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University of Virginia School of Nursing

17th Annual Celebration of Reflective & Creative Writing

The call is open for this year's writing contest. Share YOUR stories about the senses and experiences of compassion.

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University of Virginia School of Nursing

Meet the first 'Wisdom in Nursing' Cohort

While each comes with personal experiences that motivated their participation, each student is united in purpose: To help those who need it.

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University of Virginia School of Nursing

Vicious - Winner of the 2018 Compassion in Healthcare essay contest

What happened when Cunningham met patient Abdul, 17 - belly swollen and body ravaged by a wasting disease - in a Rohingya refugee camp in Myanmar?

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University of Virginia School of Nursing

Teaching Resilience

With activities from yoga and meditation to T'ai Chi and clowning, UVA's Compassionate Care Initiative aims to promote nurses' self-care to better patient care.

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We support nurses, physicians, allied health workers, and students by teaching resilience and compassion in health care through educational and experiential programs.

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