Refer to the GCU Introduction, The Death of Ivan Ilych by Tolstoy and the three concepts of the “healing environment” found in chapters 7-9 of Called to Care: A Christian Worldview for Nursing. What is the phenomenology of illness and disease (i.e. the personal “what it is like”)? Cite references from your reading to support your answer.
What is a personal analysis of your own experience with illness and disease and how several factors colored that experience? How can you relate to The Death of Ivan Ilych?