Spiritual AIM and the work of the chaplain: A model for assessing spiritual needs and outcomes in relationship

@article{Shields2014SpiritualAA,
  title={Spiritual AIM and the work of the chaplain: A model for assessing spiritual needs and outcomes in relationship},
  author={Michele Shields and Allison Kestenbaum and Laura B Dunn},
  journal={Palliative and Supportive Care},
  year={2014},
  volume={13},
  pages={75 - 89}
}
Abstract Objective: Distinguishing the unique contributions and roles of chaplains as members of healthcare teams requires the fundamental step of articulating and critically evaluating conceptual models that guide practice. However, there is a paucity of well-described spiritual assessment models. Even fewer of the extant models prescribe interventions and describe desired outcomes corresponding to spiritual assessments. Method: This article describes the development, theoretical underpinnings… Expand

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