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Spirituality, Religiosity, and Personal Beliefs of Australian Undergraduate Nursing Students

Lopez, Violeta; Fischer, Imke; Leigh, Maria C.; Larkin, David; Webster, Sue


Purpose: To explore Australian nursing students’ perceptions of spirituality, religiosity, and personal belief. Background: Spiritual and religious literature support the benefits to patients’ physical and mental health. Nurses have an ethical obligation to understand and incorporate patient’s spiritual beliefs and values into the care plan. Method: A cross-sectional survey was conducted using the 32-item WHO-QOL-SRPB questionnaire. Sample: The sample consisted of 483 undergraduate nursing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Transcultural Nursing
DOI: 10.1177/1043659614523469


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