nursing," by Dunn, L. (2010) from Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care.
(Benchmark Assignment) Healing Hospital: A Daring Paradigm Spirituality in health care Name Institution Date Components of a healing hospital and their relationship to spirituality Care giving is associated with caring for patients, and integrating spirituality in care is a more holistic approach to health that focuses on the body, mind and spirit. Increasingly, the healing hospital approach enhances love and compassionate care in a healing environment. The concept of healing hospitals takes into consideration patient needs, and the interaction of staff as caregivers, patients and family members. When staff members have a positive attitude of the healing hospital they are more likely to implement changes and integrate compassionate care in practice. According to Eberst (2008), the three main components of a healing hospital are havin