Interpersonal Communication in Nursing
Interpersonal Communication in Nursing,
Edition 2
By Roger Ellis, BSc, CertEd MEd, DipStudCouns, Bob Gates, MSc BEd(Hons) DipN RNMH, RMN, CertEd RNT and Neil Kenworthy, MBA, BEd, RGN, RMN

Publication Date: 11 June 2003

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Description
Good communication is fundamental to effective nursing, and the teaching of interpersonal skills is now an established part of all nursing courses, at both pre-and post-registration level.

The book meets the student's needs, and is specifically tailored to nurses. It interweaves theoretical concepts of communication into the analysis of everyday nursing situations. This approach makes the book more interesting to read and has the added benefit of encouraging reflective practice.

After reading and studying this book, students and qualified staff should be better able to make sense of face-to-face communication and know how their interactions can be improved.
About the author
By Roger Ellis, BSc, CertEd MEd, DipStudCouns, Independent Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Trainer, Lincoln, UK; Bob Gates, MSc BEd(Hons) DipN RNMH, RMN, CertEd RNT, Head of Learning Disability, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Berkshire, UK; and Neil Kenworthy, MBA, BEd, RGN, RMN, Formerly Director of PNK Associates, Lincoln, UK
Table of Contents
1 - Defining communication. 2 - The person in communication. 3 - Social factors affecting communication. 4 - Psychological Factors affecting communication. 5 - Improving communication. 6 - Communicating in support groups. 7 - The counselling relationship. 8 - The mentoring relationship. 9 - Communication and clinical supervision. 10 - Communication and leadership. 11 - Communication with the wider world
Book details
ISBN: 9780443072703
Page Count: 200
Illustrations: 55 ills.
Retail Price: £29.99