Health Care Provider and Faith Diversity

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Faith can be defined as a confidence trust in a person, a religion or a doctrine, it is viewed as hope or belief. Faith help us to live our lives fuller and better. From the perspective of Buddhism faith is center on the understanding that Buddha superior role is to teach on the working of the mind, contemplation so that the truthfulness, righteousness and efficacy of the ideal in which on develop faith. It is rooted in rational intellectual comprehension, strengthened and sharpened by intellect. Christianity associated faith in the person of God, holy, creator of all things, to keep faith alive Christians read the scriptures Old and New Testament of the bible and practice a regimen of prayers and study that offer guidance support and encouragement. They listen to the wisdom of Old traditions and people to nurture their faith. Native American faith is that all powerful, all knowing creator, God or Master Spirit and numerous less supernatural spirits has connection which has the ability to move between them. The spiritual perspective on healing from Buddhism point of view is that the mind is the creator of sickness and health, the cause of disease is internal and individual must take care of their bodies in a proper way. It is also characterized by sentiments of respect and of inspiration by an ideal. All beings exist in terms of integrated factors and governed by natural law and the three characteristic or the dependent organization which guides an individual perception and living styles. For each individual “Kamma” is a collective product of health. To provide more suitable conditions for practicing the Noble Eightfold Path is to maintain our bodies. These principles form of fundamentals belief system shape their perceptions and ... ... middle of paper ... ...t respect it, no matter how weird or awkward it might be. This learning can be applied to health care provider practice by assessing a patient readiness to give spiritual care which does not necessarily imply any religious conversation. As nurses we encountered people from all stages in their lives. To assist with these spiritual issues we need to listen to their concerns, once we recognize this we can intervene and restore distress. Works Cited Fernando A. and L. Swilder, Buddhism Made Plain: An introduction for Christians and Jesus. Orbis Books. Maryknoll, N.Y. 1998. Smith, T. and Gordon, T. (2009) Developing Spiritual and Religious Care Competencies in practice: Pilot of a Marie Curie Blended Learning Event. International Journal of Palliative Nursing 15 (2) pp. 86-92. Sykes, J. The Native American. Alan Wingate (Publishers) Ltd. London, England. 2005

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