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Empathy Development Through Case Study and Simulation
Nurse Educator
  • Heidi A. Mennenga, South Dakota State University; University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Susan Bassett, South Dakota State University
  • Elizabeth Pasquariello, South Dakota State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-1-2016
Keywords
  • case study,
  • empathy,
  • nurse-patient relationship,
  • nursing student,
  • simulation
Disciplines
Abstract
Because empathy is integral to the nurse-patient relationship, nurse educators are challenged to explore teaching strategies that may aid in the development of empathy among students. The purpose of this study was to determine whether consistent exposure to a single patient through case study and simulation had an impact on empathy levels in senior-level baccalaureate nursing students. Results provide interesting conclusions for faculty members and offer a basis for ongoing discussion.
DOI of Published Version
10.1097/NNE.0000000000000226
Rights
Copyright © 2016 Walters Kluwer Health
Citation Information
Heidi A. Mennenga, Susan Bassett and Elizabeth Pasquariello. "Empathy Development Through Case Study and Simulation" Nurse Educator Vol. 41 Iss. 3 (2016) p. 139 - 142
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/heidi-mennenga/1/