Assignment Discussion Questions
- Discuss the pressure, if any, placed on the patient to responding to the suggestion of prayer prior to surgery.
- Describe how you, as the surgeon, or nurse, would address a patient’s religious or spiritual needs if the risks of a complex surgical procedure appear to be threatening.
- Why did you choose to respond to this story?
- How is religion or faith displayed in your clinical setting?
THESE ARE THE RESOURCES TO USE
The full story https://web.archive.org/web/20220521154220/https://www.dallasnews.com/news/2013/07/28/praying-with-patients-a-dallas-surgeon-finds-a-way-to-put-ministry-into-practice/