Educating children's nurses for communicating bad news

Doreen Anne Crawford, Doris Corkin, Jane Coad, Rachel Hollis

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Abstract

Some parents are unhappy with the way news is broken to them. This article seeks to educate and inform the reflective practitioner on a series of communication strategies to enhance their skills. This is important because the way news is disclosed can affect the way news is accepted and the level of support the family will require. The importance of
clarity, honesty and empathy is emphasised.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-33
Number of pages6
JournalNursing children and young people
Volume25
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

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Keywords

  • Bad news
  • Bereavement
  • Communication
  • Family support
  • Nurse education

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Educating children's nurses for communicating bad news. / Crawford, Doreen Anne; Corkin, Doris; Coad, Jane; Hollis, Rachel.

In: Nursing children and young people, Vol. 25, No. 8, 10.2013, p. 28-33.

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Crawford, Doreen Anne ; Corkin, Doris ; Coad, Jane ; Hollis, Rachel. / Educating children's nurses for communicating bad news. In: Nursing children and young people. 2013 ; Vol. 25, No. 8. pp. 28-33.
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