Toward a Nursing Theory of Compassion Energy
Repository Posting Date2017-10-25T15:27:39Z
Author(s)Dunn, Dorothy J.
Author DetailsDorothy J. Dunn, PhD, School of Nursing, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationLambda Omicron
To care compassionately is thought to be inherent in nursing practice. There is an energy field experienced as vigor that is created within patient suffering and nurse's compassion. Nurses who self-generate vigor as compassion energy find meaning in caring for others.