Communicating in the Health Sciences

Paperback | October 24, 2012

byJoy Higgs, Rola Ajjawi, Lindy McAllister

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Communicating in the Health Sciences, third edition is an accessible and engaging introduction to communication within the health sciences. It explores the nature of communication and the communication issues facing students and professionals in the health sciences. It explores the nature ofcommunication and the communication issues facing students and professionals in the health sciences. It addresses a number of important skills, such as interpersonal communication; preparation for effective study; writing records, referrals and academic pieces; intercultural communication; andleading groups. This third edition follows a new five part structure: Understanding Communication, Learning to Communicate, Communicating in the Workplace, Communicating in Teams and Doing Advanced Communication. It also includes a new chapter on 'Digital Communication in a Networked World" and key term definitionsin the margins.

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Communicating in the Health Sciences, third edition is an accessible and engaging introduction to communication within the health sciences. It explores the nature of communication and the communication issues facing students and professionals in the health sciences. It explores the nature ofcommunication and the communication issues fa...

Professor Joy Higgs, AM, PhD, MHPEd, BSc, is Director of The Education for Practice Institute at Charles Sturt University. Dr. Rola Ajjawi BAppSc (Physiotherapy) Hons, PhD, is Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at the Centre for Medical Education at the University of Dundee, Scotland UK and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at The Education fo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.01 inPublished:October 24, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part 1: Understanding Communication1. Communication in the Health Sciences2. Theories of Communication3. Communication and Duty of Care4. Academic Integrity and HonestyPart 2: Learning to Communicate5. Getting Organised for Effective Study6. Learning to do Academic Writing7. Learning to Write Essays and Assignments8. Searching the Literature and Managing References and Resources9. Reference Systems and Strategies10. Formatting and Text Styles11. Communicating in Problem-based Learning Classes12. Giving Effective Presentations in Class13. Projected Presentations14. Designing Tables and Graphics15. Giving and Receiving Feedback16. Digital Communication in a Network17. Avoiding PlagiarismPart 3: Communicating in the Workplace18. Talking with Colleagues, Patients, Clients and Carers19. Interviewing Patients and Clients20. Intercultural Communication21. Communicating Clinical Reasoning22. Writing Records, Reports and Referrals in Professional Practice23. Case Conferences and Student Case Presentations24. Preparing a Community Health Proposal25. Community with the Community about HealthPart 4: Communicating in Teams26. Working with Groups: Consulting, Advocating, Mediating and Negotiating27. Working as a Member of a Health Team28. Communicating in Teams29. Being Assertive in Teams and Workplaces30. Leadership in Health PracticePart 5: Doing Advanced Communication31. Thesis Writing32. Writing Papers for Journals33. Preparing Posters34. Presenting Talks at Conferences