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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RELT 710 - Identity & Mission in Faith-Based Healthcare (2)

Prerequisites: Admission to the ADU DPT Program.
This course explores the relationship between spirituality and healthcare delivery. Emphasis is placed on viewing the patient and the caregiver from the perspective of persons made in the image of God and as children of God. Students will implement sustainable practices to maintain personal well-being based on CREATION Health. Students will integrate experiential knowledge in spiritual care giving, including active listening and presence. Topics may include: diverse religious perspectives on wellness, illness, and suffering, the relationship between spirituality and the mind and body, the role of faith-based healthcare, and select bioethical issues involving whole patient care. Additional requirements for those students in the RELT 710 course include the identification, selection, and submission of opportunities for completion of the required experiences for RELP 800 and RELP 805. Resources required to complete each must be identified and submitted.

Course Didactic Hours: 2