Tools for Health Professionals

to Cultivate and Sustain Compassion

Online programs for Caregivers and First Responders,

Accessible to anyone with a desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone.

Instructor’s Materials.

For leading programs on site to a group of professionals.

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Online browser-based programs for professionals to cultivate and sustain compassion

An Online personalized, immersive multimedia experience, designed for busy professionals to take on their own time.

This 8 hour CE acredited course is as much an adventure as a course, and a radical innovation in stress reduction—it reduces your stress as you learn.

An online video for new health professionals and a refresher on the fundamentals for experienced staff.

This inspiring and insightful video introduces and demonstrates compassion as a skill that everyone can practice – with examples that illustrate precisely what is meant by “compassion.”

This online video shows how compassion is applied to resolve tough conversations.

You learn how to:

  • Turn a difficult conversation into a discovery conversation.
  • Identify three layers of a difficult conversation.
  • Recognize pivotal moments when conversations can turn around.
This series would enlighten not only physicians and nurses, but has a place as a cornerstone of education for the entire multi-disciplinary team.

P.J. Woods, PhD, MBA, RN
Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico College of Nursing

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In-person turn-key programs to cultivate and sustain compassion in hospitals and organizations

Volume 1:
The Medicine of Compassion

Core Skills for the Human Side of Health Care.
Four foundational principles for treating patients with compassion.
Volume 2:
Compassion in Action
Being Effective in Emotionally Difficult Conversations.
How to treat patients with compassion under difficult circumstances.

Volume 3:
Oxygen for Caregivers

Guarding Against Burnout, sustaining Compassion.
The practices and perspectives that experienced professionals use to safeguard their quality of life and capacity to care to treat patients with compassion under difficult circumstances.
The Cultivating Compassion and Oxygen for Caregivers series gives leaders a powerful tool to build a culture of compassion and well-being. When combined, our three DVD-based training programs become a transformational course that produces lasting behavioral change in the way people interact with one another. The result is a culture of compassion in which staff and patients thrive. Here is a course that builds the skills that consistently produce the experience of compassion, even under difficult circumstances, while sustaining the caregiver’s capacity to care year after year.

Benefits your organization can expect from the Cultivating Compassion and Oxygen for Caregivers series:

  • Improved patient satisfaction scores
  • Better staff performance and job satisfaction
  • Marked improvement in staff morale and teamwork
  • Reduced turnover and the retention of your best people
  • Improved patient safety
  • Rapid service recovery when things go wrong
  • Conservation of organizational resources
  • Less absenteeism
  • Reduced risk of litigation
  • Better word-of-mouth about your organization

For the instructor:

  • Starting a crucial conversation in a non-threatening way.
  • Your team will remember that you care about them, professionally and personally.
  • Inspire and make a lasting difference in the quality of life for those you
  • work with or teach, as well as those they serve.