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Introducing compassion into the education of health care professionals; can Schwartz Rounds help?

Barker, R., Cornwell, J., Gishen, F. (2016) Introducing compassion into the education of health care professionals; can Schwartz Rounds help? Journal of Compassionate Health Care, 3 (3). ISSN 2053-2393. (doi:10.1186/s40639-016-0020-0) (KAR id:64103)

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Abstract

Whilst health care professionals embark on their careers with high ideals these can be eroded by the pressures and stress of the system. This paper explores the problems, which may lead both students and professionals, working in health care, to feel isolated and stressed. It considers the value of Schwartz Rounds as an initiative that can be used to enhance student well-being and ultimately enable students to treat each other, colleagues and patients with more compassion.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1186/s40639-016-0020-0
Uncontrolled keywords: Education – Medical Student – Teaching – Undergraduate – Curriculum – Schwartz Centre Rounds – Resilience – Compassion – Burnout – Stress – Professionalism
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Rhiannon Barker
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2017 14:33 UTC
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2021 14:37 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/64103 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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