Communication Skills for Nursing Practice (Paperback)
  • Communication Skills for Nursing Practice (Paperback)

Communication Skills for Nursing Practice (Paperback)

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Published: 06/11/2013
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Nurses need highly developed skills in order to communicate sensitively and collaboratively, across a wide range of media, with patients, clients, and colleagues from a variety of backgrounds. This textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to essential communication skills with an emphasis on practical application within modern healthcare settings. Supporting students and practitioners in developing a patient-centred and therapeutic framework for communication, it features research from a wide range of healthcare contexts, and provides exercises and action plans to help nurses integrate psychological and healthcare communication theory into their day-to-day professional practice. Renowned for its clear, accessible and engaging guidance, this is an indispensable textbook for all undergraduate nursing students. New to this Edition: - A new chapter on collaborative communication - New material on diversity - Revised and updated throughout to provide contemporary case studies, the latest literature, original theories and models, and skills development

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780230369207
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 327 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd edition

REVIEWS OF PREVIOUS EDITION: 'This is the sort of textbook that everyone should own.' - Greta McGough, Nursing Standard 'Very good handbook. Gives students the basic communication skills essential for practice.' - Deborah Knott, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Liverpool John Moores University, UK 'A very good introductory text that covers communication skills effectively.' - Ruth Broadhead, Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health and Clinical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, UK 'Excellent text for both the novice and experienced student nurse' - Iffa Settle, Programme Leader, Department of Health and Social Care, York College, UK 'A patient centred exploration of communication skills that will be a useful read. I particularly like the key point summaries at the end of each chapter.' - Karen Humphreys, Nursing Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, UK 'Very easy to read and relevant to practice' - Sheila Stott, Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Northumbria University, UK 'This is a lovely easy to read book with extensive use of latest reasearch findings and includes helpful exercises to promote discussion and reflection that I have used in the classroom and recommended for purchase for student nurses' - Carol-Anne Westwell, Nursing Lecturer, School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University, UK

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