Can compassion be taught? A medical students' compassion discourse

Victoria Cathie, Katie Whan, Julia Montgomery, Claire Martin, Charlotte Ramage

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Universities of Brighton, Surrey and the Brighton and Sussex Medical School responded to a regional bid to provide compassion awareness training to the local health care workforce. An appreciative inquiry methodology was used to develop a toolkit which included a number of different activities focussed on the following pillars. Appreciate (best of what has been), imagine (what might be), determine (what should be) and finally create (what will be). One of the toolkit resources focussed on seeking and celebrating acts of compassion.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jun 2017

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