Patient and Person 7ed

  • ISBN 9780729543545

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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.




Narratives and stories to explain practical application of theoretical concepts
Forty-two learning activities to enable students to understand the content and practise skills in a focused manner
Person-centred approach throughout
Online scenario-based videos to demonstrate the use of specific skills
An eBook included in all print purchases

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eBook on VitalSource

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Scenario videos + transcripts
Interview videos + transcripts
Discussion activities for scenario videos



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
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