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Learning to breathe under water… and more - Irish Medical Times

Learning to breathe under water… and more - Irish Medical Times | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Irish Medical Times Learning to breathe under water… and more Irish Medical Times Charles Figley, a key writer on the idea of compassion fatigue, believes that it arises as the carers' empathy, what he calls the “empathic engagement”, makes them...
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Integral Options Cafe: The Compassionate Mind - Science Shows ...

Integral Options Cafe: The Compassionate Mind - Science Shows ... | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
The Compassionate Mind - Science Shows Why it's Healthy and How it Spreads. From the Association for Psychological Science (APS) Observer, this article offers a solid overview of compassion and empathy research and ...
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Dealing with depression has made me a better doctor - KevinMD.com

Dealing with depression has made me a better doctor - KevinMD.com | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
I'm more mindful of my own moods and more forgiving of myself when I make mistakes. I recognise the warning signs of an imminent ... I'm still a conscientious and caring physician.
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Compassionate Organizations Quiz | Greater Good

Compassionate Organizations Quiz | Greater Good | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Gratitude · Altruism · Compassion · Empathy · Forgiveness · Happiness · Mindfulness ...
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STONE: Not all heroes wear capes - Odessa American

STONE: Not all heroes wear capes - Odessa American | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
STONE: Not all heroes wear capes
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W hen we think of heroes, what's the first thing that pops into your mind? Is it a caped ...
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Free Webinar: The Compassionate "We" The Empathy Factor in Organizations w/ Marie Miyashiro

Wed, Jun 5, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT NEXUS Author's Sandbox Webinar - The Compassionate "We:" The Empathy Factor in Organizations w/ Marie Miyashiro https...
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A reporter's journey: Living with HIV - Bay Area Reporter

A reporter's journey: Living with HIV - Bay Area Reporter | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
A reporter's journey: Living with HIV
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Kaiser nurse Ed Chitty was one most compassionate medical professionals I had ever met. ....
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Demonstrating Compassion in Care |

Demonstrating Compassion in Care | | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
The single most important thing I want to achieve during my time as CEO is to reconnect our staff with what motivated all of us to join healthcare in the first place – to care for patients with compassion.
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Unbroken Wholeness: The Emerging View of Human ...

Unbroken Wholeness: The Emerging View of Human ... | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
My topic was the importance of empathy, compassion, and caring in healing and healthcare. I had reviewed .... 31 The term is apt, because these events suggest that a shared mind is bridging two bodies.
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James R. Doty, M.D.: Science of Compassion: Business & Compassion Part 2

James R. Doty, M.D.: Science of Compassion: Business & Compassion Part 2 | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
In my previous blog regarding stress in the workplace, I discussed the deleterious effects of stress on job performance and health. But how can this be done?
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Zen and the art of keeping the NHS bill under control

Zen and the art of keeping the NHS bill under control | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Madeleine Bunting: Jon Kabat-Zinn is widely credited as the man who brought Zen Buddhism to the masses. Now he's bringing it to Downing Street
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Sustaining Compassion in Health Care | Greater Good

Sustaining Compassion in Health Care | Greater Good | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Register now to join Robert McClure, Shauna Shapiro, Jon Kabat-Zinn, and others for Greater Good's conference, "Practicing Mindfulness and Compassion," on March 8, 2013. Live Webcast available! Watch Jon Kabat-Zinn ...
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Very helpful summary article about the challenges faced by healthcare workers today, plus a description of how the Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) programme was introduced into hospitals.

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Workshop to help physicians and clinicians increase job satisfaction and ... - News-Medical.net

Workshop to help physicians and clinicians increase job satisfaction and ...
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Mind-Body Training Boosts Medical Students' Self-Compassion

Mind-Body Training Boosts Medical Students' Self-Compassion | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Teaching medical students about mind-body approaches could help boost their compassion and decrease their stress, according to a small study from the Boston University School of Medicine.
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Linda Daniels looks at compassion fatigue among SA's medical personnel. - Eyewitness News

Linda Daniels looks at compassion fatigue among SA's medical personnel. - Eyewitness News | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Linda Daniels looks at compassion fatigue among SA's medical personnel.
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Paul's Service Learning Reflections

Paul's Service Learning Reflections | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
During my service learning I treated all patients with compassion, empathy, dignity, and respect. In the role of health care provider, I was able to assist in English-Spanish translations in the “Every Little Step” (a diabetes ...
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Thinking aloud – meeting the compassion challenge | thinkspeakthink

Thinking aloud – meeting the compassion challenge | thinkspeakthink | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Quite often I find myself wondering if the hundreds of thoughts that run through my mind in the course of a day are unique to me, or if others are experiencing the same. There's something I just can't ...
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Mind-body class helps med students cope - Futurity: Research News

Mind-body class helps med students cope - Futurity: Research News | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Mind-body class helps med students cope
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BOSTON U. (US) — A new class for medical students may increase their self-compassion and ability to manage thoughts and tasks more effectively, according to new research.
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Meditation Makes Us Act with Compassion | Greater Good

Meditation Makes Us Act with Compassion | Greater Good | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
A woman enters on crutches, a medical boot on one leg. She winces, checks ...
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How to save a life - Inquirer.net

How to save a life - Inquirer.net | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
How to save a life
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You will become instinctively attuned to the workings of the human body when you keep an open and inquisitive mind. Pain matters. ... There is no textbook manual on empathy.
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A dose of humanities for medical students - South China Morning Post

A dose of humanities for medical students - South China Morning Post | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
A dose of humanities for medical students South China Morning Post Kwong says she finally found the missing link when she began taking pilot modules in humanities, launched in 2009 by the medical faculty to help would-be doctors to nurture...
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A Lesson in Empathy | Design Thinking

A Lesson in Empathy | Design Thinking | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
How would you design a hospital or health care system that helps and supports each of the people and their circumstances that you see here? How would you change the space, the roles that staff play, the type and ...
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Threats cannot make healthcare workers more compassionate - The Guardian

Threats cannot make healthcare workers more compassionate - The Guardian | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
The Guardian Threats cannot make healthcare workers more compassionate The Guardian Hopefully, in the not too distant future our efforts to create compassion in healthcare will utilise a scientific approach for the promotion and cultivation of...
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Does Mindfulness Make You More Compassionate? | Greater Good

Does Mindfulness Make You More Compassionate? | Greater Good | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
Research has started to document empirical evidence of this connection between mindfulness and compassion, consistently finding over the past two decades that mindfulness increases empathy and compassion for others and for oneself.
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Review of some of the evidence that mindfulness practice can increase empathy and compassion

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New Workshop Helps Doctors Avoid Burnout, Increase Wellbeing - UCSD Medical Center

New Workshop Helps Doctors Avoid Burnout, Increase Wellbeing - UCSD Medical Center | Compassion in healthcare | Scoop.it
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New Workshop Helps Doctors Avoid Burnout, Increase Wellbeing
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... and prevent burnout.
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