Patient & Person, 7th Edition
Patient and Person: Interpersonal Skills in Nursing offers guidance on the skills needed to interact with patients as people – an essential component of building an effective therapeutic relationship and providing quality care.
Author Jane Stein-Parbury explains key concepts in simple language, without assuming any prior knowledge. The book includes empathy, dealing with challenging behaviours, advocating for a patient and admitting a patient. Nurses will learn to build trusting relationships and support patients in their health journey.
The seventh edition of this highly regarded text has been fully updated to incorporate the most current literature relating to interpersonal skills in nursing.
- All theoretical concepts mapped against Australian Registered Nurse Standards for Practice and Australia National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards
- Fully updated with latest research evidence
- Focus on t the importance of interdisciplinary interactions in maintaining quality and safety in health care
- Renewed emphasis about the importance of reflection in culture care
- Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Patient and Person, 7e, included in all print purchases. Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to the core text, EAQ prepares students for tutorials, lectures and exams, with access to hundreds of exam-style questions at your fingertips
PART 1 Introduction
CHAPTER 1 Interpersonal skills for person-centred care CHAPTER 2 The patient– nurse relationship CHAPTER 3 Nurse as therapeutic agent CHAPTER 4 Considering culture
PART 2 The Skills
CHAPTER 5 Encouraging interaction: listening CHAPTER 6 Building meaning: understanding CHAPTER 7 Collecting information: exploring CHAPTER 8 Intervening: comforting, supporting and enabling
PART 3 Skills in Context
CHAPTER 9 Transitions through health and illness CHAPTER 10 Challenging interpersonal encounters CHAPTER 11 Communicating with the healthcare team
Jane Stein-Parbury, RN, BSN, MEd(Pittsburgh), PhD(Adelaide), FRCNA, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia