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Communication Skills

For Nursing and Healthcare Students

Paperback
Sep 2019 , 184 pp
ISBN 9781908625779
Price: £14.99, $27.99
eBook
Sep 2019 , 184 pp
ISBN 9781908625786
Price: £12.59, $19.59
Communication Skills is an accessible textbook for nursing and healthcare students seeking to understand the concept of communication and to develop their communication skills.
Through clear explanations, case studies and activities, the book will help you to understand the principles of communication and develop your own skills for your healthcare practice. You will learn:
•    Why communication is fundamental to nursing and health care
•    How to communicate in assessing, planning, providing and managing care
•    How to communicate in promoting health and in therapeutic interventions
•    How to communicate in difficult situations
•    How to communicate with a diverse range of people
•    How communication is used to improve patient safety
This book will help you to demonstrate your communications skills and develop your proficiency in nursing and health care.

Essentials is a series of accessible, introductory textbooks for students in nursing, health and social care. New and forthcoming titles in the series:

•    Leadership
•    Study Skills
•    The Care Process
•    Research and Evidence-based Practice
About the authors
Introduction
1  Communication as a concept
2  Communication skills in assessing, planning, providing and managing care
3  Communication skills in promoting health
4  Communication skills for therapeutic intervention
5  Communication skills in difficult situations
6  Communication and diversity
7  Communication skills for teamworking
8  Communication for patient safety
Index
Paperback
Price: £14.99, $27.99
eBook
Price: £12.59, $19.59
ISBNs: 9781908625779 978-1-908625-77-9 Title: communication skills ISBNs: 9781908625786 978-1-908625-78-6 Title: communication skills