July 15 @ 8:00 am - July 17 @ 5:00 pm
In this 3.5 day open course/elective, seminarians called to professional chaplaincy in a healthcare setting (hospital, hospice, rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility) will receive instruction on how to provide interfaith spiritual care, relevant and unique to multiple faith traditions, and diverse patient needs. Aware of the specific realities of providing care in Western and alternative medical settings, this course will explore a range of traditional, creative and emerging plans of care to best meet the needs of patients, families, and medical professionals.
Who should take this class? Chaplains, hospice volunteers, nurses, physicians, therapists.