Loading
Previous Topic Previous slide Next slide Next Topic
New course

This Course has been revised!

For a more enjoyable learning experience, we recommend that you study the mobile-friendly republished version of this course.

Take me to revised course.

- or -

Continue studying this course

Therapeutic Communication

  • Study Notes
  • Discuss This Topic
    Kara W.
    CA
    Kara W.

    Be able to dicipher the patient's message. Get to know the patient well enough to understand the meaning behind a message. Non verbal, verbal interactions between yourself and patient, be alert and attentive enough to receive the message. Avoid making rush judgements about behaviour. Remember that the individual is responsible for his own thoughts and actions. Allow him to be himself Put others first before yourself Allow time for yourself, take care of your own well being, emotional, health, etc etc. ( care for the caregiver)

    Caroline B.
    AU
    Caroline B.

    It is important to to be a good listener, maintain privacy and respect at all times. explain to the patient in a clear and understanding way that he/she will understand what has being told, allow them to to ask questions. ensure the nurse provides answers and feed back in a professional way and give reassurance when needed

  • Text Version
Notification

You have received a new notification

Click here to view them all