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Communication Skills For Adult, Sc : UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Health & Social Welfare - Abayomi McEwen

Communication Skills For Adult, Sc

UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Health & Social Welfare

Paperback Published: 1st September 2010
ISBN: 9780335237487
Number Of Pages: 192

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""This book is a real gem - useful not only for nurses, but for all healthcare professionals, students and educators wanting to develop their communication skills. One is reminded that it is not always about 'what' is said, but 'how' it is said. This book will be a great resource for those advocating interprofessional working, while keeping the patient's perspective in the reader's mind throughout."
Dr Susanne Lindqvist, Senior Lecturer in Interprofessional Education, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

" An essential guide for all nurses

With an emphasis on practical application, this lively and accessible guide will help nurses to hone and develop their communication skills. Full of examples from both a patient and a nurse perspective, the book covers: Barriers to communication Communication in teams The patient's perspective Making good use of email and phone Managing difficult conversations How good communication underpins the essence of care Examples of both good and poor practice, taken from the real-life experiences of the authors, are included to encourage reflection and integration of theory and practice. The book includes common scenarios, activity points and suggestions for practice, to give nurses the tools to continue to develop and apply effective communication skills.

"Communication Skills for Adult Nurses" will support both student nurses learning their craft and also offer a suitable handy reference for qualified nurses undertaking continuing professional development, or acting as mentors.

Contributors: Bernard Anderson, Jayne Crow, Graham Harris, Vivian Jellis, Mary Northrop, Paula Sobiechowska, Jill Toocaram

The editors and contributorsp. vii
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Communication: fundamental skillsp. 1
Communicating with adult patients: beyond the fundamentalsp. 23
Communication: the essence of carep. 37
Using technology to communicatep. 54
Effective communication in teamsp. 72
Communicating with diverse groupsp. 90
Communicating in challenging situationsp. 107
Communication in learning and teachingp. 123
Legal and ethical dimensions in communicationp. 143
Afterwordp. 160
Further readingp. 161
Useful resourcesp. 162
Indexp. 163
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ISBN: 9780335237487
ISBN-10: 0335237487
Series: UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Health & Social Welfare
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st September 2010
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1