Patient Practitioner Interaction An Experiential Manual for Developing the Art of Health Care

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-05-26
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated
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Patient Practitioner Interaction, Third Editionserves as a comprehensive knowledge base and experiential tool proven to be essential in the complete development of future health care professionals. This critically acclaimed work by Carol M. Davis, EdD, PT documents her 28 years of success in teaching health professionals.This third edition of Dr. Davis' best-seller includes five new chapters from three invited authors dedicated to teaching readers how to effectively communicate with patients. Experts in the field address communicating with cultural sensitivity, and interfacing with persons with chronic disabilities. Educating patients in health behavior and discussing sexuality and disability are included in this updated text. Another chapter is devoted to communicating using Neurolinguistic Psychology. Dr. Davis also added more information to her existing chapter that examines moral dilemmas, especially those dilemmas emerging from managed care. Special Features Each chapter begins with a set of clearly outlined objectives to identify learning goals and concludes with experiential exercises to promote goal achievement. Specially designed to assist the process of "professional socialization," the transition of the student into the professional role of a mature, healing practitioner. A unique and practical format that contains thought provoking exercises to evoke self-awareness and reinforce learning. True-to-life scenarios presented for education. Textbook is written in a workbook format for individual interaction. Third Edition concentrates on current ethical and moral situations.

Author Biography

Carol M. Davis, EdD, PT
Carol M. Davis graduated from Lycoming College is Pennsylvania with an undergraduate degree in biology, and studied physical therapy at Case Western Reserve University (M.S., 1969). She completed her doctorate in humanistic studies at the School of Education at Boston University in 1982. Following a clinical staff position at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Davis was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Clinical Assistant Professor with Family and Internal Medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine (Coordinator of the Fellowship in Clinical Geriatrics), Assistant Professor and co-chair ad interim at Sargent College of Boston University and Associate Professor of physical therapy at the University of Miami School of Medicine, where she teaches today. Dr. Davis also serves as Consultant to the Center for Psychosocial Oncology at the University of Miami Hospitals amd Clinics and treats patients with the University of Miami Faculty Practice. She regularly conducts postgraduate education workshops in geriatric care, in ethics, and in teaching attitudes and values. She is the editor of Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Holistic Approaches for Prevention and Wellness, which was published by SLACK Incorporated in 1996.

Table of Contents

About the Author
Authors Preface
Preface to the First Edition
Awareness of Self
Basic Awareness of Self
Family History
Values as Determinants of Behavior
Identifying and Resolving Moral Dilemmas
Interacting With Others
The Nature of Effective Helping: Empathy and Sympathy vs Pity
Effective Communication: Problem Identification and Helpful Responses
Assertiveness Skills and Conflict Resolution
Communicating to Establish Rapport and Reduce Negativity Using Neurolinguistic Psychology
Communicating With Cultural Sensitivity
The Helping Interview
Health Behavior and Effective Patient Education
Communicating With Persons Who Have Disabilities
Sexuality and Disability: Effective Communication
Communicating With the Dying and Their Families
Stress Management
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