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Interpersonal Relationships : Professional Communication Skills for Nurses

Interpersonal Relationships : Professional Communication Skills for Nurses - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0721693880

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ISBN13: 978-0721693880
ISBN10: 0721693881
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2003
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Interpersonal Relationships : Professional Communication Skills for Nurses - 4TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0721693880

Elizabeth Nolan Arnold and Kathleen Undeman Boggs

ISBN13: 978-0721693880
ISBN10: 0721693881
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

This leading text offers practical guidance for effective interactions with clients, families, and professional colleagues-- making it the definitive source on communication skills for nurses. This fourth edition uses a synthesis of proven communication strategies and principles drawn from nursing, psychology, and related theoretical frameworks. It also offers numerous experiential exercises.

New to this Edition :

  • Ethical Dilemma Boxes within each chapter highlight ethical dilemmas in interpersonal relationships.
  • Completely updated and revised content is included on standards of documentation, new computerized technical information systems, NIC and NOC, and how to utilize these tools to provide clear written communication to other health professionals.
  • Information on Healthy People 2010 has been added.
  • Updated references include current and classic sources, as well as Internet resources for additional information.

Key Features:

  • Numerous exercises in a procedural format are included throughout to offer readers the opportunity to practice, observe, and critically evaluate their communication skills and those of others.
  • Case Examples create empathy for clients' perspectives and needs, and serve as a springboard for discussion.
  • Critical thinking content is highlighted in the chapter on Clinical Judgement: Applying Critical Thinking and Ethical Decision Making and is applied throughout in exercises.
  • A consistent organization introduces basic concepts first, followed by applications, and more emphasis on assessment.
  • Communication is discussed across the lifespan.
  • Communicating with clients with special needs is addressed in chapters on Communicating with Clients Experiencing Communication Deficits, Communicating with Clients in Stressful Situations, and Communicating with Clients in Crisis.
  • The chapter on Communicating with Other Health Professionals promotes successful collaboration with representatives of a variety of health care disciplines.
  • Humor, gender, and touch as they relate to interpersonal communication are discussed.
  • The glossary provides detailed definitions of communication-related terminology used in the text

Author Bio

Arnold, Elizabeth Nolan :

Elizabeth Nolan Arnold, PhD, RN, CS-P, is Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.


Boggs, Kathleen Undeman :

Kathleen Undeman Boggs, PhD, FNP-C, is Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Family Nurse Practitioner, Planned Parenthood NC West, Charlotte, NC.

Table of Contents

PART I: Conceptual Foundations of Nurse-Client Relationships

1. Theoretical Perspectives and Contemporary Issues
2. Professional Guides to Action in Interpersonal Relationships
3. Clinical Judgement: Applying Critical Thinking and Ethical Decision Making
4. Self-Concept in the Nurse-Client Relationship

PART II: The Nurse-Client Relationship

5. Structuring the Relationship
6. Bridges and Barriers in the Therapeutic Relationship
7. Role Relationship Patterns
8. The Grief Experience: Life's Losses and Endings

PART III: Therapeutic Communication

9. Communication Styles
10. Developing Therapeutic Communication Skills in the Nurse-Client Relationship
11. Intercultural Communication
12. Communicating in Groups
13. Communicating with Families
14. Resolving Conflict Between Nurse and Client
15. Health Promotion and Client Learning Needs
16. Health Teaching in the Nurse-Client Relationship

PART IV: Responding to Special Needs

17. Communicating with Clients Experiencing Communication Deficits
18. Communicating with Children
19. Communicating with Older Adults
20. Communicating with Clients in Stressful Situations
21. Communicating with Clients in Crisis

PART V: Professional Issues

22. Communicating with Other Health Professionals
23. Documentation in the Age of Computers Glossary Index

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