IN THE FAITH & NURSING CONFERENCE SERIES
THINK DEEPLY. ACT JUSTLY. CARE GENEROUSLY. TWU NURSING
Person-centeredness—the ideal that the person is at the center of the care they receive—is widely referenced in healthcare. According to World Health Organization*, this means putting the comprehensive needs of people and communities, not only diseases, at the center of health systems, and empowering people to have a more active role in their own health. Yet, moving from ideal to integration remains a challenge. How might persons and institutions characterized by faith contribute to the conceptualization and enactment of person-centeredness?
At this symposium, esteemed plenary speakers, healthcare professionals and students, and members of the public will explore the underpinnings and applications of person-centeredness, as it relates to topics such as the human experiences of well-being, emotions, pain, and suffering; spiritual caregiving and whole-person care; family caregivers and the circle of care; health ethics and human rights; quality of life assessments; healthcare leadership and system transformation; and community and global health.
Please consider joining us for what promises to be another remarkable forum for collegial and scholarly exchange.
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