Communication for Nurses: How to Prevent Harmful Events and Promote Patient Safety / Edition 1by Pamela McHugh Schuster, Linda Nykolyn
Pub. Date: 02/28/2010
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Develop the comprehensive, professional communication skills you need to prevent errors and avoid patient injuries. A focus on patient safety, thorough coverage of communication, and interactive tools will help you meet the Joint Commission's accreditation standards and gain a full understanding of how communication is tied to desired clinical
Develop the comprehensive, professional communication skills you need to prevent errors and avoid patient injuries. A focus on patient safety, thorough coverage of communication, and interactive tools will help you meet the Joint Commission's accreditation standards and gain a full understanding of how communication is tied to desired clinical outcomes.
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Boost your effectiveness in clinical practice settings.
Foster better nurse-patient relationships.
Help you promote health and patient education.
Facilitate positive interactions with your colleagues.
Effective communication is integral to patient safety-it's no longer a "nice to have" skill, it's a need to have skill. Become a stronger, more effective communicator with Communication for Nurses.
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Table of Contents
Unit 1 Interpersonal Communication: The Foundation for Patient-Safe Communication 1
Chapter 1 Communication and Patient Safety: Understanding the Connection 3
Chapter 2 The Patient-Safe Transformational Model of Communication 11
Chapter 3 Communicator Perceptions, Self-Concept, and Self-Esteem Within the Core of the Transformational Model 29
Chapter 4 Creating Common Meaning to Attain Transformational Outcomes 45
Chapter 5 Culture and Gender Issues in Patient-Safe Communication 61
Unit 2 Nurse-Patient Communication: Patient-Safe Communication in Professional Relationships 77
Chapter 6 Introduction to Nurse-Patient Relationships 79
Chapter 7 Patient Safety Risk Factors Affecting Communication Climates 93
Chapter 8 The Patient-Safe Communication Strategy of Touch 105
Chapter 9 The Patient-Safe Communication Strategy of Humor 119
Chapter 10 Nurse-Patient Relationships During Grief, Mourning, and Loss 131
Chapter 11 Patient-Safe Communication and Patient Education 143
Unit 3 Health-Care Team Communication: Group Processes and Patient-Safe Communication Among Team Members 157
Chapter 12 Patient Safety Communication Risk Factors in Nursing Work Systems 159
Chapter 13 Health-Care Team Collaborative Patient-Safe Communication Strategies 177
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