Interpersonal Relationships - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card): Professional Communication Skills for Nurses, 6e

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9781455736867: Interpersonal Relationships - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card): Professional Communication Skills for Nurses, 6e

    • Covers all mandated topics for nursing professionals, from beginning students to staff development in a variety of settings, including professional collaboration, health team communication, patient-centered care, safety, and hand-off communication.
    • Discusses nursing, behavioral, developmental, family, and communication theories, providing an essential foundation and a theoretical perspective of effective communication.
    • Offers basic concepts first, followed by applications with emphasis on assessment, providing a sound framework as you prepare for nurse-client interactions.
    • Experiential exercises offer the opportunity to practice, observe and critically evaluate your professional communication skills in a safe learning environment.
    • Critical Thinking Exercises promote critical thinking processes essential for effective communication in nursing practice.
    • Includes case examples throughout, creating empathy for clients' perspectives and needs.
    • Offers Ethical Dilemma and Developing an Evidence-Based Practice boxes in each chapter.
    • Describes how best to use the electronic health record for clear communication with current information on classification systems, standards of documentation, and telehealth technologies used in nursing.
    • Acknowledges humor, gender, and touch as important means of communication in interpersonal relationships.
    • Increases awareness of the issues involved in communicating with individuals of various stages of life, clients with special needs, and colleagues in all areas of health care.
    • Provides learning objectives, chapter overviews, and a detailed glossary -- all designed to focus your learning and help you organize key content.
      • A timely NEW Communicating for a Safe Environment chapter provides practice guidelines in line with The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals on improved communication among caregivers.
      • NEW Communicating for Continuity of Care chapter defines COC and describes current challenges, and addresses its relational, informational, and management dimensions.
      • Enhanced discussion on spirituality and end-of-life needs focuses on trust, empathy, and the nurse-client relationship -- all central components of holistic nursing identified by The Joint Commission as priorities for patient care.

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      Elizabeth C. Arnold PhD RN PMHCNS-BC; Kathleen Underman Boggs PhD FNP-CS
      Published by Saunders (2010)
      ISBN 10: 1455736864 ISBN 13: 9781455736867
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