A phenomenological pilot study of the nurses' experience providing spiritual care.

@article{Kociszewski2003APP,
  title={A phenomenological pilot study of the nurses' experience providing spiritual care.},
  author={Cynthia Kociszewski},
  journal={Journal of holistic nursing : official journal of the American Holistic Nurses' Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={131-48}
}
The purpose of this phenomenological pilot study was to describe the experience that nurses have in providing spiritual care to their patients and/or patients' family members. Three nurses with a variety of clinical backgrounds were interviewed to elicit their experience of providing spiritual care. The data were analyzed using Colaizzi's method to reveal seven themes: the spiritual nurse, capturing the elusive and abstract nature of spirituality, the nurse-client spiritual journey, opening the… CONTINUE READING

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