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The Evolution of Student Nurses' Concepts of Spirituality
Holistic Nursing Practice
  • Sarah J. Beckman, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Becky Salmon, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Cheryl Bruick-Sorge, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Sanna Boxley-Harges, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-1-2010
Inclusive pages
73-78
ISBN/ISSN
0887-9311
Peer Reviewed
Yes
Abstract

Spirituality has different meanings to individuals from diverse backgrounds with minimal definitions documented in academe. This qualitative research study was to determine the evolution of student nurses' concepts of spirituality by comparing their definitions on admission and at completion of their nursing education. Student responses are discussed.

Keywords
  • holistic care,
  • Neuman Systems Model,
  • nursing education research,
  • spirituality
Disciplines
Citation Information
Sarah J. Beckman, Becky Salmon, Cheryl Bruick-Sorge and Sanna Boxley-Harges. "The Evolution of Student Nurses' Concepts of Spirituality" Holistic Nursing Practice Vol. 24 Iss. 2 (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/cheryl_sorge/2/