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Vicarious trauma a ticking timebomb: report

Vicarious trauma cannot be wished away. That’s the reminder from the authors of a new report that explored the issue in a frontline community services setting. “It needs to be managed, worked through and monitored by workers and clients alike," ...

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Virtual museum to inspire empathy in healthcare

A team of academics at UTS in Sydney are leading a first-of-its-kind ‘Virtual Empathy Museum’ (VEM) – an innovative digital resource funded by an Australian Technology Network of Universities grant. The museum is a collection of educational resources that health ...

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Where is the compassion

In the past decades greater value has been placed upon intellectual focus and skill acquisition in nursing education. But has it been to the detriment of caring? Although empathy is widely accepted and expected to be a central component of ...

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