Experiences of nurses and other health workers participating in a reflective course on compassion-based careCitation formats

  • External authors:
  • Ian Wilson
  • Jodie McCarthy
  • Ian Hall
  • Brenda Crossley
  • Paula Adshead
  • Vanessa Shaw
  • Trish Dwyer

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Experiences of nurses and other health workers participating in a reflective course on compassion-based care. / Donald, Graeme; Wilson, Ian; McCarthy, Jodie; Hall, Ian; Crossley, Brenda; Adshead, Paula; Shaw, Vanessa; Dunne, Ross; Dwyer, Trish.

In: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), Vol. 28, No. 15, 08.08.2019, p. 1020-1025.

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Donald, G, Wilson, I, McCarthy, J, Hall, I, Crossley, B, Adshead, P, Shaw, V, Dunne, R & Dwyer, T 2019, 'Experiences of nurses and other health workers participating in a reflective course on compassion-based care', British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), vol. 28, no. 15, pp. 1020-1025. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.15.1020

APA

Donald, G., Wilson, I., McCarthy, J., Hall, I., Crossley, B., Adshead, P., Shaw, V., Dunne, R., & Dwyer, T. (2019). Experiences of nurses and other health workers participating in a reflective course on compassion-based care. British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 28(15), 1020-1025. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.15.1020

Vancouver

Donald G, Wilson I, McCarthy J, Hall I, Crossley B, Adshead P et al. Experiences of nurses and other health workers participating in a reflective course on compassion-based care. British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing). 2019 Aug 8;28(15):1020-1025. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.15.1020

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Donald, Graeme ; Wilson, Ian ; McCarthy, Jodie ; Hall, Ian ; Crossley, Brenda ; Adshead, Paula ; Shaw, Vanessa ; Dunne, Ross ; Dwyer, Trish. / Experiences of nurses and other health workers participating in a reflective course on compassion-based care. In: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing). 2019 ; Vol. 28, No. 15. pp. 1020-1025.

Bibtex

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title = "Experiences of nurses and other health workers participating in a reflective course on compassion-based care",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: the risk of compassion fatigue in healthcare staff is real, especially when considering the current financial pressures. A course in compassion-based care (CBC) was delivered to mental health staff at a hospital in north-west England, with the intention of rehabilitating ward culture and, subsequently, improving patient experience.AIMS: to explore staff experiences of participating in the CBC course.METHODS: a qualitative study using semi-structured interviews with participants (n=12) was conducted. All staff attending the course were eligible and were invited to participate. Interview transcripts were thematically analysed.FINDINGS: five themes characterising participant experience emerged from the data: meeting a need; creating the space; reorientation; prioritising self-care; and influencing team dynamics. Data overwhelmingly indicated the success of the CBC course.CONCLUSION: the CBC course appeared to have a profound effect on participants; it should be considered for further rollout and evaluation.",
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