Communication for the Nursing Professional – 1st Canadian Edition, 2020

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

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

 

 

Contact person

Dr. Jennifer L. Lapum

jlapum@ryerson.ca

415-979-5000 ex. 556316

@7024th patient

350 Victoria St., Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3

Ryerson University

 

 

Note to Educators Using this Resource

We encourage you to use this resource and would love to hear if you have integrated some or all of it into your curriculum. If you are using it in your course, please consider notifying Dr. Lapum and include the course/program and the number of students.

 

 

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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© 2020 Ryerson University. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY NC). Communication for the Nursing Professional (1st Canadian edition) by Jennifer L. Lapum, Oona St-Amant, Michelle Hughes, Joy Garmaise. Download this book for free at: https://pressbooks.library.ryerson.ca/communicationnursing/

 

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Part of the content of this textbook contains material from two Open Educational Resources (OERs). The OERs adapted include:

 

The Complete Subjective Health Assessment by Jennifer L. Lapum, Oona St-Amant, Michelle Hughes, Paul Petrie, Sherry Morrell, and Sita Mistry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

 

Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies by University of Minnesota is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

 

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