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Mindful Medical Practitioners : A Guide for Clinicians and Educators

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Patricia Lynn Dobkin, Craig Stephen Hassed. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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Following up on Mindful Medical Practice, this book describes in detail how mindfulness is being taught to medical students, residents, practicing physicians, and allied health care professionals. Steps to set up and integrate programs into curricula are featured and educators' questions concerning practical aspects of doing this work are addressed. The argument on how to promote the kinds of leadership and cultural changes necessary are also discussed along with the many challenges facing heal…
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Author
Dobkin, Patricia Lynn
Other Authors
Hassed, Craig Stephen
Responsibility
Patricia Lynn Dobkin, Craig Stephen Hassed
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 118 p.)
ISBN
9783319310664
9783319310640 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Clinical Competence
Mindfulness - education
Abstract
Following up on Mindful Medical Practice, this book describes in detail how mindfulness is being taught to medical students, residents, practicing physicians, and allied health care professionals. Steps to set up and integrate programs into curricula are featured and educators' questions concerning practical aspects of doing this work are addressed. The argument on how to promote the kinds of leadership and cultural changes necessary are also discussed along with the many challenges facing health professionals in multiple settings. Mindful Medical Practitioners is an invaluable resource that raises interest, provides a rationale and details how to integrate mindfulness into clinical work and serves as a guide for those qualified to teach it.
Contents
Why Teach Mindfulness to Clinicians? -- Scientific Underpinnings and Evidence Pertaining to Mindfulness -- Applied Mindfulness in Medicine -- How Mindfulness Has Been Integrated Into Three Medical School Curriculums -- Steps for Starting and Sustaining Programs -- Program Delivery -- Educating Teachers -- Future Directions, Culture and Caveats for Mindfulness in Medical Settings.
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