ACPE Research Network Article of the Month
Transforming Chaplaincy is pleased to feature here the Article of the Month, produced by ACPE Research. Each month at least one article is discussed in detail; related resources are also recommended, as well as ways to incorporate this latest research into the classroom.
This focus group research, supported by Transforming Chaplaincy (with which Paul Galchutt had been a Research Fellow) asked non-chaplain palliative care team members about what content is most helpful as well as missing from palliative chaplain spiritual assessment progress notes. It offers some challenging insights that may contribute to the practice of chaplains’ documentation in and beyond the palliative context.
November: “‘My doctor says the cancer is worse, but I believe in miracles’ –when religious belief in miracles diminishes the impact of news of cancer progression on change in prognostic understanding.”