Understanding influence -- What is influence and why do I need it? -- Rules of the game -- Understanding and using your power -- The power of image -- Communicating effectively -- Why politics? -- Using influence -- Setting goals and making things happen -- Making connections and building coalitions -- Negotiating for what you want -- Dealing with difficult people and situations -- Putting influence to work -- Telling nursingâ€™s story -- Managing your career -- (Nursing) practice makes perfect -- Preparing your successors -- Leaving your legacy
Parents and experts in child development demonstrate techniques to improve communication with preschool children. Specifically mentions the ways in which children may communicate about abuse. Audience: 16 - adult.
Aimed at student nurses as well as those already practicing and looking for a text to support their CPD, this book aims to help children's nurses communicate with confidence, sensitivity and effectiveness in what can be very challenging environments..
How can carers and relatives support a person's identity, relationships and emotional wellbeing through changes that occur in the later stages of dementia?Drawing on over ten years'experience of working with people with dementia, Karrie Marshall provides a toolkit of tried and tested creative activities to support communication and relationships. Activities are vast and varied, with outdoor activities such as bird-watching and star-gazing aimed at supporting physical health, artistic activities such as collage creation to support identity, and musical activities such as sounds and voice warm-ups to support self-expression.Marshall also sensitively covers end of life care for people with dementia, explaining how emotional support can be provided through gentle breathing activities and even puppetry, as well as covering the legal importance of power of attorney.