Nurse Practitioners and the Performance of Professional Competency: Accomplishing Patient-Centered Care (Communicating in Professions and Organizations) (Hardcover)

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Nurse Practitioners and the Performance of Professional Competency: Accomplishing Patient-Centered Care (Communicating in Professions and Organizations) (Hardcover)

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Represents the first attempt to bring together research on medical competency and linguistic choices

Explores the overlap between prescribed practices and linguistic features, opening up new approaches to medical discourse
Provides an analytical framework that can be applied to other provider-types
Staci Defibaugh is an Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics in the English Department at Old Dominion University, USA. Her research examines the interactional practices of nurse practitioner-patient visits, the role of neoliberalism in healthcare in the US, and the positioning of patients as being responsible for their health.

Product Details ISBN: 9783319683539
ISBN-10: 3319683535
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: February 16th, 2018
Pages: 133
Language: English
Series: Communicating in Professions and Organizations