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Professional Communication Skills for Nurses

This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Acclaimed for its strong theoretical framework and consistent organization, Arnold and Boggs' Interpersonal Relationships: Professional Communication Skills for Nurses, 6th Edition, remains the definitive resource in developing effective communication with clients, families, and colleagues in order to achieve treatment goals in health care. This two-time AJN Book of the Year award-winner is thoroughly updated and includes current references describing how to modify communications strategies for various populations and situations including children, the elderly, end of life, health teaching, stress, crisis, and colleagues. Two new chapters address issues in contemporary health care related to promoting health safety and supporting continuity of care. Not only does this book present proven communications strategies and principles in nursing, psychology, and related theoretical frameworks, but also it challenges you to apply these strategies and principles to numerous exercises and practical nursing case studies. Written in terms of the nurse-client relationship, the cutting-edge communications strategies presented are key for nursing students and professional nurses.

Book, 720 Pages

Published: November 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3686-7

Contents

  • PART I: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSE-CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS

    1. Theoretical Perspectives and Contemporary Issues

    2. Professional Guides to Action in Interpersonal Relationships

    3. Clinical Judgment: Applying Critical Thinking and Ethical Decision Making

    PART II: THE NURSE-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

    4. Self-Concept in the Nurse-Client Relationship

    5. Structuring the Relationship

    6. Bridges and Barriers in the Therapeutic Relationship

    7. Professional Nursing Roles in Therapeutic Relationships

    8. Communicating with Clients Experiencing Loss and Grief

    PART III: THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION

    9. Communication Styles

    10. Developing Therapeutic Communication Skills

    11. Intercultural Communication

    12. Communicating in Groups

    13. Communicating with Families

    14. Resolving Conflict Between Nurse and Client

    15. Health Promotion and Client Learning Needs

    16. Health Teaching in the Nurse-Client Relationship

    PART IV: RESPONDING TO SPECIAL NEEDS

    17. Communicating with Clients Experiencing Communication Deficits

    18. Communicating with Children

    19. Communicating with Older Adults

    20. Communicating with Clients in Stressful Situations

    21. Communicating with Clients in Crisis

    PART V: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES

    22. Communicating for a Safe Environment  NEW!

    23. Communicating with Other Health Professionals

    24. Communicating for Continuity of Care  NEW!

    25. Documentation in the Age of the Electronic Health Record

    26. Communication at the Point of Care: Application of e-Health Technologies

    Glossary

    Index

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