Education & CPD

Exploring the Culture of Compassion in Care

5.5NMBI CEUs

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  •   Date: Tuesday, 03 October 2017
  •   Registration: Tuesday, 03 October 2017 09:45
  •   Start: Tuesday, 03 October 2017 10:00
  •   End: Tuesday, 03 October 2017 16:00
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7

Description

This course aims to explore the key components of compassion in care. Compassion is a core value of quality of nursing and midwifery practice and is valued and expected by patients and by the public. This course will provide information and guidance on the general principles of compassion as well as the key principles relating to a culture of compassion in care.  It will enhance participants’ knowledge on the importance of compassion and will provide practical strategies for promoting a culture of compassion in clinical practice. Topics which will be explored include; defining compassion, the importance of compassion, creating a culture of compassionate care, leadership in delivering compassionate care and compassion fatigue. Challenges that may inhibit the delivery of compassion in practice will also be explored.  The theory of compassion in care will be presented and there will be group work to facilitate participants to apply knowledge gained.
  • Tuesday, 03 October 2017

  • 09:45
    Registration
  • 10:00
    Introduction and Objectives
  • 10:15
    Definitions and Importance of Compassion
  • 10:45
    Developing Compassion in Care and Key Components of Compassionate Care
  • 11:15
    Tea/Coffee
  • 11:30
    Creating a Culture of Compassion in Care
  • 12:00
    Leadership in Delivering Compassionate Care
  • 12:30
    Compassion Fatigue
  • 13:00
    Lunch
  • 14:15
    Exploring Compassion in Practice
  • 15:45
    Questions and Evaluation
  • 16:00
    End
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e: library@inmo.ie, t: 01 6640614

  1. Day, H., (2015) ‘The meaning of compassion’, British Journal of Nursing, PP.342-343.

  2. Dewar, B., (2013) Cultivating Compassionate Care, Nursing Standard, pp.48-55..

  3. NHS, (2014) Compassion in Practice, Two years on; experience matters ,London, NHS England, Nursing Directorate.

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