Professional and Therapeutic Communication by Melanie Birks

Professional and Therapeutic Communication

byMelanie Birks, Ysanne Chapman, Jenny Davis

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Professional and Therapeutic Communication focuses on the professional approaches to communication and the therapeutic elements of the caring relationship. It provides a contemporary and practical approach to fundamental concepts, with an emphasis on creating learning-centred workingenvironments, through which students may explore the variety of situations in which communication with patients, relatives and colleagues occur in the clinical environment. The text is structured to give consideration to a lifespan focus, with attention to communication through verbal, non-verbal and written means. Special attention is given to the unique advantages and challenges that accompany the growth of communication through electronic systems.

About The Author

Professor Melanie Birks, RN, PhD, BN, MEd, is Head - Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, JCU Townsville (until June 2013, Melanie was Deputy Dean, CQUniversity, Noosa Campus). Professor Ysanne Chapman RN, PhD, MSc (Hons), BEd (Nsg), GDE, DNE, DRM, is Adjunct Professor at James Cook University. Ms Je...
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Title:Professional and Therapeutic CommunicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.03 inPublished:January 9, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195591062

ISBN - 13:9780195591064

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