Therapeutic Communication: Influencing the Caring Relationship
Venue: Holiday Inn
|Event Date/Time: Oct 10, 2007|
This program has been approved for 6.75 ceu's by the New York Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation
There exisits an affiliation between the actual and perceived quality of care by patients (individual, family, community) and the presence of a caring, therapeutic relationship.
Quality of care experienced by both patients and practitioners can be improved by enahncing the knowledge of, and the ability to incorporate effective communication techniques in patient care experiences.
Interpersonal communication is a process of human expression and influence. This program focuses on basic communication concepts, core dimensions and the implementation of therapeutic communication techniques. Designed for the novice and experienced clinician, the goal is to enhance the learner's understanding of communication concepts, knowledge of effective communication techniques and the ability to engage in therapeutic interactions to establish and support caring clinician-patient relationships.
Communication between the clinician and patient can either facilitate the therapeutic relationship, or create barriers. Nurses use a wide range of effective communication strategies and interpersonal skills tp appropriately establish, amintain, re-establish and terminate the nurse-patient relationship.