If you were the patient, who would have the final say in terms of ethical decision-making and intervention in the event of a difficult situation?
PHI 413V Week 5 Topic 5 Discussion 1
What is your definition of “spiritual care?” How does it differ or accord with the description given in the topic readings? Explain.
PHI 413V Week 5 Topic 5 Discussion 2
When it comes to facilitating spiritual care for patients with worldviews different from your own, what are your strengths and weaknesses? If you were the patient, who would have the final say in terms of ethical decision-making and intervention in the event of a difficult situation?
PHI 413V Week 5 CAT
In chapter 14 of Shelly’s Called to Care (2006) what are the six things that put people in touch with God in Spiritual Care?
PHI 413V Week 5 Extra Question
The Pew Research Center has conducted surveys on end-of-life decisions finding “…most Americans say there are some circumstances in which doctors and nurses should allow a patient to die. At the same time, however, a growing minority says that medical professionals should do everything possible to save a patient’s life in all circumstances.” Take a look at the article and survey results:
“Views on End-of-Life Medical Treatments” by Pew Research Center http://www.pewforum.org/2013/11/21/views-on-end-of-life-medical-treatments/
What things surprised you the most in the survey results? Do you agree with some of the findings? Do you disagree?