Promoting Excellence : Taking a Spiritual Inventory (ALS)

Name:
Taking a Spiritual Inventory

Description:
A list of questions to help individuals "take stock" of their lives.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Spiritual

Source:
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Workgroup of
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD, Chair

Contact:
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD
Chair, ALS Workgroup
Eleanor & Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University Neurologic Institute
New York, NY
[email protected]

Recommendation of the workgroup for use of this instrument:
To be used by the clinician or caregiver to aid the patient in taking a spiritual inventory of their life.

Keywords:
clergy, spiritual assessment, spiritual care, spiritual well-being, emotional well-being

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.

References:
Kathleen Dowling Singh,, Ph.D.
Copyrighted 2000 Educational Broadcasting Corporation.

To view this tool:
ALS Appendix B, p 37 (pdf PDF 835 KB / 62 pages)

Posted March 10, 2005

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