NSCC Professional Communication in Health Professions is an adapted version of Communication for the Nursing Professional – 1st Canadian Edition, 2020

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This open access textbook is intended to guide best practices in communication in the context of the nursing profession. The resource addresses communication theory, therapeutic communication and interviewing, and interprofessional communication as it relates to nursing. This resource is designed for students in undergraduate nursing programs. The project is supported and funded by the Ryerson University Faculty of Community Services Publication Grant.

Level of Organization

Chapter 1 – Introduction to Communication and Communication Theory in Nursing

Chapter 2 – Therapeutic Communication and Interviewing in Nursing

Chapter 3 – Interprofessional Communication in Nursing

About the Authors of Communication for the Nursing Professional published by Ryerson University

Jennifer Lapum, PhD, MN, BScN, RN, Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Oona St-Amant, PhD, MScN, BScN, RN, Associate Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Michelle Hughes, MEd, BScN, RN, Professor, School of Community and Health Studies, Centennial College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Joy Garmaise-Yee, DNP, MN, RN, CNE, Professor, Sally Horsfall Eaton School of Nursing, George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Charlotte Lee, PhD, BScN, RN, Assistant Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Acknowledgments

Meera Chawda, BScN student, Student Assistant, Ryerson University

Linn Clark, Editor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Frances Dimaranan, BScN student, Student Assistant, Ryerson University

Ann Ludbrook, Copyright and Scholarly Engagement Librarian, Ryerson University

Jeevan Marway, BScN, RN, MN Student, Artist and Infographic expert, Ryerson University

McKenzie Quevillon, BScN, RN, MN student, Multimedia Developer, Ryerson University

Nada Savicevic, MA Interactive Design, MArch, BScEng, Educational Developer, Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Ryerson University

Hilary Tang, BScN, RN, The Hospital for Sick Children, Front Cover Artist

Sally Wilson, Web Services Librarian, Ryerson University

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Professional Communication in Health Professions by Edited by Jennifer Lapum; Oona St-Amant; Michelle Hughes; and Joy Garmaise-Yee is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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