Kindness, Humanity, and Respect
These core values of health care must be safeguarded in our time-pressured world. Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care system.
2024 Dignity in Care Online Training Workshop – Registration Now Open
The Dignity in Care Online Training Workshop is a 3-day workshop that will take place September 10th, 17th and 23rd, 2024. Designed to enhance the human side of healthcare, this 3-day workshop focuses on the role and application of dignity in all aspects of clinical practice. The research, assessment tools, and clinical applications of dignity conserving care will be examined during Day 1, while Day 2 and Day 3 provide a detailed look at the clinical application of Dignity Therapy. If you are looking to expand your ability to care for patients as people, to reconnect with why you chose to work in healthcare in the first place, or to broaden your community of like-minded clinicians, this is the workshop for you.
New Book Release – Dignity in Care
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The Human Side of Medicine by Harvey Max Chochinov
“Dignity in Care illuminates the tenets of authentic human caring […] It is such an important contribution to the field of medicine.”
Ira Byock, MD, Active Emeritus Professor, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine; Author of Dying Well and The Best Care Possible
“The book speaks to all disciplines and is a tribute to Dr. Chochinov’s very distinguished career and to his enduring contribution to advance understanding of the concept of dignity and why it is so critical in these challenging times. It is vital reading for novices to experts.”
Betty Ferrell PhD, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN, City of Hope Medical Center
Kindness, humanity, and respect. These core values of health care must be safeguarded in our time-pressured world. Dignity in Care provides practical ideas and tools to support a culture of compassion and respect throughout the health care system.
Dignity in Care is based on 25 years of research by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov in collaboration with progressive researchers from Australia, England and the United States.
COVID-19 has affected healthcare in profound and unprecedented ways, distorting the experiences of patients and healthcare professionals (HCPs) alike. One area that has received little attention is how COVID-19 affected HCPs caring for dying patients. The goal of this study…
The acknowledgment and promotion of dignity is commonly viewed as the cornerstone of person-centered care. Although the preservation of dignity is often highlighted as a key tenet of palliative care provision, the concept of dignity and its implications for practice…
Patients with cancer at the end of life may suffer from high psychological distress, a sense of demoralization, and a lack of dignity related to their medical condition. The This Is ME (TIME) Questionnaire and the Patient Dignity Question (PDQ)…