C 01 Spirituality in Global Health

Tuesday, 23 July 2013: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Moderator:  Iris Mamier, PhD, MSN, RN, School of Nursing, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
Western vs. Eastern Perspectives of Buddhism a a Solace in Chronic Illness: Evidence from an Ethnographic Study of Buddhist Nuns with a Chronic Illness

Sunny Wijesinghe, MS, MPH, RN
College of Nursing, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Shihan Wijesinghe, BSc
London, England

Buddhism and Medical Futility

Desley G. Hegney, PhD, BA (Hons), Dip Nurse Ed
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Tuck Wai Chan, MBA
Institutional Review Board, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Close to the Bone: Social Constructions of Suffering and Dying

Anne Bruce, PhD, RN
School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada