Compassion is a topical issue in clinical nursing practice, nurse education and policy, but a review of the literature reveals that nursing students’ experiences of compassionate care receives little attention. In this three-part series David Hunter and colleagues explore compassion in emergency departments (EDs) from nursing students’ point of view. Part one provides findings of a professional doctorate study of nursing students’ experiences of compassionate care in EDs, part two explores the barriers to compassionate care in this clinical setting that emerged from the study, and part three considers factors that enable and support compassionate care provision in EDs.
Emergency Nurse. doi: 10.7748/en.2018.e1774Citation
Hunter D, McCallum J, Howes D (2018) Compassion in emergency departments. Part 1: nursing students’ perspectives. Emergency Nurse. doi: 10.7748/en.2018.e1774Peer review
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The authors would like to thank the 15 nursing students who participated in this study
Published online: 20 June 2018
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