(solved) Clinical Scenario Essay

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CLINICAL SCENARIO
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1ESSAY.............................................................................................................................................11. Discuss the communication skills you consider to be important to use in order to helpStefan through the rest of the admission interview.....................................................................12. Symptoms and signs of anxiety...............................................................................................23. Relaxation techniques.............................................................................................................34. Relevant information provided to patients before medication................................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONIn this report communication skills required for proper interaction with patients are beenexplained. Different symptoms and signs of anxiety is been identified by studying the scenarioand relaxation techniques used for reducing patient’s anxiety and relevant information providedto patients before medication.ESSAY1. Discuss the communication skills you consider to be important to use in order to help Stefanthrough the rest of the admission interview.Communication is a process of interchange of verbal and non-verbal messages.Communication in a medical field or hospital helps to take account of patient's individualpreferences, needs and values. Communication is one of the most important skills required by amedical practitioner whether a physician or nurse with their patients in clinical practices.Miscommunication between a patient and medical practitioner can create consequences. There isa greater risk in hospital at time of admission or discharge due to poor communication andunplanned change in medicines (Riley, 2015).For effective communication with Stefan first he should be made comfortable andrelaxed. The first skill required for better communication is of being attentive and accuratelisteners. As a result of inaccurate or inattentive listening, most of the common mistakes inhospital occurs. As a nurse interviewing patient for admission process must carefully listen toconditions or problems that sick person is having. All required information must be asked fromthe patient about his medical history such as his previous medications, surgeries, diseases,symptoms, etc., for knowing better about his situation to make an appropriate report. For bettercommunication with patient’s, technical jargon's must be avoided such as use of specializedterms or abbreviations could make it difficult for them to understand. Patient should be madesure that the problem has been understood by nurse properly. Number of factors and specialskills are required for communicating with a sick person. Nurse should focus their attentiontowards patient’s eyes and face, must speak logically, clearly and slowly so that they mayunderstand it clearly. Proper use of non-verbal communication skills by hand gestures, voicetone, eye connection can help in effective communication. Eye contact is very important forinterviewing a patient as it shows that focus is on them and their words. Patient can be1
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