NSE 12 Week 5 Therapeutic Communication
Therapeutic Communication Techniques
Many of the following therapeutic communication techniques are essential to
promoting a therapeutic relationship between the nurse and their clients in order to
reach a client's
Describe the principles of body movement/mechanics (P 1186)
Body Mechanics: The coordinated efforts of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems to
maintain balance, posture, and body alignment during lifting, bending, moving, and performing
activities of d
Explore how culture affects the therapeutic nurse-client relationship.
Facilitating Client Choice
Developing an Approach to Care
Establishing Mutual Goals
Quality Practice Settings and Culturally Sensitive Care
1. Potter & Perry (P & P), pp. 245-264; 1291-1311.
2. Arnold & Boggs (A & B), pp. 175-196; 337-348; 369-390.
What Are The Basic Elements And Forms Of Communication?
Referent: Motivates one person to communicate with another
-In a health care set
WEEK 5: Clinical Case Study Workshop
1. Review term class/lab notes and readings and material related to
nursing interventions learned in Fall and Winter term.
2. Ryerson, Centennial, George Brown Collaborative Nursing Degree
Potter & Perry (P&P), pp.635-656; 797-816.
Nursing Skills on-line: Module 7-Safety.
Lesson 1- Safety Equipment and Fall Prevention
CNO Practice Standard: Infection Prevention & Control
Nurses are expected to be aware o
NSE12B - NURSING INTERVENTIONS: WINTER WEEK 1
Infection Prevention & Control
1. Describe and explain the rationale for Transmission-Based (Isolation) Precautions (Tier Two).
Transmission-Based Precaution is also known as additional precaution in the Heal
Complete Learning Objectives-READDDD
15 minute presentation -team based learning assignment
print out rubric
Describe the basic concepts related to groups and group communication in the
health care setting.
Discuss professional and in
It is important to understand who you are so that you know your own values and can connect better with your clients
Self: The sum total of who a person is (how they got there)
Self-concept: An acquired set of thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and beliefs tha
NSE12B WEEK 4
The Process of Aging
1. Describe the physiological, psychosocial and cognitive changes associated with aging.
Physiological changes (refer to Table 25-1 on page 384)
o Facial wrinkles, grey hair, loss of body mass in the extremities, increa
NSE12 Body Movement Fall Week 8
Good body mechanics = able to move easily, perform functions, efficiently and without strain, no strain on the body
= to maximize career
Body alignment refers to the relationship of one body part to another
= group of health care professionals from diverse
fields, who work in a coordinated fashion towards
a common goal for a patient
= team of professionals in the same profession
What is the importance of collab
1. Apply infection control principles in accordance with the standards set by the CNO
Application of evidence-based measures
o nurses have to understand and apply evidence-based measures to prevent and
control transmission of microorganisms that a
NSE12 Reading Objectives
Week 6- Variations in Communication
1.Differentiate among the three components of any sensory experience:
Reception- begins with stimulation of a receptor- usually designed for one type of stimulus such
as light touch or sound
Week 2: Learning Objectives Arnold and Boggs and Potter and Perry
1. Define self-concept and examine the factors that influence it:
-attitudes, beliefs, values as learned constructs that influence self-concept
-identify stressors that influence the self-c
Learning Objectives Week 4
1. Identify and describe the components of the therapeutic nurse-client relationship as describe by CNO:
a. Make distinctions between each component of the therapeutic nurse-client relationship.
Trust critical to the n/c relatio
Learning Objectives Week 5:
At the end of this week the student will be able to:
1. Describe the importance of self-awareness in client-centered communication.
2. Differentiate between intrapersonal and interpersonal levels of communication.
Nursing Practice Notes Week 3:
Arnold and Boggs pp. 222-236, 240-241, 271-289,
Potter and Perry pp. 129-130
Communicating in Groups:
Learning Objectives Week 3:
At the end of this week the student will be able to:
1. Apply concepts related to groups and g
Standards and Indicators and Stuff
Identify and describe the seven standards, understand how the indicators relate to the standards,
explain how the standards and indicators relate to the role of the nurse and your role as a nursing
Learning Objectives Week 7:
1. Apply infection control principles in accordance with the standards set by the CNO.
2. Explain the relationship between the chain of infection and the transmission of infection:
a. Identify and describe each link in the chai
Learning Objectives Week 2 Continued
Stressors that influence self-concept patterns:
Role Performance the way in which people perceive their ability to carry out significant roles (eg.
Parent, child, spouse, employee).
Body Image: stroke , blindness
Long Term Care (LTC) facilities
LTC is a home like facility, thus do not rearrange patients belongings
Provides 24 hour nursing care to people who no longer are able to live independently or require
onsite nursing care
Understand the politics, culture of
Week 10 Learning Objectives
Discuss the clients need for a safe, comfortable and hygienic environment and how this need
affects decisions about the use of equipment and bed making.
Demonstrate approaches to occupied and unoccupied bed making.
Potter & Perry (P & P), pp. 75-85, 797-816.
Define evidence-informed practice and its value to primary nursing practice.
That which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof
Something that makes plain or clear; an i
1. Describe the factors that influence personal hygiene.
*Personal Hygiene affects an individuals comfort, safety and physical and psychological
well-being. Individuals who are well are cable of meeting their own hygiene needs, but
those who are i