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Cultivating compassionate care for patients

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2020
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This learning module debates the meaning of ‘compassion' in the context of nursing practice. It argues that compassionate care and compassion involves how people relate to one other and highlights important processes for its enhancement when considering self, patients and their families, other care professionals and healthcare organisations.

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Belinda Dewar, Professor of Practice improvement, University of West of Scotland, Hamilton.


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