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Interaction for Practice in Community Nursing by Ann Long
  

Interaction for Practice in Community Nursing

Part of the Community Health Care Series Series

Synopsis

Interaction for Practice in Community Nursing by Ann Long

This exciting book covers a range of models and approaches to advanced communication within the context of contemporary community health care nursing. Theoretical definitions of communication will be given and the intricacies involved in initiating, maintaining and closing a therapeutic relationship are examined. The essential skills for health-giving communication, relating to information giving, health promotion, counselling and the therapeutic use of the self, are highlighted. Barriers to effective communication will be discussed, together with practical suggestions for overcoming these barriers.

About the Author

ANN LONG, RGN, RMN, HV, DipN, RNT, RHVT, BSc (Psychology), MSc (Counselling), Post Graduate Certificate in Research Methods, Certification in Psychodynamic Theory is Senior Lecturer in Nursing and Health Visiting at the University of Ulster. She is also Course Director for BSc (Hons) in Community Nursing.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd February 1999

Author

Ann Long

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Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Nursing
Social welfare & social services

ISBN

9780333727799

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