Pastoral Services

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University Heart Grand OpeningMatch DayTomorrow. Every Day.The Manning Family Fund for a Healthier Mississippi
  • When to Refer to a Chaplain

    When to refer to a chaplain:

    • Anytime a request is made by a patient or family member.
    • When a patient or family struggles with faith issues or concerns or appears in need of support.
    • When a patient or family seeks religious resources, such as religious or inspirational literature, sacraments or prayer.
    • When a patient or family member has received new information or difficult news about diagnosis or treatment.
    • When a patient or family is dealing with end-of-life issues or decisions.
    • When a patient or family is dealing with ethical issues, decisions or concerns.
    • When a patient or family is dealing with issues of life, meaning or purpose.

    For emergency referrals, please page the on-call chaplain. UMMC staff may make on-emergency referrals through computer entry on Epic.