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Author O'Toole, Gjyn.

Title Communication : core interpersonal skills for health professionals / Gjyn O'Toole
Published Chatswood, N.S.W. : Churchill Livingstone, 2008


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Description xii, 332 pages ; 25 cm
regular print
Series TAFE nonfiction June 2009
Contents Section 1: The Significance of Interpersonal Communication in Health Professions -- Section 2: Developing Awareness to Achieve Effective Communication in Health Professions -- Section 3: Developing Core Skills in Communication -- Section 4: The Focus of Communication in the Health Professions: People
Summary 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
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Allied health personnel and patient.
Communication in medicine.
Medical personnel and patient.
Interpersonal communication.
Interpersonal Relations.
Health Personnel.
Professional Competence.
Physician-Patient Relations [MESH]
Professional-Patient Relations [MESH]
Interpersonal Relations [MESH]
Communication [MESH]
Physician-Patient Relations.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Interpersonal Relations.
ISBN 9780729538596 paperback
Other Titles Communication