Thursday, October 27, 2011

Research Explores Use of Role Play and Fabric Art with Medical Students in End of Life Care

The International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice IJCAIP is pleased to announce new peer reviewed research has just been published in November Issue # 10.

The November issue titled "The Fabric of Understanding, Medical Education, Fabric Art and End of Life Care, features research contributed by Andre Smith from The Department of Sociology, University of Victoria and explores the experiences of first and second year medical students who participated in a learning intervention that used fabric art and role playing to foster empathy in end of life care. The intervention draws on artwork by artist Deidre Scherer who depicts dying, death and grief in her work.