Art and Science of Spiritual Care
Art and Science of Spiritual Care is an educational program of Nurses Christian Fellowship International.
This is an educational program building on a Christian foundation. It is designed to provide practicing nurses with the state of science of spiritual care. It also aims at providing nurses with skills to assess and address spiritual concerns of patients in a variety of settings and for patients coming from various religious/spiritual beliefs and backgrounds.
The program covers four main areas:
- Session one: Spiritual care overview: Content and mandate
- Session two: Spiritual care assessment
- Session three: Spiritual interventions and care
- Session four: Challenges in spiritual care
The curriculum covers the fundamentals of spiritual care in nursing. The program builds on an understand that teaching and learning is an interactive process and that spirituality in nursing is a lifelong learning process. The program is global in scope, cultural sensitive, flexible in its pedagogy, students centered and focused on practical application.
The program is ideally taught in between 10 – 12 hours, and participants will get a Participants book with all the slides used in the educational program.
All nurses with interest in spiritual care are welcome to attend the NCFI educational program of Art and Science of Spiritual Care.
If you want more information about the educational program, please fill in the course interest information, and we will contact you.
Train-The-Trainer-course of The Art and Science of Spiritual Care: An Educational Program of Nurses Christian Fellowship International.
The target group for the Train-the-Trainer-course of the Art and Science of Spiritual Care is nurses with experience in teaching or with practical experience in spiritual care and with an interest to teach others about spirituality in nursing. We encourage participants to come in pairs with both being committed to teaching together. This will make it easier to plan and implement the program as you get home. We also encourage this educational program to be taught in teams and not just by a single teacher.
The Train-The-Trainer-course is for nurses that are in agreement with the NCFI’s statement of faith (http://ncfi.org/about-ncfi/) and will prepare nurses to teach others the NCFI Educational Program of The Art and Science of Spiritual Care. The course will normally be offered to participants that have completed the Educational program of The Art and Science of Spiritual Care.
The course will take between 2 – 4 hours and will explain and discuss the pedagogical background and choices to consider when teaching the course.
Those attending the Train-The-Trainer-course will be provided with a manual which gives background knowledge for the details of the educational program. It also contains resource material to be used as appropriate when teaching the program in diverse settings.
If you want more information about the Train-the-Trainer course of the Art & Science of Spiritual Care educational program, please email the course coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill in the course interest form, and we will contact you.