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Effective Communication Practices for Healthcare Professionals -DVD 1st Edition

Crosstown Productions

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Overview

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION PRACTICES FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL describes different techniques that can be used to impart knowledge and facilitate learning, provide support to patient and family members when serious or life-threatening illness or injury is diagnosed, and to help loved-ones cope with unexpected death. Topics include Components of Effective Communication, Blocks to Effective Communication, Delivering Bad News, and Application of Therapeutic Communication. Scenarios are used throughout this four-part series to illustrate effective communication as well as ineffective communication and its consequences. Tips are provided that describe techniques that are beneficial to the patient as well as staff members.

  • Explains proxemics and the four types of distance used in interactions.
  • Compares and contrasts "facilitating" and "leading".
  • Provides the six steps in Buckman's protocol for delivering bad news.
  • The death of a child and its impact on both family and staff is also discussed in detail.
  • Tips are provided that describe techniques that are beneficial to the patient as well as staff members.
Components of Effective Communication.
Blocks to Effective Communication.
Giving Bad News.
Teaching Scenarios.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Nursing Assessment of the New Mother and Baby (DVD)

ISBN: 9781111137045
ASSESSMENT OF THE NEW MOTHER & BABY filmed in the Mother/Baby Unit of Intermountain Utah Valley Regional Medical using mothers during their actual postpartum experience and newborns in the Nursery and Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NBICU), vividly and accurately demonstrates the nurses' role in the care of the new mother and baby. The program is presented in three complementing components: POSTPARTUM ASSESSMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS, NEONATAL ASSESSMENT, AND GESTATIONAL AGE EVALUATION. POSTPARTUM ASSESSMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS covers the nurse's role in the comprehensive care needed for mothers who experience a vaginal or Cesarean birth. NEONATAL ASSESSMENT illustrates the nurse's responsibility in Apgar scoring and performing both an initial and brief assessment soon after birth followed by a comprehensive physical examination. A demonstration of health screening for hemoglobin level, hypoglycemia, mandatory metabolic and endocrine problems is covered as well as the administration of Vit. K and eye medication. GESTATIONAL AGE EVALUATION demonstrates the nurse examining term, pre-term and post-term infants to determine their gestational age.

FOR STUDENTS

Nursing Assessment of the New Mother and Baby (DVD)

ISBN: 9781111137045
ASSESSMENT OF THE NEW MOTHER & BABY filmed in the Mother/Baby Unit of Intermountain Utah Valley Regional Medical using mothers during their actual postpartum experience and newborns in the Nursery and Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NBICU), vividly and accurately demonstrates the nurses' role in the care of the new mother and baby. The program is presented in three complementing components: POSTPARTUM ASSESSMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS, NEONATAL ASSESSMENT, AND GESTATIONAL AGE EVALUATION. POSTPARTUM ASSESSMENTS AND INTERVENTIONS covers the nurse's role in the comprehensive care needed for mothers who experience a vaginal or Cesarean birth. NEONATAL ASSESSMENT illustrates the nurse's responsibility in Apgar scoring and performing both an initial and brief assessment soon after birth followed by a comprehensive physical examination. A demonstration of health screening for hemoglobin level, hypoglycemia, mandatory metabolic and endocrine problems is covered as well as the administration of Vit. K and eye medication. GESTATIONAL AGE EVALUATION demonstrates the nurse examining term, pre-term and post-term infants to determine their gestational age.