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therapeutic communication

An interaction between a health care professional and a patient that aims to enhance the patient's comfort, safety, trust, or health and well-being.
See also: communication
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Therapeutic communication is one of the most valuable tools that nurses have to build rapport or trust.
The clinical case incorporated communication skills addressed in the workshops: establishing rapport, non-verbal communication, and therapeutic communication. Due to financial constraint, SP was not able to be used as the evaluation of the telephone communication workshop since this would require the development of a separate case scenario and retraining the SPs to portray it.
It is important to note here that the nurse was a psychiatric nurse who provided therapeutic communication interventions to a patient who had psychological issues complicated by the nature of his disease, a history of anxiety attacks, and symptoms of a personality disorder, but that the reason she was able to bill for this visit was to provide wound care to the patient.
Basic therapeutic communication: Theoretical and practical information for outdoor adventure professionals.
This edition has been updated with current information and has a new chapter on communication in complementary medicine; more tables, graphics, updated cartoons, and photos; more case studies; new material and examples of multicultural interaction; emphasis on therapeutic communication across the life span in different situations; discussion of bullying and approaches for those left behind after suicide; discussion of palliative and hospice care in terms of life-altering and life-threatening illness, including recent legislation on assisted death; and new information on characteristics of professionalism.
Students then returned to the bedside to use therapeutic communication, gather additional information, offer community resources, and complete the abuse assessment tool.
Emphasizing therapeutic communication techniques, this fifth edition of a text/CD-ROM package for students in two- and four-year programs now contains separate chapters on depression and bipolar disorder, and integrates core competencies outlined in the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative.
Emphasizing therapeutic communication and evidence-based practice, this textbook for shorter psychiatric nursing courses explains biological and psychological factors related to mental illness, theories, assessment, diagnosis, and intervention using biological, pharmacological, and integrative therapies for various disorders.
Therapeutic Interaction in Nursing provides an advanced theoretical explanation of therapeutic communication for the nurse and nursing student when encountering problematic situations.
Caring for parents managing unexpected perinatal loss is a sensitive situation that requires therapeutic communication. A simulation focused on fetal demise using standardized patients, simulated physician, and pre-licensure students is an effective way to begin to address affective learning needs in nursing education.
What many nurses know as nursing practice continues to be unacknowledged, without value, when competency is couched only in prescriptive, instrumental terminology, ie assessments, differential diagnosis, therapies, therapeutic communication, therapeutic interventions, therapeutic links with clients, referrals.
of Ballarat, Australia) offers readers in caring professions with little training in counseling this non- technical guide to using therapeutic communication to help others.

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