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A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card)
     

A Practical Guide to Therapeutic Communication for Health Professionals - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card)

by Julie Hosley, Elizabeth Molle-Matthews
 

ISBN-10: 1455734799

ISBN-13: 9781455734795

Pub. Date: 02/03/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

  • Easy-to-read style provides practical information, hints, and tips.
  • Test Your Communication IQ boxes provide students with a short self-assessment test at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Spotlight on Future Success boxes provide students with useful, practical tips for improving communication.
  • Taking the Chapter to Work boxes integrated

Overview

  • Easy-to-read style provides practical information, hints, and tips.
  • Test Your Communication IQ boxes provide students with a short self-assessment test at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Spotlight on Future Success boxes provide students with useful, practical tips for improving communication.
  • Taking the Chapter to Work boxes integrated within each chapter are actual case examples with useful tips to guide students to practice and apply what they have learned.
  • Beyond the Classroom Activities exercises at the end of each chapter help students use knowledge learned from topics presented in the chapter.
  • Check Your Comprehension exercises at the end of each chapter provide questions and activities to test student knowledge of chapter content.
  • Communication Surfer Exercises focus on helping students utilize Internet resources to improve their knowledge and application of communication skills.
  • Expanding Critical Thinking at the end of each chapter provides students with additional questions or activities designed to apply critical thinking skills.
  • Legal Eagle boxes provide useful tips that focus on honesty, as well as ethical and legal communication between patients and health care workers.
  • Unique, interactive CD-ROM, packaged with the textbook, includes a variety of application exercises, such as voice mail messages, patient/caregiver interviews, chapter key points, and patient charts.
  • Audio segments on the CD-ROM provide communication in action to help students observe verbal communication examples and apply their skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455734795
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/03/2006
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Communication: Building the Framework
2. Challenges to Communication: Overcoming the Barriers
3. Gathering Information: Learning About the Patient
4. Education Patients: Teaching Patients to Help Themselves
5. Communicating Wellness: What Does It Take to be Healthy?
6. Communication Through the Grief Process: When Words are Not Enough
7. Written Communication: It’s More Than Just Words
8. Communicating in the Workplace: It’s More Than Just Patients
9. Communicating to Get the Job You Want: Four Key Tools

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