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Communication : core interpersonal skills for health professionals / Gjyn O'Toole.

O'Toole, Gjyn, (author.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS R118 .O86 2016
Barcode: 30731101171829
Status: Available
Location: IAHS STACKS R118 .O86 2016
Barcode: 30731101211534
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780729542449
  • ISBN: 0729542440
  • Physical Description: xiv, 408 pages : illustrations
  • Edition: 3rd edition.
  • Publisher: Chatswood, N.S.W. : Elsevier, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The significance of effective interpersonal communication in the health professional -- Achieving effective communication by developing awareness within the health professional -- Managing realities of communication as a health professional -- Scenarios to guide communication : opportunities to practice communicating effectively with 'the person/s'.
Summary, etc.:
This text introduces health sciences students to the various interpersonal communication skills that are commonly used within health settings to establish relationships with clients and fellow professionals, and improve therapeutic outcomes. It focuses on developing self awareness and skills for use in health settings and covers the types of scenarios commonly encountered in health settings that are rarely covered in generic professional communication texts. Perspectives and examples are drawn from a wide range of health professions. The book includes activities that will enable students to reflect on their experiences and practice using the skills.
Subject: Communication.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Professional-Family Relations.
Cultural Competency.
Communication in medicine.
Medical personnel and patient.
Interpersonal communication.
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