The role of professional education in developing compassionate practitioners: a mixed methods study exploring the perceptions xof health professionals and pre-registration students.

@article{Bray2014TheRO,
  title={The role of professional education in developing compassionate practitioners: a mixed methods study exploring the perceptions xof health professionals and pre-registration students.},
  author={Lucy Bray and Mary R O'Brien and Jennifer A Kirton and Kate Zubairu and Angela Christiansen},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  year={2014},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={480-6}
}
Compassionate practice is a public expectation and a core health professional value. However, in the face of growing public and professional unease about a perceived absence of compassion in health care it is essential that the role of education in developing compassionate practitioners is fully understood. The aim of this study was to explore qualified health professionals' and pre-registration students' understanding of compassion and the role of health professional education in promoting… CONTINUE READING