Immerse yourself in the topic of communication in the workplace with an interesting conversation about the communication demands of today’s nursing practice!Communication in Nursing, 8th Editionadopts a uniquely practical and personal approach, providing extensive examples, rcises, and techniques that help you understand important concepts and apply communication ss in a variety of clinical settings. With its conversational tone, this rela text takes you beyond theory to show you how to use communication as a tool to limit stress in your nursing practice. A newActive Learningfeature that promotes goal-directed reading, and additional QSEN rcises highlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients - all in an easy-to-read magazine layout.
QSEN preface and rcisesstress how communication impacts safety and quality of care.
Moments of Connectionboxeshighlight beneficial outcomes of successful communication and provide concrete examples of how communication techniques work.
"Reflections on..."boxesprovide thoughtful summary rcises at the of each chapter that give you a specific task to help you integrate chapter material into the broader scope of nursing practice.
Wit & Wisdomboxespresent ed verses and quotations relevant to chapter topics, adding interest and humor. These boxes keep your attention by providing moments of relief from serious topics and "a-ha" moments when theory becomes linked to practice.
Exercises throughout each chapter help you master chapter techniques and strengthen your communication ss.
NEW!Active Learningfeaturein every chapter promotes active, goal-directed reading.
NEW! Exercises in each chapter, including reflective journaling, remediation, online and group activities, and discussion topics, help facilitate various learning types.
NEW and UPDATED! Additional QSEN rcises and an d QSEN prefacehighlight the importance of assertive communication in promoting quality, safe care for clients.
NEW! Discusses theimportance of interprofessional educationand communication in the healthcare environment.
NEW! Addresses theimportance of "presence" in nursing- being present for clients, families, colleagues, and self.
NEW!New content onhealthy grief and the issues of death denial and death phobiaandprofessional boundaries related to social media.
NEW!Coverage ofthemost current research about the importance of self-care.
NEW! Explains the importance ofthe concept of "the pause" in communicationso you better understand how and when to use pauses.