Both providers and patients can benefit when expanding our use of the biopsychosocial model to focus on spiritual components of health and wellbeing. Attention to spiritualty can improve provider wellbeing, as well as impact health outcomes for patients and families. In this presentation, we will discuss research on the evidence-based practices for using spirituality as a way to enhance provider wellbeing and improve patient care. More specifically, we will discuss training that incorporates spirituality for multidisciplinary members of the medical team surrounding provision of care for patients and families. In addition, we will highlight the process of incorporating spiritual health practices into provider wellbeing initiatives.
- Identify evidence-based practices to promote the use of spirituality in providing whole patient care.
- Demonstrate knowledge of relevant spirituality activities that promote provider wellbeing.
- Create SMART goals for outlining practical steps for integrating components of spirituality into patient care and provider wellbeing programs.
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