Developing communication in the therapeutic setting

 

In this telephone interview, Dr Rose McCabe discusses the importance of communication for the therapeutic relationship, the role of communication among non-specific effects and she describes how we can go about improving communication in the therapeutic setting as a means to improving patient outcome.


 

Date published: 27 March 2009

Audio running time: 11 minutes

Credits: 0.5

 

Learning outcomes:

 

By the end of this podcast we hope you will be able to:

 

  • understand the importance of communication for the therapeutic relationship
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  • recognise the link between communication and patient outcome
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  • be familiar with the ways we can improve communication in the therapeutic setting
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  • understand the difficulties which exist when conducting research in communication.

 

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