A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals book cover

A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals

This new textbook is designed to provide students with all the necessary tools to effectively communicate with patients and other health care professionals. With its easy-to-read style, it is loaded with useful tips to help students engage into the practice of communication. It presents condensed amounts of content for learning the basic principles and then integrating elements such as case scenarios, questions, or hints and tips to encourage application of those principles into real-life situations.

Book, 272 Pages

Published: January 2006

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3479-5


  • 1. Introduction to Communication: Building the Framework
    2. Challenges to Communication: Overcoming the Barriers
    3. Gathering Information: Learning About the Patient
    4. Education Patients: Teaching Patients to Help Themselves
    5. Communicating Wellness: What Does It Take to be Healthy?
    6. Communication Through the Grief Process: When Words are Not Enough
    7. Written Communication: It’s More Than Just Words
    8. Communicating in the Workplace: It’s More Than Just Patients
    9. Communicating to Get the Job You Want: Four Key Tools

    Common Spanish Phrases


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