Communication in Palliative Care: Education of Health Professionals in Brazil

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/156014
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Presentation
Title:
Communication in Palliative Care: Education of Health Professionals in Brazil
Abstract:
Communication in Palliative Care: Education of Health Professionals in Brazil
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2009
Author:Araujo, Monica Martins Trovo, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Universidade de Sao Paulo
Title:Professor
[Research Presentation] Purpose: To develop and to validate a programme of training in interpersonal communication in palliative care for health professionals. Methods: After literature review, there were adopted the theoretical referential in  interpersonal communication by Silva(1),  in death and dying process by Kubler-Ross (2) and in palliative care from WHO (3). In May 2008, the programme was applied  for 18 nurses from Sao Paulo city, Brazil. The sample  were constituted by convenience, in accordance with the number of people interested in participating of the programme. A questionnaire was applied before and after the training, aiming to check the assimilation of the content. Results: There was conceived a 12 hours programme of training,  with 3 modules of 4 hours. The module I detaches Basic Concepts in Communication, the module II treats the Interpersonal Communication in Palliative Care and the module III boards the Communication of  Bad News. There was perception of improvement in communication skills  after the training for two thirds of the participants and  increase in the rate of hit to the questions proposed in  half of the subjects. Some therapeutic communication strategies had their quotation increased after the training: listening (69,3 %), touch (53,8 %), demonstration of interest / empathy with the body language (46,2 %), clarity and objectivity in verbal communication (46,1 %), verbal reaffirmation of availability and non-desertion (38,5 %), more frequent presence (15,4 %). Conclusion: The proposal appeared efficient for the studied population and it has been applied to professionals of teams of palliative care, with subsequent analysis of impact. References: 1. Silva MJP. Comunicacao tem remedio. Sao Paulo: Gente; 1996.   2. Kubler-Ross E. Sobre a morte e o morrer. Sao Paulo: Martins Fontes; 2002.  3. World Health Organization (WHO). Definition of Palliative Care [on line]. Disponível em: http://www.who.int/cancer/ palliative/definition.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleCommunication in Palliative Care: Education of Health Professionals in Brazilen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/156014-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Communication in Palliative Care: Education of Health Professionals in Brazil</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2009</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Araujo, Monica Martins Trovo, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Universidade de Sao Paulo</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">monicatrovo@usp.br</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Presentation] Purpose: To develop and to validate a programme of training in interpersonal communication in palliative care for health professionals. Methods: After literature review, there were adopted the theoretical referential in&nbsp; interpersonal communication by Silva(1), &nbsp;in death and dying process by Kubler-Ross (2) and in palliative care from WHO (3). In May 2008, the programme was applied&nbsp; for 18 nurses from Sao Paulo city, Brazil. The sample &nbsp;were constituted by convenience, in accordance with the number of people interested in participating of the programme. A questionnaire was applied before and after the training, aiming to check the assimilation of the content. Results: There was conceived a 12 hours programme of training, &nbsp;with 3 modules of 4 hours. The module I detaches Basic Concepts in Communication, the module II treats the Interpersonal Communication in Palliative Care and the module III boards the Communication of&nbsp; Bad News. There was perception of improvement in communication skills &nbsp;after the training for two thirds of the participants and&nbsp; increase in the rate of hit to the questions proposed in &nbsp;half of the subjects. Some therapeutic communication strategies had their quotation increased after the training: listening (69,3 %), touch (53,8 %), demonstration of interest / empathy with the body language (46,2 %), clarity and objectivity in verbal communication (46,1 %), verbal reaffirmation of availability and non-desertion (38,5 %), more frequent presence (15,4 %). Conclusion: The proposal appeared efficient for the studied population and it has been applied to professionals of teams of palliative care, with subsequent analysis of impact. References: 1. Silva MJP. Comunicacao tem remedio. Sao Paulo: Gente; 1996.&nbsp;&nbsp; 2. Kubler-Ross E. Sobre a morte e o morrer. Sao Paulo: Martins Fontes; 2002. &nbsp;3. World Health Organization (WHO). Definition of Palliative Care [on line]. Dispon&iacute;vel em: http://www.who.int/cancer/ palliative/definition.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:22:20Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:22:20Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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