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Vol. 14 No. 2 (2023): Art, fashion and environment. Contemporary itineraries among landscapes, curves, and epistemological bumps

Caring for the carer. Art and nature as mediators in the training of health professionals

agosto 17, 2023


Numerous researches have dealt with the exploration of artistic experiences as tools to improve patient compliance within the treatment process.However, the effectiveness of art, in its various forms of expression, in training healthcare professionals has rarely been examined. The contribution presents an experience involving the training of healthcare professionals in the realm of self-care through the use of various expressive channels: ranging from painting to music, and from cinema to sculpture. The training experience was complemented by qualitative research aimed at investigating the effectiveness of art-based teaching methods. Within the constraints of the sample analyzed, it becomes evident how art fosters a more profound and intricate reflection on one's personal and professional experiences.


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