Communication - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729578592

Communication

1st Edition

Core Interpersonal Skills for Health Professionals

Authors: Gjyn O'Toole
eBook ISBN: 9780729578592
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 1st October 2008

Description

This text introduces health sciences students to the various interpersonal communication skills that are commonly used within health settings to establish relationships with clients and fellow professionals, and improve therapeutic outcomes. It focuses on developing self awareness and skills for use in health settings and covers the types of scenarios commonly encountered in health settings that are rarely covered in generic professional communication texts. Perspectives and examples are drawn from a wide range of health professions. The book includes activities that will enable students to reflect on their experiences and practice using the skills.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone Australia 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729578592

About the Author

Gjyn O'Toole

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia