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Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing [electronic resource] : Enhancing Professional Quality of Life

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780826109774Publication details: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9780826109781
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing : Enhancing Professional Quality of LifeDDC classification:
  • 616.8521002461
LOC classification:
  • BF481
  • RC266
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Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword Diana J. Mason, RN, PhD, FAAN; Foreword Nessa Coyle, RN, ACHPN, PhD, FAAN; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1 Professional Quality of Life; 1. Introduction: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; 2. Transforming Both Health and Care; Part 2 Unity, Purpose, and the Good: An Ethic of Caring; 3. Compassion and Contentment: Being Heartful; 4. Values and Excellences in Nursing; 5. The ART of Reaffirming Purpose; Part 3 The Bad and the Ugly: Compassion Fatigue and Burnout; 6. A Heavy Heart Hurts; 7. I Know What I Ought to Do!
8. Burnt Out and Seemingly HeartlessPart 4 Facing Death; 9. Being Prepared to Care for the Dying; 10. Shared Horrors and Aching, Breaking Hearts; Part 5 Beating the Odds; 11. Cultivating Collective Mindful Awareness; 12. Imagine It and Actualize It; Appendix A: ProQOL Version 5 (Stamm, 2009-2011); Appendix B: PPACD R-I (Todaro-Franceschi, 2010); Resources; References; Index
Summary: Compassion fatigue afflicts nurses working in all caring environments and has become a serious issue in health care institutions nationwide. This is the only book to specifically address this challenge and the related syndrome of burnout in nursing. It presents a unique healing model designed to identify, treat and, where possible, avert compassion fatigue with holistic strategies and action plans that help cultivate a healthier, more satisfying work environment. The volume addresses risk factors for and manifestations of compassion fatigue, burnout, and other related experiences such as PTS,
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword Diana J. Mason, RN, PhD, FAAN; Foreword Nessa Coyle, RN, ACHPN, PhD, FAAN; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1 Professional Quality of Life; 1. Introduction: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; 2. Transforming Both Health and Care; Part 2 Unity, Purpose, and the Good: An Ethic of Caring; 3. Compassion and Contentment: Being Heartful; 4. Values and Excellences in Nursing; 5. The ART of Reaffirming Purpose; Part 3 The Bad and the Ugly: Compassion Fatigue and Burnout; 6. A Heavy Heart Hurts; 7. I Know What I Ought to Do!

8. Burnt Out and Seemingly HeartlessPart 4 Facing Death; 9. Being Prepared to Care for the Dying; 10. Shared Horrors and Aching, Breaking Hearts; Part 5 Beating the Odds; 11. Cultivating Collective Mindful Awareness; 12. Imagine It and Actualize It; Appendix A: ProQOL Version 5 (Stamm, 2009-2011); Appendix B: PPACD R-I (Todaro-Franceschi, 2010); Resources; References; Index

Compassion fatigue afflicts nurses working in all caring environments and has become a serious issue in health care institutions nationwide. This is the only book to specifically address this challenge and the related syndrome of burnout in nursing. It presents a unique healing model designed to identify, treat and, where possible, avert compassion fatigue with holistic strategies and action plans that help cultivate a healthier, more satisfying work environment. The volume addresses risk factors for and manifestations of compassion fatigue, burnout, and other related experiences such as PTS,