Communication for nurses : talking with patients / edited by Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN-BC, AOCNP (Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts; Oncology Nurse Practitioner, St. Joseph Hospital, Nashua, New Hampshire; Associate Member, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Centers), Janice B. Foust, PhD, RN (Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts).
Communication for Nurses:Talking with Patients, Third Edition is a comprehensive text that prepares Nursing students for a career in healthcare. This must have text is suitable for students and professionals alike as it providing the reader with the tools necessary to develop a professional communication style. Centered around the nurse-patient relationship, this text offers a clear and concise approach to communication development. Updates to the Third Edition include: Current References ; Evidence-based articles found in each chapter ; NCLEX-style questions ; Chapter dedicated to electronic communication including Medical Records and the changing methods of communicating in healthcare ; Expanded coverage around communication with the elderly and children ; Additional coverage on interdisciplinary communication ; New chapter added on the communication challenges during transitions in care.--Publisher's website.
- ISBN: 9781449691776 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 1449691773 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xxi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Edition: Third edition.
- Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 
Second edition published as: Communication for nurses / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon. 2009.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The first encounter / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- The nurse as a person : theories of self and nursing / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- Patients as people : standards to guide communication / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- Cross-cultural communication / Judith Healy Walsh -- Establishing a therapeutic relationship / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- Interviewing skills : a clinical art and science / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- Nonverbal communication : cues and body language / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- Humor / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon and Janice B. Foust -- Improving quality of care and safety during transitions in care / Janice B. Foust -- Physical impairments to communication / Janice B. Foust -- Talking with children : working with families / Esther Seibold -- Nurses as educators : simulation, communication, and patient care / Judith Healey Walsh and Jennifer Mardin Small -- Communicating about sexual health needs / Teri Aronowitz -- Helping patients with pain / Jeannine Brant -- Communication in life-threatening illness and spiritual care / Amy Rex-Smith -- Anger, anxiety, and difficult communication styles / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- Compassion fatigue : caring for yourself / Lisa Kennedy Sheldon -- Practicing conflict resolution, negotiation, and interprofessional and intraprofessional collaboration / JoAnn Mulready-Schick and Janice B. Foust -- Electronic communication: media, social networking, medical records, and email / Sheryl LaCoursiere -- Delegation and assertive communication / JoAnn Mulready-Schick -- A conclusion and a beginning.
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