- Words: 969
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 52212627
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO, 2008; JCAHO, n.d.) recognizes the importance of the spiritual component of a patient's evaluation. It covers his ways of coping, prayer life and religious practices, which make his life meaningful. This component, therefore, becomes an indispensable aspect of his total health care (JCAHO, JCAHO).
Part of the chosen spiritual assessment of the sample patient is composed of the following questions: