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Acclaimed for its strong theoretical framework and consistent
organization, Arnold and Boggs' Interpersonal Relationships:
Professional Communication Skills for Nurses, 6th
Edition
, remains the definitive resource in developing
effective communication with clients, families, and colleagues in order
to achieve treatment goals in health care. This two-time AJN Book
of the Year award-winner is thoroughly updated and includes current
references describing how to modify communications strategies for
various populations and situations including children, the elderly, end
of life, health teaching, stress, crisis, and colleagues. Two new
chapters address issues in contemporary health care related to promoting
health safety and supporting continuity of care. Not only does this
book present proven communications strategies and principles in nursing,
psychology, and related theoretical frameworks, but also it challenges
you to apply these strategies and principles to numerous exercises and
practical nursing case studies. Written in terms of the nurse-client
relationship, the cutting-edge communications strategies presented are
key for nursing students and professional nurses.


    • Covers all mandated topics for nursing
      professionals
      , from beginning students to staff development in a
      variety of settings, including professional collaboration, health team
      communication, patient-centered care, safety, and hand-off
      communication.
    • Discusses nursing, behavioral,
      developmental, family, and communication theories
      , providing an
      essential foundation and a theoretical perspective of effective
      communication.
    • Offers basic concepts first,
      followed by applications with emphasis on assessment
      , providing a
      sound framework as you prepare for nurse-client interactions.

    • Experiential exercises offer the opportunity to
      practice, observe and critically evaluate your professional
      communication skills in a safe learning environment.

    • Critical Thinking Exercises promote critical thinking
      processes essential for effective communication in nursing practice.
    • Includes case examples throughout, creating
      empathy for clients' perspectives and needs.

    • Offers Ethical Dilemma and Developing an
      Evidence-Based Practice
      boxes
      in each chapter.

    • Describes how best to use the electronic health record
      for clear communication with current information on classification
      systems, standards of documentation, and telehealth technologies used in
      nursing.
    • Acknowledges humor, gender, and
      touch
      as important means of communication in interpersonal
      relationships.
    • Increases awareness of the issues
      involved in communicating
      with individuals of various stages of
      life, clients with special needs, and colleagues in all areas of health
      care.
    • Provides learning objectives, chapter
      overviews, and a detailed glossary --
      all designed to focus your
      learning and help you organize key content.

      • A timely NEW Communicating for a Safe
        Environment
        chapter
        provides practice guidelines in line with
        The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals on improved
        communication among caregivers.
      • NEW
        Communicating for Continuity of Care chapter
        defines COC and
        describes current challenges, and addresses its relational,
        informational, and management dimensions.

      • Enhanced discussion on spirituality and end-of-life
        needs
        focuses on trust, empathy, and the nurse-client relationship
        -- all central components of holistic nursing identified by The Joint
        Commission as priorities for patient care.


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      Jan 11, 2013

      Helpful as a textbook, read for my communication class in nursing school, boring.

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