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Communication in Nursing and Healthcare : A Guide for Compassionate Practice (Hardcover) (Iris Gault &

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For student nurses and midwives training in any field of health care, this textbook outlines evidence-based therapeutic communication skills, focusing on the basic elements of compassionate communication, the theoretical foundations, and techniques and tools. It discusses the context for communicative and compassionate care, including the role of communication in collaborative relationships and the values underpinning care, the components of professional communication, the role of attachment theory and cognition in influencing behavior, and health issues and behavior change methods; communication skills in practice for acute and traumatizing conditions, long-term conditions, mental health, cognitive deficits, and with children, young people, families, and middle-aged and older people, as well as complex encounters such as palliative care; and challenges facing newly qualified professionals, such as communicating in organizations, maintaining positive values, and reflective and ethical practice. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 177.0
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Iris Gault & Jean Shapcott & Armin Luthi & Graeme Reid
Language: English
Street Date: February 4, 2017
TCIN: 51934208
UPC: 9781473926691
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-1713

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