The concepts of empathy and care are the subject of numerous publications that testify to a surge in interest in the subject. What are the possibilities of teaching empathy to medical and nursing students? A proposed definition and a literature review can be developed to identify the effects of empathy in care and the opportunities for teaching empathy to students and practicing professionals.
Keywords: emotion; empathie; empathy; enseignement; humanism; humanisme; student; teaching; émotion; étudiant.
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