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The art of empathy to become a better healthcare professional
 

The art of empathy to become a better healthcare professional

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A new play about nurse-patient interactions is helping nursing students take a serious look at how they can stay empathetic despite gruelling work schedules and long hours. Can art help improve patient care?
 
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1 Jan 2017 - General
 
Often times people are confused between sympathy and empathy. Empathy must be used in the healthcare set up wherein defined as putting yourself in some other shoe. Many healthcare professionals possess this kind of skill but there are also those who does not. We, nurses which are considered as the first line of defense in giving care to the patients must always be firm, be patient and understanding with the needs of those who are needy. This will bring up our image not just as givers of care but...
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