Background and Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the phenomena of offering and receiving 3C (care, concern, and compassion) experiences of life, based on emphasizing the cultivation of life education in nursing education Methods: Quality research was applied in this study; subjects were researchers and 12 nursing students The learning and application of 3Cs was emphasized in a master s course entitled Nursing theory in general and specialties and the workshop was one of the teaching methods employed. In this study, students shared their experiences with offering and receiving 3C experiences in their lives, and wrote down their reflections and thoughts. The written reports were collected and analyzed by content analysis. Results: Results identified the bitter events which induced physical, psychological, or role aspects of the suffering experience; however, through the help of other people, the students obtained love and wisdom Conclusions: The findings demonstrate that utilization of the 3Cs to offer and receive experiences of bitter events can transform the bitterness into a learning mechanism of love and wisdom. These results will provide important references for the continued development of the fundamental theory and strategies of life education in nursing, and the enhancement of in depth self understanding and service to others.
|Original language||Traditional Chinese|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
- offering and receiving
- bitter experience
- love and wisdom