The Power of Empathy

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Lecture Overview

Are you nursing with your head or your heart? The delivery of task and protocol-oriented care can often leave us losing sight of our core care intentions. In this talk, Geoffrey Ahern will prompt you to re-examine the power of empathy and connecting with patients and their personal stories.

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Geoffrey Ahern View profile
Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician with the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the North West Mental Health Team, and director of the Informed Mind Consultancy education service. Geoffrey has experience in emergency, trauma and psychiatric nursing, as well as rural nursing and alcohol and drug counselling. Geoffrey has a passion for education, from individual mentoring to tertiary lecturing, and is interested in the intersections between mental health and nutrition.
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CPD time20m
First Published21 November 2017
Updated20 November 2017
Expires
28 February 2024
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Topics
Ethics
Community Nursing
Communication
Professional Development
Professional Issues