Nontherapeutic Communication in Nursing: Techniques, Types & Examples


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In healthcare, advising refers to _____

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1. _____ refers to opposing whatever idea the patient has expressed.

2. Which nontherapeutic communication technique makes a patient feel invaded?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What nontherapeutic communication technique could cause a patient to feel that they're being invaded? Check your knowledge of this and the applications of nontherapeutic communication in nursing by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Term for opposing whatever idea the patient has expressed
  • The meaning of advising
  • Something that nurses who interpret might say
  • What 'I don't want to listen to that' is an example of

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on nontherapeutic communication in nursing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a nontherapeutic communication technique that makes a patient feel invaded
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the term advising and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

See what more you can learn about this form of communication using the lesson titled Nontherapeutic Communication in Nursing: Techniques, Types & Examples. Use this lesson to:

  • Define 'defending'
  • See what's involved in nontherapeutic communication
  • Review examples of different nontherapeutic communication