Creative Arts in Humane Medicine

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Brush Education, Jan 24, 2014 - Medical - 240 pages
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Creative Arts in Humane Medicine is a book for medical educators, practitioners, students and those in the allied health professions who wish to learn how the arts can contribute toward a more caring and empathic approach to medicine. Topical research and inspiring real-life accounts from international innovators in the field of humanistic medicine show how the creative arts in varied forms can contribute toward greater learning and understanding in medicine, as well as improved health and quality of life for patients and practitioners.

 

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Contents

EDUCATING FOR EMPATHY THROUGH THE ARTS
1
THE ARTS AND PRACTITIONER SELFCARE
55
NAVIGATING WITH NARRATIVE THROUGH LIFE EXPERIENCE
125
THE CREATIVE ARTS IN ACTION FOR CHANGE IN HEALTH
163
Contributors
205
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Cheryl L. McLean is an independent scholar and publisher of The International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice (IJCAIP). A leading contributor to the field of the creative arts in interdisciplinary research, she has been a keynote speaker, lecturer and workshop facilitator at conferences and events across North America.

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