Teaching Whole Person Care: Elephants in the Room

This supplement issue is devoted entirely to the 5th International Congress on Whole Person Care (19-22 October, 2023) and includes all accepted abstracts for oral presentations and posters that were presented at this conference.

Published: 2024-01-29

Using the serious illness conversation guide to improve the quality of life of hematology-oncology patients: a pilot study

Victoria Korsos, Saima Ahmed, Sheena Heslip, Chantal Cassis, Vasiliki Bitzas, Sarit Assouline


Simulating a situation of homelessness: nursing students' perceptions of learning through virtual embodiment

Niki Soilis, Elizabeth Anne Kinsella, Francoise Filion, Jason Harley, Farhan Bhanji, Fernanda Claudio, Laurence Roy, Vivetha Thambinathan, Nadja Benmohamed


The art and skills of compassion in practice

Margie Sills-Maerov, Sofia Valanci


Mindfulness and therapeutic relationships: insights from a phenomenological study of occupational therapists' practices

Kirsten Smith, Elizabeth Anne Kinsella, Sheila Moodie, Lisa McCorquodale, Gail Teachman


“I get to know them as a whole person”: family physician stories of proximity to patients experiencing social inequity

Monica Molinaro, Katrina Shen, Gina Agarwal, Gabrielle Inglis, Meredith Vanstone


Narrative medicine and narrative practice: partners in the creation of meaning

Miriam Colleran, Claire L. Donohoe, Anna Beug, Corina Bruekel, John Launer


Ethical challenges for children undergoing surgery: Evaluation of graduate nursing students' learning

Ariane Gautrin, Argerie Tsimicalis, Yi Wen Wang, Raissa Passos dos Santos, Franco A. Carnevale, Amanda Cervantes, Katherine Logue


Reflections on teaching mindfulness to teenagers: from research to clinic

Mariana Smith, Camille Piguet, Russia Hà-Vinh-Leuchter , Arnaud Merglen


Medical students as whole persons – tending to the elephants in clinical practice training

J. Donald Boudreau, Edvin Schei, Eivind Valestrand, Hannah Gillespie, Beth Whelan, Elizabeth Anne Kinsella, Hilde Grimstad, Monika Kvernenes, Terese Stenfors


Culturally-adapted resilience-building curriculum for medical students: a comprehensive approach at Showa University School of Medicine, Japan

Shizuma Tsuchiya, Edward Barroga, Atsuko Furuta, Makiko Arima, Hiroaki Ogata, Eriko Goto, Tsuyoshi Oshiro, Miki Izumi


Sunset haematology: improving the end-of-life journey for patients and caregivers, in patients with haematologic malignancies

Philip Rowlings, Alison Chandler, Nina Vogel, Phillip Collard, Allison Boyes, Robert Gale


Minds unravelling

Kathleen Lefevre