Transcultural Communication in Nursing / Edition 1

Transcultural Communication in Nursing / Edition 1

by Joan Luckmann, Luckmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766802566

ISBN-13: 9780766802568

Pub. Date: 12/01/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This introductory text provides the skills and techniques required to assess and care for patients from diverse backgrounds. In the increasingly complex, multicultural health care workplace, it is imperative that workers have the ability to communicate effectively with others whose lifestyles, traditions, and values may be different from their own. This text enables

Overview

This introductory text provides the skills and techniques required to assess and care for patients from diverse backgrounds. In the increasingly complex, multicultural health care workplace, it is imperative that workers have the ability to communicate effectively with others whose lifestyles, traditions, and values may be different from their own. This text enables readers to identify their own cultural biases and provides the opportunity to overcome these biases while developing the skills and techniques required to care for patients from all backgrounds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766802568
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

EXPLORING TRANSCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: The Importance of Transcultural Communication. Transcultural Communication Building Blocks: Culture, Values, and Beliefs. Transcultural Communication Building Blocks: Behavior and Communication. Transcultural Communication Stumbling Blocks. Transcultural Communication Within the Health Care Subculture. DEVELOPING TRANSCULTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Exploring Transcultural Communication as a Participant-Obseerver. Perfecting Basic Transcultural Communication Techniques. Overcoming Transcultural Communication Barriers. Working With and Without an Interpreter. USING TRANSCULTURAL COMMUNICATION TO ELICIT DATA AND DEVELOP NURSING DIAGNOSIS: Eliciting Assessment Data From the Patient, Family, and Interpreters. Developing Culturally Acceptable Nursing Diagnosis. USING TRANSCULTURAL COMMUNICATION TO PLAN AND IMPLEMENT CARE: Using Transcultural Communication to Plan Care, Explain Policies and Procedures, and Teach. Using Transcultural Communication to Assist People Responding to Pain, Grief, Dying, and Death. TRANSCULTURAL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS: Fostering Transcultural Communication with Other Health Care Providers. SUGGESTED MULTIMEDIA SELECTIONS: BOOKS, VIDEOS, FILMS. APPENDICIES.

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