Interpersonal Communication in Nursing

By

  • Roger Ellis, BSc, CertEd MEd, DipStudCouns, Independent Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Trainer, Lincoln, UK
  • Bob Gates, MSc, BEd(Hons), DipN, RNMH, RMN, CertEd, RNT, Head of Learning Disability, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Berkshire, UK
  • Neil Kenworthy, MBA, BEd, RGN, RMN, Formerly Director of PNK Associates, Lincoln, UK

Good communication is fundamental to effective nursing and this text interweaves theoretical concepts of communication into the analysis of everyday nursing situations. This approach makes material interesting and has the added benefit of encouraging reflective practice. Readers will be better able to make sense of face-to-face communication and know how their interactions can be improved.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2003
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07270-3


Table of Contents

1 - Defining communication. 2 - The person in communication. 3 - Social factors affecting communication. 4 - Psychological Factors affecting communication. 5 - Improving communication. 6 - Communicating in support groups. 7 - The counselling relationship. 8 - The mentoring relationship. 9 - Communication and clinical supervision. 10 - Communication and leadership. 11 - Communication with the wider world