Faculty Book: Vidette Todaro-Franceschi

Vidette Todaro-Franceschi
Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing, Second Edition: Enhancing Professional Quality of Life
(Springer Publishing Company, 2019)

photo of book: Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Nursing, Second Edition: Enhancing Professional Quality of LifeIn this second edition of her seminal text, Dr. Todaro-Franceschi offers new insights on professional quality of life, incorporating current practice, research literature, and examples to show how contentment and happiness of the nursing workforce is related to quality of care. The book provides practical strategies for dealing with a myriad of issues, including compassion fatigue, burnout, moral distress, caring for the dying, PTSD, and workplace violence. This resource will help empower nurses so they can create a more compassionate work environment.Written by an acknowledged expert in end of life education, professional quality of life, and clinical leadership, the text addresses the complex nature of well-being in the nursing workforce. Supported by research but written from a holistic and personal perspective, the text includes case studies and exercises that will help the reader to identify negative patterns and explore ways to find purpose in one’s life.

Todaro-Franceschi is a professor of nursing at The Graduate Center and the College of Staten Island,

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Submitted on: MAR 28, 2019

Category: Faculty Books | Nursing Science