Synopses & Reviews
Talk Like a Nurse: Communication Skills Workbook
is a hands-on workbook designed to help you develop effective English language communication skills for the real-world work environment. Strengthen your language skills for the specific job needs of nursing with over 100 interactive exercises focusing on: medical/nursing terminology, abbreviations, change-of-shift and telephone reports, documentation skills, nursing care plans, therapeutic communication skills, interviewing skills, assertiveness skills, and more!
Contextualized through clinically and culturally diverse patient scenarios, Talk Like a Nurse is ideal for ESL students in nursing and pre-nursing programs, as well as native English speakers eager to sharpen their nursing communications.
Integrated nursing content and language practice;
Patient scenarios, nursing diagnoses, and nurse-patient dialogues in every chapter;
Samples and practice writing nursing reports, using medical terminology, recognizing cultural perspectives, and more;
100+ interactive exercises.
About the Author
Susan Bosher, PhD, is professor and director of ESL at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she has taught English for Nursing to pre-nursing ESL students since 2000. The author of English for Nursing, Academic Skills and co-editor of Transforming Nursing Education: The Culturally Inclusive Environment, she has presented frequently at conferences on various topics related to ESL and nursing.