The Research Centre for Transcultural Studies in Health has launched its Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Culturally Competent Compassion, and is now taking enrolments.
This is an open access, free course beginning 20 October 2014 and lasting three weeks, plus one week for assessments for those who wish to obtain a certificate of attendance.
This taster MOOC will explore the following questions:
The course will provide the opportunity for attendees to network, share experiences and discuss aspects of compassion from different cultural perspectives, as well as meet experts who focus on compassion in healthcare. The course will stimulate the need for reflection and contemplation on personal values and practices and a desire to continue to learn how to reach deeper levels of compassion.
The MOOC is open to nurses and other health professionals, as well as anyone interested in compassion. For more information and how to register. follow the link: https://openeducation.blackboard.com/middlesexuniversity