Therapeutic Communication in Nursing: Types & Examples


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Which of the following is a type of nonverbal therapeutic communication technique?

I. Touch
II. Talking
III. Eye contact

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1. Which of the following would be a therapeutic communication technique that involves BOTH verbal and nonverbal types of communication?

2. Which of the following statements about touch and therapeutic communication is CORRECT?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Discover what you know about therapeutic communication in nursing with this quiz/worksheet. You'll be answering questions on key points such as a nonverbal therapeutic communication technique and and a therapeutic communication technique that combines verbal and nonverbal strategies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you understand about these topics:

  • A true statement about touch and therapeutic communication
  • The appropriateness of a conversation between a nurse and patient
  • How to talk to a patient

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on therapeutic communication in nursing
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of therapeutic communication and how it's connected to talking to a patient in a professional manner
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding touch and therapeutic communication

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson is called Therapeutic Communication in Nursing: Types & Examples. You'll be taught about these study topics:

  • How to define therapeutic communication
  • The way therapeutic communication helps a nurse to do her job correctly
  • Nonverbal communication technique with regard to personal space
  • Examples of using proper communication techniques with a patient