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Need help with therapeutic communication

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by SNstressed SNstressed (New Member) New Member

SNstressed specializes in ER, OR.

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Hi, I'm a second semester student in her mental health rotation, and I'm having trouble 'redirecting' patients.

How can I redirect patients when they are, for example, telling a story and talking nonsense?

For some reason at my school, mental health seems to be the most difficult class. Are there any tips to surviving this class? Thanks so much.

..a stressed out student.:bow:

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Daytonite has 40 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in med/surg, telemetry, IV therapy, mgmt.

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therapeutic communication weblinks are listed on post #34 of this sticky thread: https://allnurses.com/nursing-student-assistance/health-assessment-resources-145091.html - health assessment resources, techniques, and forms. best wishes to you in this class.

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