Compassion and Caring in Nursing
‘Compassion, in its many manifestations, is the key to rediscovering what lies at the heart of nursing practice all over the world. It is absolutely essential that nurses start to revisit compassion as a central focus for nursing practice...’ This user-friendly book adopts a patient-centred approach to care. The challenging theories are grounded in practical applications, encouraging readers to recognise opportunities for change in their daily practice. The book focuses on six key concepts central to compassionate care: • Empathy and sensitivity • Dignity and respect • Listening and responding • Diversity and cultural competence • Choice and priorities • Empowerment and advocacy Case studies and points for discussion are used throughout to aid comprehension, with chapter overviews and an index for quick reference. Suitable for group or individual learning, Compassion and Caring in Nursing is highly recommended for all nurses, carers and health visitors. It is also ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students who wish to develop their skills in patient-centred care.
We feel that compassion, in its many manifestations, is the key to rediscovering what lies at the heart of nursing practice all over the world…It is absolutely essential that nurses start to revisit compassion as a central focus for nursing practice…This book will challenge nurses to think about their practice from the perspective of the patient.
‘This is a book every nurse and student nurse will want on the shelf closest at hand, opened at those moments of reflection where challenges to find compassion and questions of caring might overwhelm.’
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Summary of contents
- Introduction: Compassion in nursing – the key to caring
- Empathy and sensitivity
- Dignity and respect
- Listening and responding
- Diversity and cultural competence
- Choice and priorities
- Empowerment and advocacy
- Conclusion: Compassion in nursing – the way forward