Reflection and critical thinking of humanistic care in medical education

Shu Jen Shiau, Chung Hey Chen

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The purpose of this paper is to stress the importance and learning issues of humanistic care in medical education. This article will elaborate on the following issues: (1) introduction; (2) reflection and critical thinking; (3) humanistic care; (4) core values and teaching strategies in medical education; and (5) learning of life cultivation. Focusing on a specific approach used in humanistic care, it does so for the purpose of allowing the health professional to understand and apply the concepts of humanistic value in their services.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-372
Number of pages6
JournalKaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jul

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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