Clarify the different ways in which we communicate verbally and non verbally.

Clarify the different ways in which we communicate verbally and non verbally.

Clarify the different ways in which we communicate verbally and non verbally. What are the barriers to communication? What are the benefits that effective communication can have on a patient and the therapeutic relationship between nurse/client. Base your discussion upon your experiences whilst on clinical placement. Community Mental health functional team (CMHT)”
On first assumption of communication its often possible to just focus on the ways in which we communicate verbally. The vocabulary we use, the tone of a persons voice, the speed and pace in which we speak and the clarity and brevity of the conversation. (Funnell 2005) The purpose of this essay is to clarify the different ways in which we communicate verbally and non – verbally whilst also focusing on barriers to communication and the benefits that effective communication can have on a patient and the therapeutic relationship between nurse/client. It will be based around a clinical placement; Community Mental health functional team (CMHT) Older peoples service. In accordance to Nursing and Midwifery Councils (2008) code of conduct confidentiality regulations all names have been change to protect the identity and personal details of service users and any organisations involved…(short extract)

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