Interpersonal Communication in Nursing - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780443072703

Interpersonal Communication in Nursing

2nd Edition

Authors: Roger Ellis Bob Gates Neil Kenworthy
Paperback ISBN: 9780443072703
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 11th June 2003
Page Count: 200

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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.

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


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About the Author

Roger Ellis

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Trainer, Lincoln, UK

Bob Gates

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Learning Disability, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Berkshire, UK

Neil Kenworthy

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Director of PNK Associates, Lincoln, UK