Websites ‘Alive in Death’ was created by a team of Death Coaches and Educators who want to change the way we die in North America. Their 8-module online course helps doctors, nurses, hospitals, and families handle the deaths they see.

University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health

Books and Articles

Abu-El-Noor MK, Abu-El-Noor NI. (2013). Importance of spiritual care for cardiac patients admitted to coronary care units in the Gaza Strip: patients’ perception. Journal of Holistic Nursing; 32(2):104-115.

Decker S, Wardell DW, Cron SG. (2012). Using a healing touch intervention in older adults with persistent pain. Journal of Holistic Nursing, (30)3:205-213.

Goldberg DR, Wardell DW, Kilgarriff N, Williams B, Eichler D, Thomlinson P. (2015). An initial study using healing touch for women undergoing a breast biopsy. Journal of Holistic Nursing, (34)2:123-134.

Hanley MA, Coppa D, Shields D. (2017). A practice-based theory of healing through Therapeutic Touch: advancing holistic nursing practice. Journal of Holistic Nursing, (35)4:369-381.

Hines ME, Wardell DW, Engebretson J, Zahourek R, Smith MC. (2014). Holistic nurses’ stories of healing of another. Journal of Holistic Nursing, (33)1:27-45.

Kramer, D. (2017). Energetic modalities as a self-care technique to reduce stress in nursing students. Journal of Holistic Nursing.

Lepherd L. (2014). Spirituality in men with advanced prostate cancer: it’s a holistic thing… it’s a package. Journal of Holistic Nursing, (32)2:102-103.

NHS Education for Scotland. (2009). Spiritual care matters: an introductory resource for all NHS Scotland staff. Edinburgh: NES.

Nursing and Midwifery Council. (2010). Standards for pre-registration education, Nursing and Midwifery Council. London: NMC.

Royal College of Nursing. (2011). RCN spirituality survey 2010, London: RCN.

Royal College of Nursing. (2012). Spirituality in Nursing Care: A Pocket Guidebook. London: RCN.

Shields D, Fuller A, Resnicoff M, Butcher HK, Frisch N. (2016). Human energy field: a concept analysis. Journal of Holistic Nursing, (35)4:352-368.