Model Assessment Compassion Communication MMHT Patient Safety MOOC Tools Glossary Community

Toolkit 1: Ways of teaching/learning compassion in health care

Author Middlesex University, UK
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1. Exploring compassion

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  • Articulate the need for the focus on compassion in current nursing practice;Discuss the meaning of compassion from different viewpoints: your own, patients and their families'; colleagues' viewpoints;
  • Reflect on your own practice in relation to the provision of compassionate care that is safe and effective for a variety of different patients;
  • Identify strategies to nurture your own practice in this respect
Author EDUNET Organization, Romania
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2. Values of cultural compassionate care

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  • The tool is aiming to develop the culture of compassion for nurses and other healthcare professionals, in order to provide excellent health care and well-being of patients.
Author ROC Albeda College, Netherlands
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3.Transfer theory to practice

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  • This tool helps students to learn to respond with compassion towards others in situations where physical aggression plays a role, and to understand how that is based on awareness and compassion for one's own values and feelings
Author Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Italy
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4.The pilgrim

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  • Increase motivation
  • Develop competence and capabilities
  • Help health care workers to modify their behavior to be better in their profession
  • Go trough the tool the nurses will have reflected on the meaning of compassion and they will be able to put their knowledge into practice.
  • To be able to integrate patients in assistance
Author Volkssolidarit├Ąt Gera, Germany
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5.History tool

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  • The patient should feel comfortable and establish confidence to the nurse, so that the care/therapy could be successful. Only if the nurse knows his patient well, that means: preferences, his life history, peculiarity,wishes and so on, he could commit himself to the patient in care and could care in a compassionate way.
Author Marmara University Research and Training Hospital, Turkey
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6. Compassion in practice

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  • To learn the need of compassion in nursing
  • To be self awareness
  • To have compassionate care to patients
  • To have compassion satisfaction in this respect
  • To learn the importance of compassion in nursing practice
  • To understand the patient/client/family as a person
Key outputs

IENE 1, 2008-2010

  • Research report EN
  • PTT/IENE Model EN
  • Report of the survey EN
  • Good Practice Manual EN

IENE 2, 2010-2012

  • Transnational Report  EN
  • ToT methodology  EN  RO  FR  NL
  • Strategic Guide  EN
  • Final conference  EN
  • Brochure with project results  EN

IENE 3, 2013-2015

IENE 4, 2014-2016

  • Report on integrative literature reviews EN
  • Needs assessment report EN
  • An European model for the development of role models to promote and support culturally competent and compassionate care EN
  • Curriculum EN
  • Report of the Tools EN

IENE 5, 2015-2017

  • Needs assessment Report EN
  • Training Model EN RO IT EL DK
  • Curriculum EN
  • Handbook for MOOC facilitators EN
  • MOOC Best Practice Guide EN

IENE 6, 2016-2018

IENE 7, 2017-2019

IENE 8, 2018-2021

IENE 9, 2019-2021

IENE 10, 2020-2022

  • Download the project Outputs here.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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