Communication Skills

For Nursing and Healthcare Students

Edited by Kay Norman

Publication date:

15 September 2019

Length of book:

184 pages


Lantern Publishing



ISBN-13: 9781908625779

Communication Skills is an accessible textbook for nursing and healthcare students seeking to understand the concept of communication and to develop their communication skills.

Through clear explanations, case studies and activities, the book will help you to understand the principles of communication and develop your own skills for your healthcare practice. You will learn:
  • Why communication is fundamental to nursing and health care
  • How to communicate in assessing, planning, providing and managing care
  • How to communicate in promoting health and in therapeutic interventions
  • How to communicate in difficult situations
  • How to communicate with a diverse range of people
  • How communication is used to improve patient safety
This book will help you to demonstrate your communication skills and develop your proficiency in nursing and health care.

Essentials is a series of accessible, introductory textbooks for students in nursing, health and social care. New and forthcoming titles in the series:
  • The Care Process
  • Leadership
  • Study Skills
  • Promoting Health and Wellbeing
  • Research and Evidence-based Practice