Ollie Lorrimer Worth reading even if you are already a confident communicator For the longest time I have equated communicating with being able to speak with people in both personal and professional settings. If for no other reason, I would suggest reading the book to learn the truth about Mehrabian's theory, one that has held true for over 40 years now. It strengthens the effects of curative and preventive methods and compliance, and unpleasant side-effects can be anticipated. The primary methods of communicating discussed in the book are active, logical, connector, thinker, and combiner. Another area of particular interest for me was the section outlining the importance of Para-verbal signals which include things such as tone, speed, and emphasis. O objetivo principal desta investigação consiste no desenvolvimento e avaliação de um programa de tratamento de adolescentes com excesso de peso, baseado na e-terapia e na metodologia de gestão de caso.
This book answers these questions and is designed to offer nursing students a comprehensive introduction to and foundation in interprofessional practice. Much lower relationships were found, although most were in the predicted direction. That is a simple definition, and one that I had not thought about before. Data were categorized and analyzed using descriptive statistics by Microsoft Excel 2007. Diagnostics, treatment, and prevention always take place within a context of communication. What makes some people better than others at communicating is their ability to adapt their style to suit the message, environment, and exchange. With an understanding of different attitudes and what they mean, I feel better prepared to deal with a range of different people and still communicate effectively with each of them.
Active listening is a straightforward technique that you can use to improve your communication skills. Background: Communication is the core clinical skill in primary health care. Nurses can take measures to improve the patient's response to treatment, including providing a comfortable environment, using therapeutic communication techniques, helping patients to understand specific mechanisms of their treatment, and encouraging positive expectations and motivation for effectiveness. Recommended by I can highly recommend this book It pretty much goes without saying that communication is one of the most important skills to have in business - or in life in general. Background: Today, despite the efforts of the medical community and healthcare staff along with the advancements in medical technology, patients' dissatisfaction and complaints have been increased. No one likes communicating with someone who cares only about putting in her two cents and does not take the time to listen to the other person. Each person's communication style is a unique combination of their own innate skills and those learned both formally and through experience.
Some of these differences are within our control, others are not, and being forewarned about such obstacles influences how successful your communications will be. Sampling was performed by using the regular random sampling method. The final section of this book looks at some common barriers to communication and the best ways to identify and avoid them. In fact, I feel like the points within this book will even help me communicate more effectively in my personal life as well. The data were collected from January to February 2014 using the Communication Skills Scale for Hospital nurses and patients. After a recent promotion at work, I have been encouraged to work on my professional communication skills and as part of the process I have read this guide to effective communications. This theory has apparently been misquoted numerous times leading to the confusion.
If you're not a good listener, it's going to be hard to comprehend what you're being asked to do. Unfortunately, some of what is written about this topic is rather misleading. Chapter 1 - The ability to communicate is an essential life skill and one that can be continually developed. It is long enough to give you some great takeaways that you can put into your everyday work life, but short enough to read in one sitting. In the end, I came away pleased with having spent some time reading this book. This site makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the content contain on this website or any sites linked to or from this site. Being a good listener is one of the best ways to be a good communicator.
Chapter 6 - There is a whole industry built on helping you to become a better communicator. When you correctly Para-verbal signals can change the complete meaning of a statement and leave a meaningful impact on the listener. The only section of this book that I wasn't very interested in was the section called 'Communication Research'. Materials and Methods:This research was a descriptive-analytical study. A very high percentage 95% was predicted accurately, solely on the basis of these nine communication variables.
The 'Communications Styles' section was another that I enjoyed, because I find value in thinking critically about what I do and how it can be improved. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the provider. All the recorded patients' complaints, from March to December 2012, were reviewed. A common theme among communication, the listen portion refers to you being an active listener and the time frame is making reference to how long you have to make the needed communication. One of the first thinks that caught my attention in this book was the importance of listening.
This free eBook explains the basic principles of communication so that you can create an open and honest communications environment in any situation. A panel of 12 experienced general practitioners rated 103 consultations with hypertensive patients on the quality of psychosocial care. There was a wide consensus between the judges, resulting in a high reliability score. The main reasons for complaints were accessibility to medical staff 21. In this article a comparison is made between three independent sources of assessment of medical consultations. The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
Chapters will help the student nurse understand the reasons behind the changing face and redesign of many services in health and social care, and their own role in the emerging interprofessional partnerships and teams. I'm sure the content contained within can be valuable to some, but I found myself drifting while reading this section and not drawing much constructive from it. In the last part of the study a third source of assessment, i. Published and unpublished articles, books, and monographs. Just being self-aware in that way is a big step in the right direction toward more effective and efficient communication. Placebo effects occur in up to 90% of nursing interventions. Good will help you get hired, land promotions, and be a success throughout your career.