Identify communication skills or blocks used in relation to the purposes of therapeutic communication.

Therapeutic Communication Explanation and Format
THERAPEUTIC
COMMUNICATION
Therapeutic
Communication is based on a health related goal that is
therapeutic. It is not a social conversation.
Through the use of communication skills, the nurse enables the client to
express him or herself.
By
using a Process Recording a student can analyze verbal and non verbal
communication, identify successful techniques and areas for improvement, and
perhaps most importantly, practice!! Additionally students will gain awareness
of the impact of their own behaviors on clients, explore various techniques to
achieve therapeutic goals and analyze possible alternatives, and become more
objective in interpreting clients communication.
Document
the exact conversation that occurred between the client and the student even if
you realize a mistake was made. This is a valuable part of the learning
process. Difficult conversations in which the student is at a loss for what to
say can be the most valuable learning experiences.
Textbook References:
Potter
& Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing, Chapter 24
FAQs
Why must student nurses practice this skill?
Nurses
will have the opportunity to communicate with clients in many different
settings for many different reasons. This is an important time to help clients
learn about themselves, their health and what they can do to help themselves.
The nurse uses therapeutic communication purposefully in order to implement
therapeutic interventions related to health care.
How do I learn to have Therapeutic Communications with my
clients?
By
practicing! You will be studying about Therapeutic Communication and you will
be applying what you learn in the clinical area. Remember, each patient
encounter is an opportunity to teach them about health promotion and disease
prevention. In the psychiatric setting, it is an opportunity for the student
nurse to use “therapeutic self” to help the patient discover what
they think, learn to make decisions, learn how to relate to others, etc.

PROCESS RECORDING FORMAT
Patient information
Appearance
Client initials, age, any significant observations regarding appearance.
Setting Any significant observation
regarding description of environment. position of student nurse
relative to client, presence of other people, distractions.
State your
professional goal for the interaction

Column #1
The clients verbal and behavioral communication (what the client said and did)
Column # 2
The nurses verbal and behavioral communication (what you said and did)
Column #3
The nurses self-awareness (what are your thoughts and feelings during the
interaction)
Column #4
The nurses self-evaluation for professional growth
a. Identify
communication skills or blocks used in relation to the purposes of therapeutic
communication.
a. Identify
alternate responses or statements that you think might have better achieved the
purposes of therapeutic communication, and why.
b. On
the second page answer the four questions regarding your
goal statement, self-evaluation, and references used.

Therapeutic Communication Explanation and FormatTHERAPEUTIC
COMMUNICATIONTherapeutic
Communication is based on a health related goal that is
therapeutic. It is not a social conversation.
Through the use of communication skills, the nurse enables the client to
express him or herself.By
using a Process Recording a student can analyze verbal and non verbal
communication, identify successful techniques and areas for improvement, and
perhaps most importantly, practice!! Additionally students will gain awareness
of the impact of their own behaviors on clients, explore various techniques to
achieve therapeutic goals and analyze possible alternatives, and become more
objective in interpreting clients communication.Document
the exact conversation that occurred between the client and the student even if
you realize a mistake was made. This is a valuable part of the learning
process. Difficult conversations in which the student is at a loss for what to
say can be the most valuable learning experiences.Textbook References: Potter
& Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing, Chapter 24FAQsWhy must student nurses practice this skill? Nurses
will have the opportunity to communicate with clients in many different
settings for many different reasons. This is an important time to help clients
learn about themselves, their health and what they can do to help themselves.
The nurse uses therapeutic communication purposefully in order to implement
therapeutic interventions related to health care.How do I learn to have Therapeutic Communications with my
clients? By
practicing! You will be studying about Therapeutic Communication and you will
be applying what you learn in the clinical area. Remember, each patient
encounter is an opportunity to teach them about health promotion and disease
prevention. In the psychiatric setting, it is an opportunity for the student
nurse to use “therapeutic self” to help the patient discover what
they think, learn to make decisions, learn how to relate to others, etc.PROCESS RECORDING FORMATPatient information Appearance
Client initials, age, any significant observations regarding appearance.Setting Any significant observation
regarding description of environment. position of student nurse
relative to client, presence of other people, distractions.State your
professional goal for the interactionColumn #1
The clients verbal and behavioral communication (what the client said and did)Column # 2
The nurses verbal and behavioral communication (what you said and did)Column #3
The nurses self-awareness (what are your thoughts and feelings during the
interaction)Column #4
The nurses self-evaluation for professional growtha. Identify
communication skills or blocks used in relation to the purposes of therapeutic
communication.a. Identify
alternate responses or statements that you think might have better achieved the
purposes of therapeutic communication, and why.b. On
the second page answer the four questions regarding your
goal statement, self-evaluation, and references used.

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