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Book: Communication and Professional Relationships in Healthcare Practice

Chapter: 1.1 Introductory discussion of key concepts 1.2 An approach to understanding the complexity of the  communication process 1.3 The World of Communication model 1.4 Applying your learning to practice situations 1.5 Reflection and problem solving 1.6 Commentary 1.7 Discussion: issues to consider in the application  of discourse concepts 1.8 Summary 

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.20465


The present chapter presents some theoretical models of communication the complexities of the communication process, reflecting on the application of these models to professional practices. The TSF approach, the role of independent learning and exploration as a means of enhancing learning have been briefly discussed. 

Chapter Contributors

  • Sally Candlin ( - book-auth-689) 'Macquarie University'
  • Peter Roger ( - book-auth-690) 'Macquarie University'