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Compassion fatigue and burnout in nursing : enhancing professional quality of life / Vidette Todaro-Franceschi.

Author/Creator:
Todaro-Franceschi, Vidette, author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 305 pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Nurses -- Psychology.
Burn out (Psychology)
Nurses -- Job stress.
Medical subjects:
Nurses -- psychology.
Philosophy, Nursing.
Empathy.
Burnout, Professional -- psychology.
Burnout, Professional -- prevention & control.
Quality of Life.
Summary:
In the second edition of her seminal text, Dr. Todaro-Franceschi offers new insights on professional quality of life, incorporating current practice, research literature, and examples to show how contentment and happiness of the nursing workforce are related to quality of care. The book provides practical strategies for dealing with a myriad of issues, including compassion fatigue, burnout, moral distress, caring for the dying, PTSD, and workplace violence. This resource will help empower nurses they can create a more compassionate work environment. Supported by research but written from a holistic and personal perspective, the text includes case studies and exercises that will help the reader to identify negative patterns and explore ways to find purpose in one's life. -- From publisher's description.
Contents:
The good, the bad and the ugly of a nurse's professional quality of life
Transforming both health and care
Compassion and contentment : being heartful and happy at work
Values and excellences in nursing
The art of reaffirming purpose : a healing model for carers
Compassion fatigue : a heavy heart hurts
Moral distress : I know what I ought to do
Burnt out and seemingly heartless
Bullying and incivility in nursing : an oxymoron
Being prepared to care for the dying
Being traumatized : shared horrors and aching, breaking hearts
Move it on up! : rebooting the mindset in nursing education
Cultivating collective mindful awareness : a leadership agenda
Imagine and actualize the power of nursing.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780826155191
0826155197
9780826155214
9780826136640
0826136648
OCLC:
1060577411
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