Written specifically for student nurses developing their communication and interpersonal skills in any field of nursing. The book addresses all the competencies for communication skills outlined in the 2018 NMC standards and features insightful contributions from experienced nurses and healthcare leaders across different clinical fields.
As communication and interpersonal skills have become essential to modern nursing, this book will focus on demonstrating how the theory behind these skills can be successfully applied in practice. Helping students to become confident, assured communicators when interacting with patients, whilst on placement and into their post-registration nursing career.
The new edition includes the following updates:
· A new chapter on person-centred care and intercultural communication.
· Further content on modern forms of communication such as social media and other new technologies.
· A new theme ‘Emotional intelligence’ integrated throughout the book.