The case of John, a chronically ill elderly patient, provides the context to identify a number of the issues which must be explored to develop a coherent and comprehensive Christian theology for interprofessional care.
Six categories of theological thought and discourse provide a framework to illuminate a theology for interprofessional care.
Anthropological questions provide a common understanding of human beings as both givers and receivers of care.
Ideas about the nature of God and God's relationship to the world fall under the category of theology.
A specifically Christian theology must also seek clarity about the concepts and ideas related to the figure of Jesus.
The concept of salvation is central to Christian faith and tradition and is related in significant ways to patients and clients, especially those in chronic or terminal stages of illness.
Concepts of time in Christian tradition become a critical dimension of human existence for patients near the end of life.
Ethical decision-making is a critical outcome of the application of a Christian theology for interprofessional care.
Mots-clés Pascal : Soin, Interdisciplinaire, Travail équipe, Coopération, Religion, Christianisme, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Care, Interdisciplinary field, Team work, Cooperation, Religion, Christianism, Human
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Cote : 99-0073458
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 31/05/1999.