Communication and Interpersonal Skills for Nurses by Shirley Bach; Alec Grant

By Shirley Bach; Alec Grant

A necessary source for nursing scholars on communique and interpersonal talents, reflecting the NMC Proficiencies, NOS and talents for healthiness talents and QAA descriptors.

content material: disguise; name; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; in regards to the authors; creation; 1 Nursing, being concerned and interpersonal verbal exchange; 2 Key innovations; three Evidence-based rules; four secure and powerful perform; five realizing power boundaries; 6 the training and academic context; 7 The environmental context; eight inhabitants and variety contexts; thesaurus; References; Index.

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1986; McCabe and Timmins, 2006). In recent years, this assumption has resulted in the circular argument that the interpersonally skilled nurse is one who has counselling skills (Morrison and Burnard, 1991). Clearly, counselling and psychotherapy models have contributed greatly and have transformed nursing theory, knowledge and practice from the latter half of the twentieth century. The work of Carl Rogers (1961), for example, has influenced the shift from a task- to a person-centred and holistic view of nursing care, with specific regard to the adoption of Rogers’ ‘core conditions’ approach to human relating (now known as the ‘Rogerian’ approach).

The box that follows will introduce you to key fundamental issues around evidencebased healthcare practice, and the section and activities that follow this box will help you begin to engage with some systematically developed theoretical and scientific concerns. THEORY SUMMARY Evidence-based healthcare Healthcare practice should be based on the combination of three factors (Muir Gray, 1997; Trinder and Reynolds, 2000). These are: ● the best available evidence; ● the values of society; ● the resources available.

Opinions of respected authorities, based on clinical evidence, descriptive studies, reports or expert committees. 4 REFLECTIVE With a fellow group of students, consider what the range of challenges might be with regard to implementing evidence-based CIPS in either adult or mental health nursing work settings. You will find possible answers to this activity at the end of the chapter. QXD 17/7/09 10:07 Page 32 Underpinning nursing, and related, theories A question may be raised by some of you at this stage about why safe, effective, evidence-based CIPS should have a theoretical base to justify their practice.

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