Spiritual Care of the Cardiology Patient and Family

Spiritual Care of the Cardiology Patient and Family

Spirituality is an important determinant of health that can affect patient healing, outcomes, and quality of life. Research has confirmed that stress and physiological dysfunction influence cardiovascular function. This seminar will use research articles and other media to lay the foundation for learning how spirituality can enhance coping and recovery from cardiovascular issues, such as bypass surgery, heart attack, and heart failure.

Caring Presence Program

Caring Presence Program

The Caring Presence Program is a special program divided into three Modules, presented as Lessons, that are designed to educate people to help others through a mind, body and spirit perspective. The CPP, formerly known as the Congregational Care Network is the Oates Institute’s online training that provides lay spiritual caregivers with better skills to extend spiritual care to communities of faith and beyond.